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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Trump's transition is a complete mess and there is no reason to assume his White House will be any different, Politico's Ben White says.
The Trump White House will be a chaotic disaster ruled by vengeance and score-settling, Politico's Ben White says.
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.
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.