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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Trailing badly in polls, Donald Trump has no choice but to try a reboot. But there's no reason to believe it will work, Politico's Ben White says.
Donald Trump's campaign is not in a position to capture the 8 percent of undecided voters a new poll is showing, Politico's Ben White says.
As the DNC gets underway in Philadelphia, things are not going very well for Hillary Clinton, Politico's Ben White says.
Donald Trump's challenge in Cleveland is pretty simple: Get the nation to stop hating him, Politico's Ben White says.
If Bernie Sanders can get most of his fans to hold their noses and vote for Hillary Clinton, it will be a big win for her, Politico's Ben White says.
The 287,000 jobs added in June will give Hillary Clinton a boost, but there's some peril in the next few months, Politico's Ben White says.