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, lives in New Jersey with his wife and two sons.
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The Trump administration is handling a push for a tax reform bill in a superior way to the health-care debacle, Politico's Ben White says.
Trump says he still wants to get to a 15 percent top corporate tax rate even though no one thinks that's possible, Politico's Ben White says.
As both Congress and the president head out for a couple weeks of August vacation, it's time to look back on the first chapter of Trump's presidency.
President Donald Trump remains obsessed with getting an Obamacare repeal bill to sign and spent the weekend and Monday tweeting about it.
This was not a good week for the White House for a number of reasons, Politico's Ben White says.
Scaramucci could be a shrewd hire, but his hiring shows just how messed up the West Wing really is, Politico's Ben White says.
Discussing the candidates for Federal Reserve Chair after Janet Yellen with POLITICO's Ben White.
Jim Donovan is dropping out as President Donald Trump's nominee to serve as deputy Treasury secretary, Politico's Ben White says.
The latest in a seemingly endless parade of scandals will further erode the president's ability to make progress on major legislative goals.