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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The sooner Trump denialism gives way to the creation of compelling opposition, the better off Dems will be, Politico's Ben White says.
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The new year could get off to a tough start for the next occupant of the Oval Office. Here's why, according to Politico's Ben White.
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There's no way yet to say what a Trump presidency will look like, only the opportunity to reflect on us being so wrong, Politico's Ben White says.
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