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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 2012

Guessing game begins over next Treasury chief

WASHINGTON Wanted for the Treasury Department: a new boss who can fix trillion-dollar-plus budget deficits, overhaul the tax system and spur a reluctant Europe into fixing its debt crisis.

10 May 2012

Bernanke-even worthy borrowers can't get mortgages

Banks have become so restrictive in making mortgages that many worthy home buyers are being frozen out of the U.S. housing market, and lending practices are not likely to loosen any time soon, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Thursday.

10 May 2012

Bernanke: even worthy borrowers can't get mortgages

Banks have become so restrictive in making mortgages that many worthy home buyers are being frozen out of the U.S. housing market, and lending practices are not likely to loosen any time soon, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Thursday.

08 May 2012

U.S. sees China pushed to let market forces work

WASHINGTON As China confronts the prospect of an aging population that will drive up wages, Beijing will be compelled to let market forces play a larger role in managing the economy, a senior U.S. Treasury Department official said on Tuesday.

08 May 2012

U.S. sees China pushed to let market forces work

WASHINGTON As China confronts the prospect of an aging population that will drive up wages, Beijing will be compelled to let market forces play a larger role in managing the economy, a senior U.S. Treasury Department official said on Tuesday.

07 May 2012

Consumer credit jumps in March

WASHINGTON Consumers went back to using their credit cards in March to keep spending while student and new-car loans shot up as the value of outstanding consumer credit jumped at the fastest rate since late 2001, data from the Federal Reserve showed on Monday.

24 Apr 2012

Without reforms, U.S. retirees to face dwindling funds

WASHINGTON Aging baby boomers got some jolting news on Monday when the U.S. government said the Social Security retirement program is on track to go bankrupt three years earlier than expected if reforms are not made.

23 Apr 2012

Without reforms, U.S. retirees to face dwindling funds

WASHINGTON Aging baby boomers got some jolting news on Monday when the U.S. government said the Social Security retirement program is on track to go bankrupt three years earlier than expected if reforms are not made.

23 Apr 2012

Europe pressed for action to end debt crisis

WASHINGTON Global finance chiefs pressed Europe in weekend talks to quickly put in place the economic reforms needed to finally extinguish its debt crisis now that newly increased financial buffers have bought some precious time.

22 Apr 2012

Europe pressed for action to end debt crisis

WASHINGTON Global finance chiefs pressed Europe in weekend talks to quickly put in place the economic reforms needed to finally extinguish its debt crisis now that newly increased financial buffers have bought some precious time.

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