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.
Liberals will clash with the administration and more moderate Democrats to define the party's future, Politico's Ben White says.
This Washington policymaker faces a daunting set of tasks, says Politico's Ben White.
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.
Whlie falling oil prices are helping the U.S. economy, job prospects in the oil patch aren't so bright.
U.S. consumer spending recorded is biggest gain in three months in November as low gasoline prices freed up income for discretionary spending.
Sales of new U.S. single-family homes fell for a second straight month in November.
U.S. consumer sentiment jumped to its highest level in nearly eight years on cheaper gasoline and better job and wage prospects, a survey showed.
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