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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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

25 Aug 2017

Private consumption drives German growth in second quarter

BERLIN Consumers were the main source of growth in Germany in the second quarter, data showed on Friday, as Europe's largest economy reaped the benefits of record-high employment, rising wages and low interest rates. | Video

25 Aug 2017

In their best red stilettos, German transvestites stomp on AfD

BERLIN German drag queens are using satire to spoof a hard-right party's anti-Islam election campaign, and German voters are loving it.

23 Aug 2017

Schaeuble wants bigger role for euro zone's bailout fund

BERLIN German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble wants to reform the euro zone's bailout fund so that it can play a stronger role in preventing crises in the single currency bloc, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

20 Aug 2017

Germany bets on second time lucky with migrant workers

GESCHER, Germany As Germany struggles to absorb more than a million migrants from the Middle East and Africa, the government is hoping to avoid the mistakes it made half a century ago when it brought in a generation of guest workers from Turkey.

18 Aug 2017

Germany bets on second time lucky with migrant workers

GESCHER, Germany As Germany struggles to absorb more than a million migrants from the Middle East and Africa, the government is hoping to avoid the mistakes it made half a century ago when it brought in a generation of guest workers from Turkey.

09 Aug 2017

Germany's FDP says Lower Saxony should sell $9 billion VW stake

BERLIN Germany's Free Democrats (FDP) party has called for the state of Lower Saxony to sell its $9 billion (6.92 billion pounds) stake in Volkswagen , seizing on the emissions scandal at the carmaker as an opportunity to burnish its pro-business credentials ahead of an election.

08 Aug 2017

Drop in German trade activity feeds into global stimulus debate

BERLIN German trade activity slowed abruptly in June, adding to signs that demand in leading economies may be starting to flag just as central banks consider scaling back years of stimulus.

09 Jul 2017

Scuffles, water cannon at final anti-G20 march in Hamburg

HAMBURG Hundreds of hooded anti-capitalist militants scuffled with German police on the fringes of a largely peaceful march on Saturday against a G20 summit of global leaders in Hamburg, after two days of violent clashes which marred the G20 summit. | Video

09 Jul 2017

Hamburg's G20 rioters are 'crazy' in the eyes of Arab refugees

HAMBURG Arab refugees watching anti-G20 riots in Hamburg from the relative safety of a falafel joint said on Saturday the rioters were insane for destroying their tolerant adoptive city and were astonished by what they saw as the police's restraint.

09 Jul 2017

Hamburg's G20 rioters are 'crazy' in the eyes of Arab refugees

HAMBURG Arab refugees watching anti-G20 riots in Hamburg from the relative safety of a falafel joint said on Saturday the rioters were insane for destroying their tolerant adoptive city and were astonished by what they saw as the police's restraint.

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