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Ben Wolfgang

Ben Wolfgang

Ben Wolfgang covers the White House for The Washington Times.

Before joining the Times in March 2011, Ben spent four years as a political reporter at the Republican-Herald in Pottsville, Pa.

He can be reached at bwolfgang@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Ben Wolfgang

President Barack Obama waves after speaking at the SelectUSA Investment Summit, hosted by the Commerce Department, Monday, March 23, 2015, in National Harbor, Md. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Obama shakes up staff, names first White House digital officer

With less than two years to go before he leaves office, President Obama on Tuesday shook up his inner circle, appointing a new senior adviser and creating a new White House position focused on digital media and communications. Published March 24, 2015

President Barack Obama stands with then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton as he announces that she will travel to Myanmar, on the sidelines of the ASEAN and East Asia summit in Nusa Dua, on the island of Bali, Indonesia, Friday, Nov. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) ** FILE **

Obama, Hillary Clinton hold another secret meeting

For the third time in 10 months, President Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton had a secret White House meeting that was not on the president's official schedule and was revealed to reporters only after it concluded. Published March 23, 2015