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, has two sons and lives in New York City.
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The president's move on immigration scrambled the calculus for how Congress avoids a government shutdown, Politico's Ben White says.
A storm is gathering in D.C. over the president's planned action on immigration. Politico's Ben White explains the possible fallout.
Politico's Ben White offers up his midterm prediction for the Senate, as well as for other tight races around the country.
Potential runoff elections in Georgia and Louisiana could delay news who controls the Senate, says Politico's Ben White.
A picture of the U.S. electorate is emerging, and it is not pretty for either party, according to a poll from Politico.
US weekly jobless claims totaled 267,000, better than expected.
Growth accelerated in the second quarter as a pick up in consumer spending offset the drag from soft business spending on equipment.
The government announces its annual revisions of the past three years and confirms CNBC stories that raised questions about growth.
Rental prices rose faster than incomes in June, but showed signs of slowing in New York, Los Angeles, and Washington.