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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

Hillary Rodham Clinton smiles during a keynote address at the Watermark Silicon Valley Conference for Women, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

White House dodges questions on Clinton Foundation donations

The White House ducked questions Thursday about a foreign donation that violated the administration's ethics agreement with the Clinton Foundation, saying only that President Obama is "very pleased" with Hillary Rodham Clinton's service as secretary of state. Published February 26, 2015

President Barack Obama, left, speaks next to first lady Michelle Obama during a reception in recognition of African American History Month in the East Room of the White House Washington, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Obama cites Trayvon Martin at black history reception

At a reception to celebrate Black History Month, President Obama noted the third anniversary of the shooting death of Trayvon Martin and offered condolences to the teen's parents, who were guests in the audience at the White House. Published February 26, 2015

Then-White House press secretary Jay Carney speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington in this June 2, 2014, file photo. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Jay Carney accepts job with Amazon

Former White House press secretary Jay Carney has accepted a job working for Jeffrey Bezos, the Amazon founder who also owns The Washington Post. Published February 26, 2015

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler gestures as he speaks during an open hearing in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. The FCC votes on a plan that would require Internet providers like Comcast, Verizon AT&T and others to act in the public interest when providing a mobile connection to your home or phone. The industry is widely expected to go to court to find the regulation, once approved. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Split FCC approves 'net neutrality' plan; dissenters decry Obama 'power grab'

In a landmark decision, a divided Federal Communications Commission Thursday approved "net neutrality," giving the federal government a major role in setting the rules of the road for Internet traffic, a move that critics warned will impose broad regulations affecting devices such as laptops and smartphones and open the door to government oversight of what goes on the Web. Published February 26, 2015

VA office agrees to change 'wanted' poster for workers

Managers at a Department of Veterans Affairs office in Florida are changing an employee-of-the-month "wanted" poster graphic, complete with bullet holes, after the employees' union complained about the image. Published February 24, 2015

President Barack Obama closes his eyes as a prayer is offered at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

White House denies scare tactics in homeland security funding dispute

The White House says there is no credible terrorist threat against the Mall of America in Minnesota, and denied that Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson's warning to shoppers was a scare tactic in the administration's immigration funding battle with congressional Republicans. Published February 23, 2015

President Barack Obama speaks in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington, Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, during a meeting of the Democratic Governor's Association. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) ** FILE **

Obama to call for more regulation on financial brokers

President Obama will call Monday for more regulations on financial advisers, saying investors need to be protected from bad advice by brokers who are more concerned with maximizing their own profits. Published February 23, 2015

President Barack Obama gestures as he finishes speaking to members of the National Governors Association, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in the State Dining Room of White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama blasts unscrupulous financial advisers

President Obama proposed regulations Monday that he said would prevent financial advisers from "bilking" middle-class savers by accepting hidden fees to promote weak investment funds. Published February 23, 2015

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (Associated Press) **FILE**

White House spokesman feels 'sorry' for Giuliani

President Obama's spokesman said Friday he feels "sorry" for former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, after Mr. Giuliani accused the president this week of not loving America. Published February 20, 2015