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.
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.
It sure looks like Jeb Bush, a favorite of centrist Wall Street Republicans, will make a run for president in 2016, says Politico's Ben White.
Sales of new U.S. single-family homes rose in September, but a sharp downward revision to August's sales pace pointed to a fragile recovery.
A gauge designed to predict the economy's future health rose in September, data showed on Thursday.
Steve James was impressed by the work ethic of the minimum-wage workers he met while making his documentary, "The Value of Work." He thinks they deserve better.
The U.S. manufacturing sector slowed to its lowest rate of growth since July, while a gauge of new orders hit its lowest level since January.
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