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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 Nov 2017

Macron tones down criticism of Poland, but concerned by its judicial reform plans

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that Poland's plans to overhaul the judiciary remained a cause for concern though there were a decreasing number of subjects where the two countries did not see eye-to-eye.

07 Nov 2017

France postpones target for cutting nuclear share of power production

PARIS The French government has postponed a long-held target to reduce the share of nuclear energy in the country's power production after grid operator RTE warned it risked supply shortages after 2020 and could miss a goal to curb carbon emissions.

07 Nov 2017

France postpones target to drop share of nuclear energy in power mix

PARIS President Emmanuel Macron's government on Tuesday postponed a long-held target to reduce the share of nuclear energy in France's electricity generation.

05 Nov 2017

France's Le Maire heads to Berlin to test Eurogroup waters

BERLIN/PARIS French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire will meet German officials in Berlin this week to discuss the future of the euro zone and assess his own prospects of becoming the next chairman of the Eurogroup forum of finance ministers.

18 Oct 2017

In working class Paris suburb, 'Macronomics' falls flat

GENNEVILLIERS, France In Gennevilliers, a communist-held suburb on the Paris outskirts, President Emmanuel Macron's promises to help the poor are met with scorn.

15 Oct 2017

Macron urges the French to value success, rejects 'president of rich' tag

PARIS Emmanuel Macron on Sunday said he was a president of all French, dismissing opponents' criticisms that his policies favour the rich while urging his countrymen to adopt a more positive attitude towards success.

03 Oct 2017

Macron fights 'president of the rich' tag after ending wealth tax

PARIS President Emmanuel Macron fought off accusations of favouring the rich on Tuesday after making good on a campaign pledge to scrap France's wealth tax - a symbol of social justice that has scared off thousands of millionaires from French shores.

08 Sep 2017

Invest in Greece, you won't regret it - Greek PM

ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras urged French businesses on Friday to invest in Greece, as it emerges from its debt crisis, and assured them that they would not regret it.

08 Sep 2017

Total CEO calls for EU-wide response to Chinese buying spree

ATHENS European Union countries must work together to prevent state-backed Chinese firms taking control of strategic sectors within the region, the chief executive of French oil company Total said on Friday.

08 Sep 2017

Macron hurls challenge to Europe - reform or decline

ATHENS Europe risks subjugation to China and the United States unless it becomes more sovereign and democratic, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday in a speech underlining the scale of his ambition to reform the European Union. | Video

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