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.
Wages barely budged in July and the workweek remained flat. That is not good politically for the Democrats, POLITICO's Ben White says.
Recent forecasts suggest a GOP takeover of the Senate seems probable, but good economic news could save the Democrats, Politico's Ben White says.
In his reply to the tragedy in Ukraine, President Obama should have been stronger, some Republican hawks say, but in polls voters may not agree. Politico's Ben White reports.
Fed interest rate hikes may not be as far off as investors believe, Kansas City Fed President Esther George told CNBC.
U.S. homeowners resold their homes at the fastest pace in nearly a year, while a key manufacturing index surged.
The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in August, exceeding expectations and moving at the fastest pace in more than four years.
U.S. jobless claims fell below the psychologically key 300,000 level, as the labor recovery continued.
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