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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Unless Hillary Clinton delivers a historic wipeout, D.C. in 2017 will likely look much like D.C. of the last few years, Politico's Ben White says.
Donald Trump had a chance to make a play for the dwindling slice of undecided voters. He took the chance and scorched it, Politico's Ben White says.
Donald Trump's attempt to foment unrest and call the election's outcome into question won't work, Politico's Ben White says.
Hillary Clinton may have held back for strategic reasons, preferring to keep Trump alive rather than face Mike Pence, Politico's Ben White says.
Larry Sabato, Director of UVA Center for Politics, and Ben White, Politico Chief Economic Correspondent and CNBC Contributor, discuss Donald Trump's campaign and the news about his tax loopholes.
Trump's campaign appears to be going into a death spiral and is running out of chances to turn things around, Politico's Ben White says.
Trump could eventually make it close again. But if he does, history shows he'll find a way to blow himself up once more, Politico's Ben White says.
At the debate, he was the Donald Trump the nation came to know during the primaries. And that Donald Trump can't win, Politico's Ben White says.
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.
With real safe rates of return exceptionally low and not expected to rise soon, rates should be expected to stay exceptionally low during the forecast horizon, Bullard said.
The number of Americans filing for benefits rose more than expected, but remained below a level that is associated with a strong labor market.
The Fed will likely raise rates later this year if the economy remains on its current path, New York Fed President William Dudley said.
Donald Trump's rhetoric about NAFTA and Ford moving auto-manufacturing jobs to Mexico doesn't match reality.