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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

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Fees case may enable U.S. Supreme Court to curb union power

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday will consider for the second time in two years whether to choke off a critical funding stream for public-employee unions, potentially reducing organized labor's influence in the workplace and at the ballot box.

20 Feb 2018

U.S. top court rejects investor appeals over Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to revive litigation in which shareholders accused the federal government of overstepping its authority when it restructured mortgage finance firms Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac following the 2008 housing crisis.

16 Feb 2018

U.S. top court mulls whether to take up 'Dreamers' dispute

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday discussed in private how to handle President Donald Trump's appeal of a judge's decision blocking his plan to end protections for young illegal immigrants dubbed "Dreamers," and the nine justices could announce as early as Tuesday whether they will take up the case.

16 Feb 2018

U.S. Supreme Court weighs intervening in 'Dreamers' problem

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court could say on Friday whether it will consider President Donald Trump's appeal of a lower court decision blocking his order to end a program that shields hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation.

15 Feb 2018

U.S. court says Trump travel ban unlawfully discriminates against Muslims

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries violates the U.S. Constitution by discriminating on the basis of religion, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday in another legal setback for the policy.

13 Feb 2018

At long last, U.S. Senate debates 'Dreamer' immigrants' future

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate began a major, free-for-all immigration debate, its first in nearly five years, on Monday evening that could decide the fate of at least 700,000 "Dreamer" immigrants, young people brought into the country illegally years ago as children. | Video

22 Jan 2018

U.S. top court takes up property rights case involving endangered frog

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed hear a bid by timber company Weyerhaeuser Co seeking to limit the federal government's power to designate private land as protected habitat for endangered species in a case involving a warty amphibian called the dusky gopher frog.

22 Jan 2018

U.S. top court backs police over arrests at racy Washington party

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out almost $1 million in damages won by a group of partygoers in a civil rights lawsuit against Washington police stemming from a 2008 gathering in a vacant house featuring scantily clad women with money tucked in their garter belts.

22 Jan 2018

U.S. top court takes up property rights case involving endangered frog

WASHINGTON, Jan 22 The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed hear a bid by Louisiana landowners seeking to limit the federal government's power to designate private land as critical habitat for endangered species in a case involving a warty amphibian called the dusky gopher frog.

20 Jan 2018

U.S. Supreme Court to decide legality of Trump travel ban

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday set up a major showdown over presidential powers, agreeing to decide the legality of President Donald Trump's latest travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries. | Video

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