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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

22 Dec 2016

North Carolina rebuffs transgender bathroom law repeal

RALEIGH, N.C. North Carolina's Republican-controlled legislature on Wednesday rejected a bid to repeal a state law restricting bathroom access for transgender people, which has drawn months of protests and boycotts by opponents decrying the measure as discriminatory. | Video

21 Dec 2016

North Carolina lawmakers mull repeal of transgender bathroom law

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec 21 The North Carolina legislature was due to meet on Wednesday to consider repealing a law restricting bathrooms access for transgender people that has sparked months of protests from critics who see it as an overt act of anti-gay discrimination.

17 Dec 2016

North Carolina lawmakers pass curbs on incoming Democratic governor

RALEIGH, N.C. North Carolina's Republican-dominated legislature passed a series of measures on Friday to curtail the executive authority of Democratic Governor-elect Roy Cooper just weeks before he is to succeed a Republican in the executive mansion.

15 Dec 2016

North Carolina Republicans try to strip powers from incoming Democratic governor

RALEIGH, N.C. North Carolina's Republican-dominated legislature is moving to strip powers from the state's incoming governor, Democrat Roy Cooper, three weeks before he is to succeed a Republican in the executive mansion. | Video

26 Apr 2016

Battle over N.C. transgender law intensifies as lawmakers reconvene

RALEIGH, N.C. Thousands of people flocked to North Carolina's capital on Monday to show both support and disdain for a law that has thrust the state into the international spotlight over its restrictions on transgender bathroom access and gay rights. | Video

25 Apr 2016

Critics of N.C. transgender law deliver petitions seeking repeal

RALEIGH, N.C., April 25 Opponents of a North Carolina law that restricts bathroom choices for transgender people said they have nearly 180,000 signatures on petitions demanding its repeal as lawmakers return on Monday for a legislative session receiving national scrutiny.

24 Sep 2015

N.C. girl, 3, whose father is accused of trying to drown her, dies

RALEIGH, N.C. A 3-year-old North Carolina girl, whose father is accused of trying to drown her and her siblings, has died, police said on Wednesday.

21 Sep 2015

N.C. man accused of trying to drown daughters, ages 3 and 5

RALEIGH, N.C. A North Carolina father is facing attempted murder charges after he allegedly tried to drown his young daughters in a pond, police said on Monday.

11 Jun 2015

North Carolina lawmakers allow 'opt-out' over same-sex marriage

RALEIGH, N.C. Government officials in North Carolina can refuse to perform same-sex marriages by citing religious objections under a law enacted on Thursday by the Republican-led legislature, which voted to override the governor's veto.

11 Jun 2015

North Carolina lawmakers allow 'opt-out' over same-sex marriage

RALEIGH, N.C. Government officials in North Carolina can refuse to perform same-sex marriages by citing religious objections under a law enacted on Thursday by the Republican-led legislature, which voted to override the governor's veto.

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