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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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.
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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