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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Big donors on the Street and in D.C. are speculating that Jeb Bush could raise more than $100 million in the first quarter, Politico's Ben White says.
The Hillary Clinton email story may fade in coming weeks, but it won't go away entirely, Politico's Ben White says.
The "audit the Fed" issue raised by Rand Paul is likely to come up for other 2016 presidential hopefuls, Politico's Ben White says.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week pointing to a healthy labor market.
Now may be a good time to start normalizing U.S. monetary policy, Federal Reserve policymaker James Bullard said on Thursday.
Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart also tells CNBC that first-quarter economic growth is very soft.
"We can get out of this if the Fed had any guts, but they don't," analyst Peter Boockvar tells CNBC.
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