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.
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.
Politico's Ben White offers up his midterm prediction for the Senate, as well as for other tight races around the country.
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.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose to the highest level since September, while durable goods unexpectedly rose.
Consumer spending rebounded in October, suggesting some resilience in the economy at the start of the fourth quarter.
The pace of business activity in the U.S. Midwest slowed in November, a report showed on Wednesday.
U.S. home buyers signed fewer contracts to buy existing homes in October, but new home sales rose for a third straight month.
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