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Dave Boyer

Dave Boyer

Dave Boyer is a White House correspondent for The Washington Times. A native of Allentown, Pa., Boyer worked for the Philadelphia Inquirer from 2002 to 2011 and also has covered Congress for the Times. He is a graduate of Penn State University. Boyer can be reached at dboyer@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Dave Boyer

New York Gov. Andrew Coumo speaks during a news conference at Bellevue Hospital to discuss Craig Spencer, a Doctors Without Borders physician who tested positive for the Ebola virus, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in New York. Spencer recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Obama calls N.Y. officials about new Ebola case

President Obama spoke by phone late Thursday night with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo about the city's first Ebola case, offering federal assistance. Published October 24, 2014

White House press secretary Josh Earnest speaks during his daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, where he spoke about the shootings in Canada and answered questions about Ebola. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

White House cites 'chemistry' for closing fundraisers to media

Fans of the cable show "Breaking Bad" might enjoy the White House's chemistry-class explanation Wednesday for why it bars reporters from covering President Obama's question-and-answer sessions with wealthy Democratic campaign donors. Published October 22, 2014

White House press secretary Josh Earnest speaks during his daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, where he spoke about the shootings in Canada and answered questions about Ebola. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

White House denies covert plan to issue millions of green cards

President Obama's spokesman laughed off as "crazy" Wednesday reports that the Homeland Security Department is preparing for an increase in the number of immigrants living illegally in the country by ordering enough paper to print as many as 5 million "green" cards annually. Published October 22, 2014

President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks to the media about the government's Ebola response in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Obama: Terrorism may be cause of Canadian attacks

President Obama suggested Wednesday that a series of shootings in Canada may have been acts of terrorism and said he has directed U.S. authorities to work closely with the Canadian government, in part to protect the long border between the two countries. Published October 22, 2014

In this Sept. 1, 2014, file photo, Jeffrey Fowle, an American detained in North Korea, speaks to The Associated Press, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)

North Korea releases American tourist

The White House confirmed Tuesday that North Korea has released American Jeffrey Fowle, who had been detained by the regime since last spring. Published October 21, 2014

President Barack Obama delivers remarks during a campaign rally for Gov. Pat Quinn, D-Ill., at Chicago State University on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Unpopular Obama sidelined during midterms

The White House Tuesday defended President Obama's increasingly invisible campaign work for congressional Democrats in the midterm elections and suggested that candidates who are shunning him will be to blame if Democrats lose control of the Senate. Published October 21, 2014

President Barack Obama delivers remarks during a campaign rally for Maryland gubernatorial candidate Anthony Brown at Wise High School, on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Upper Marlboro, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Obama: No rush to end affirmative action

In a new interview, President Obama said courts should allow affirmative action for the foreseeable future, but he believes he can do more for the cause of racial justice with policies to help black students obtain high school diplomas. Published October 20, 2014

While Pennsylvania state Rep. Marty Flynn didn't respond to a request for an interview, he appears to be embracing the role of a hero, posing for this photo at his local barbershop while holding a sign proclaiming "Warning: Protected by Second Amendment Security," as the employees proudly display their firearms. The photo was quickly taken down from the Facebook page of the Loyalty Barbershop & Shave Parlor. (Facebook)

Pennsylvania lawmaker who fired on mugger has admirers, critics

The Pennsylvania state representative who fended off a mugging by pulling out his own gun is drawing mixed reactions, with some people praising him as a folk hero and others demanding to know why he didn't dial 9-1-1 instead. Published October 19, 2014