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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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22 Sep 2017

Exclusive - Front-runner Ekholm blocked as new Riksbank governor: sources

STOCKHOLM Karolina Ekholm, the front-runner and a Social Democrat top pick to take over as Swedish central bank chief, has been rejected by the opposition, raising the prospect of Stefan Ingves's mandate as Riksbank governor being extended, sources told Reuters.

25 Aug 2017

Swedish centre-right opposition leader resigns one year from election

STOCKHOLM The leader of Sweden's Moderate party said on Friday she would step down, leaving the main centre-right opposition Alliance bloc without a clear candidate for prime minister just a year ahead of a general election.

11 Aug 2017

It never got paid for the Volvos, but could Sweden mediate with North Korea?

STOCKHOLM Sweden has not yet been paid by North Korea for the hundreds of Volvo sedans it imported in the 1970s and which can still be seen on the streets of the communist country.

11 Aug 2017

It never got paid for the Volvos, but could Sweden mediate with North Korea?

STOCKHOLM Sweden has not yet been paid by North Korea for the hundreds of Volvo saloons it imported in the 1970s and which can still be seen on the streets of the communist country.

04 Jul 2017

Swedish central bank signals policy shift as holds rates

STOCKHOLM Sweden's central bank took a step towards reversing course on Tuesday after more than two years of negative interest rates, saying it did not expect to cut borrowing costs again while not closing the door entirely on further easing.

01 Jun 2017

Sweden says EU aid should depend on acceptance of refugees

STOCKHOLM The European Union, facing smaller dues when Britain leaves, should make aid to poorer member states conditional on their willingness to accept asylum seekers, Sweden's Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson said.

09 Apr 2017

Stockholm attack suspect is Uzbek denied residency in Sweden

HJULSTA, Sweden The arrested man suspected by police of killing four people by ramming a truck into crowds in Stockholm is a 39-year-old from Uzbekistan who had been denied permanent residency in Sweden and who had expressed sympathy for Islamic State.

09 Apr 2017

Stockholm attack suspect is Uzbek denied residency in Sweden

HJULSTA, Sweden The arrested man suspected by police of killing four people by ramming a truck into crowds in Stockholm is a 39-year-old from Uzbekistan who had been denied permanent residency in Sweden and who had expressed sympathy for Islamic State.

08 Apr 2017

Uzbek man main suspect in Swedish truck attack that killed four

STOCKHOLM A 39-year-old Uzbek man being held in custody is the suspected driver of a hijacked beer delivery truck that ploughed into crowds in central Stockholm, killing four people and wounding 15 in an apparent terror attack, police said on Saturday. | Video

31 Mar 2017

PM Lofven says foreign powers threatening Sweden's 2018 election

STOCKHOLM Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said "foreign powers" were likely to try to interfere with Sweden's elections next year, adding the country's cyber-security defences would be strengthened.

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