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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Investors are celebrating President Donald Trump's speech, but they may be getting ahead of themselves, Politico's Ben White writes.
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A look into the possible Mnuchin Treasury Department under President Donald Trump.
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The risk for companies is that employees, shareholders and customers could punish them more for their silence, Politico's Ben White says.
Wall Street says enthusiasm for Trump has stalled because of the president's mercurial, unpredictable approach, Politico's Ben White says.
Donald Trump had an opportunity to start his administration on a positive, uplifting note. He chose not to, Politico's Ben White says
The latest poll numbers for Donald Trump are stark. Politico's Ben White explains how that may play out.
Trump could find himself the latest in a line of presidents whose efforts to reshape health care cost them, Politico's Ben White says.
Trump may quickly learn that America is pretty great right now and won't get a whole lot greater for years, Politico's Ben White says.