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 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.
The sooner Trump denialism gives way to the creation of compelling opposition, the better off Dems will be, Politico's Ben White says.
The Fed rate hike and the stronger dollar may stymie Trump's lofty plans to goose GDP growth, Politico's Ben White says.
The new year could get off to a tough start for the next occupant of the Oval Office. Here's why, according to Politico's Ben White.
Two new academic papers out this week painted a fairly grim picture of the bifurcated nature of the U.S. economy, Politico's Ben White says.
Trump's transition is a complete mess and there is no reason to assume his White House will be any different, Politico's Ben White says.
The Trump White House will be a chaotic disaster ruled by vengeance and score-settling, Politico's Ben White says.