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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

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23 May 2018

U.S. Senate, House panels OK bills to tighten foreign investment oversight

WASHINGTON Committees in the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to approve bills aimed at tightening oversight of foreign investment to slow China's acquisition of sensitive U.S. technology.

22 May 2018

U.S. Senate panel OKs bill to tighten foreign investment oversight

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate Banking Committee voted on Tuesday to approve a bill that would tighten oversight of foreign investment to slow China's acquisition of sensitive U.S. technology.

22 May 2018

U.S. Senate panel OKs bill to tighten foreign investment oversight

WASHINGTON, May 22 The U.S. Senate Banking Committee voted on Tuesday to approve a bill that would tighten oversight of foreign investment to slow China's acquisition of sensitive U.S. technology.

22 May 2018

Trump floats management changes instead of sanctions for China's ZTE

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday floated a plan to fine ZTE Corp and shake up its management as his administration considered rolling back more severe penalties that have crippled the Chinese telecommunications company.

21 May 2018

U.S. Chamber of Commerce, others back changes to foreign investment bill

The powerful U.S. Chamber of Commerce, along with business groups which lobby for oil, tech, and other industries, said on Monday that they supported changes to bills to tighten oversight of foreign investment, especially Chinese investment.

18 May 2018

U.S. bill to reform foreign investment review wins business group's support

WASHINGTON A lobbying group representing major foreign companies doing business in the United States including Anheuser Busch Inbev and Siemens said on Friday it had dropped its opposition to bills that would tighten oversight of foreign investment.

18 May 2018

U.S. House panel hopes to vote soon on bill tightening foreign investment

WASHINGTON A U.S. House of Representatives panel hopes to vote shortly on proposed changes to a bill to tighten oversight of foreign investment in the United States, according to a source close to the process.

17 May 2018

U.S. House panel hopes to vote soon on bill aimed at restricting Chinese foreign investment

WASHINGTON, May 17 A U.S. House of Representatives panel hopes to vote shortly on proposed changes to a bill to tighten oversight of foreign investment in the United States, according to a source close to the process.

17 May 2018

Democrats on FTC vote no on consumer protection appointee

WASHINGTON The two Democrats on the five-member Federal Trade Commission voted to oppose the appointment of a lawyer tapped to head the commission's Bureau of Consumer Protection because of his previous work for Equifax and other companies being probed by the agency.

11 May 2018

Foreign investment bill targeting China heads for Senate panel vote

WASHINGTON A bill aimed at tightening oversight of foreign investment in the United States because of concern about China's acquisition of critical technology is headed for a vote this month in the U.S. Senate Banking Committee, the panel said on Friday.

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