Prior to joining Politico in the fall of 2009, White served as a Wall Street reporter for the New York Times, where he shared a Society of Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) award for breaking news coverage of the financial crisis.
From 2005 to 2007, White was Wall Street correspondent and U.S. Banking Editor at the Financial Times. White worked at the Washington Post for nine years before joining the FT. He served as national political researcher and research assistant to columnist David S. Broder and later as Wall Street correspondent.
White, a 1994 graduate of Kenyon College, lives in New Jersey with his wife and two sons.
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This time, Trump celebrated the strong jobs numbers. Under Obama, he dismissed positive employment reports, Politico's Ben White says.
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A look into the possible Mnuchin Treasury Department under President Donald Trump.
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The risk for companies is that employees, shareholders and customers could punish them more for their silence, Politico's Ben White says.