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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It's easy to lose sight that while swaths of the electorate revile Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton is in nearly as bad shape, Politico's Ben White says.
House Speaker Paul Ryan will want to know just how conservative Donald Trump is on trade, taxes and spending, Politico's Ben White says.
Now that Donald Trump is the presumptive nominee, a GOP civil war that will break the party into pieces is fully underway, Politico's Ben White says.
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Voters go to the polls in five states Tuesday. This is what we will know Wednesday morning, Politico's Ben White says.
House Speaker Paul Ryan has told Wall Streeters in no uncertain terms to face reality: He won't be the nominee, Politico's Ben White says.
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The Trump administration appointee said he is "primarily focused on middle-class" tax cuts.
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