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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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May faces parliamentary showdown with Brexit rebels

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May's control of the Brexit process will undergo its stiffest parliamentary test yet on Wednesday, when she faces a showdown with rebels in her own party over the laws that will take Britain out of the European Union.

08 Dec 2017

May's Brexit deal wins her some peace at home - at least for now

LONDON Theresa May won a temporary reprieve from rival factions within her own party on Friday by striking a overnight agreement with the European Union that some business leaders hope will increase prospects of an orderly exit from the bloc.

08 Dec 2017

May's Brexit deal wins her some peace at home - at least for now

LONDON Britain's Theresa May won a temporary reprieve from rival factions within her own party on Friday by striking a overnight agreement with the European Union that some business leaders hope will increase prospects of an orderly exit from the bloc.

07 Dec 2017

UK criticises Muslim Brotherhood, defends Western policy

LONDON British foreign secretary Boris Johnson singled out the Muslim Brotherhood and its associates for criticism on Thursday in a speech calling for a renewed western diplomatic push in the Middle East to tackle Islamic extremism.

06 Dec 2017

Britain has not formally assessed impact of Brexit on economy - Brexit minister

LONDON Britain has not conducted formal sector-by-sector analyses of the impact that leaving the European Union will have on the economy, Brexit minister David Davis said on Wednesday, arguing they were not necessary yet. | Video

23 Nov 2017

UK sees weak growth, more borrowing, but Hammond says will spend

LONDON Brexit-bound Britain slashed its economic growth forecasts and ramped up its borrowing plans going into the 2020s, but Chancellor Philip Hammond announced a number of spending steps aimed at winning back voters. | Video

22 Nov 2017

UK government averts Brexit rebellion, giving ground on EU rights plan

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May's government averted a rebellion in parliament on Tuesday over plans to ditch the European Union's Charter of Fundamental Rights, promising to review its approach and make changes if needed.

20 Nov 2017

Hammond seeks answer to voter unrest in new housebuilding push

LONDON British finance minister Philip Hammond, under pressure to help weakened Prime Minister Theresa May in this week's budget, promised to speed up house building and said he had some room to help voters despite his squeeze on public finances.

20 Nov 2017

Britain to submit 'Brexit bill' proposal before December EU meeting

LONDON Britain will submit proposals on how to settle its divorce bill with the European Union before an EU summit next month and is expected to negotiate hard, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday.

14 Nov 2017

Factbox - Divided, rebellious parliament takes on May's Brexit plan

LONDON British lawmakers will debate legislation underpinning the government's plan to leave the European Union this week, the latest stage in an arduous journey through parliament.

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