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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WASHINGTON, July 13 U.S. consumer watchdog chief Mick Mulvaney ordered that a debt collector and its former chief executive be fined $800,000 for harassing customers, but he dropped $60 million in customer payouts that his Obama-era predecessor had sought, according to three people familiar with the decision.
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The U.S. regulator for consumer finance said on Friday it would not penalize Citigroup for overcharging credit card customers provided the bank returns $335 million to the 1.75 million borrower accounts that are due refunds.
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Equifax Inc on Wednesday avoided fines in a deal with eight states' banking regulators over a data breach that compromised sensitive data of more than 145 million people, as the credit reporting agency agreed to tighten up security.
WASHINGTON A top U.S. banking regulator who bought financial stocks in the months before he became a regulator for the industry told lawmakers on Thursday that those investments were allowable and proper.
WASHINGTON, June 14 A top U.S. banking regulator who bought financial stocks in the months before he became a regulator for the industry told lawmakers on Thursday that those investments were allowable and proper.
WASHINGTON U.S. consumer watchdogs expressed concern on Friday that a lawyer who represented credit reporting companies over a massive data breach at Equifax is being considered to head the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Consumer Protection.
WASHINGTON, May 11 U.S. consumer watchdogs expressed concern on Friday that a lawyer who represented credit reporting companies over a massive data breach at Equifax is being considered to head the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Consumer Protection.
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee for Wall Street regulator Comptroller of the Currency bought financial stocks until he took office in November, according to financial disclosure documents filed with the Office of Government Ethics.
WASHINGTON/BOSTON Wells Fargo & Co's disclosure of how its chief executive's pay compares to the rest of its workforce has drawn criticism from some company employees ahead of the scandal-plagued bank's annual shareholder meeting.
Wells Fargo & Co will pay $1 billion to settle with U.S. regulators who say the bank wrongly layered insurance on hundreds of thousands of drivers and routinely hit homebuyers with excessive fees, officials said on Friday. | Video
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