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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Politico's Ben White talks about the advantages and disadvantages between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. And Gillian Tett of the Financial Times, weighs in.
Trump's commentary Monday will not erase Clinton's rough weekend but it allows Democrats to hammer him again, Politico's Ben White says.
At the moment, Donald Trump has made it seem more like a normal race. Here's what could go wrong, Politico's Ben White explains.
Trailing badly in polls, Donald Trump has no choice but to try a reboot. But there's no reason to believe it will work, Politico's Ben White says.
Donald Trump's campaign is not in a position to capture the 8 percent of undecided voters a new poll is showing, Politico's Ben White says.
As the DNC gets underway in Philadelphia, things are not going very well for Hillary Clinton, Politico's Ben White says.
Donald Trump's challenge in Cleveland is pretty simple: Get the nation to stop hating him, Politico's Ben White says.
Manufacturing activity fell more than expected in September, amid the weakest improvement in business conditions since June.
Boston Fed's Eric Rosengren said that he believed rates should be raised gradually and warned that a fall in unemployment could derail the economic recovery.
Investors should start brushing up on astrophysics to understand why the world's economy may be approaching a cosmic conclusion, says Stephen Scott.
The number of Americans filing for benefits fell, pointing to labor market strength that could pave the way for the Fed to raise rates this year.