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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

President Obama waves as he boards Air Force One, Thursday, July 2, 2015, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to La Crosse, Wis., where he is to speak at the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse about economy and to promote a proposed Labor Department rule that would make more workers eligible for overtime. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama blasts Scott Walker's policies in visit to Wisconsin

President Obama gave a ringing endorsement for unions and more overtime pay in Wisconsin Thursday while attacking the polices of Republican Gov. Scott Walker, a labor foe who filed papers on the same day to officially launch his bid for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination. Published July 2, 2015

"I'm hoping that what we can do is now focus on how we can make it even better, because it's not as if we've solved all the problems in our health care system," President Obama said. (Associated Press)

Obama to speak at NAACP convention

President Obama will deliver the keynote speech at the annual NAACP convention in Philadelphia on July 14, the organization announced Wednesday. Published July 1, 2015

President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro shake hands during their meeting at the Summit of the Americas in Panama City, Panama, on April 11. (Associated Press)

Obama to reopen Cuba embassy, renew ties over bipartisan opposition

Reversing more than a half-century of U.S. policy, President Obama announced Wednesday that the U.S. and Cuba have agreed to reopen their embassies this summer and restore full diplomatic ties, over vehement objections from lawmakers in both parties of Congress. Published July 1, 2015

President Obama took Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff (second from right) on a visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington. Ms. Rousseff's trip is also taking place as the world's seventh-largest economy is falling into recession, struggling to balance its national budget and desperately seeking foreign investment. (Associated Press)

Obama says nuke deal hinges on Iran

President Obama said Tuesday that Iran's willingness to submit to tough international inspections "will be the test" of whether the U.S. and other world powers reach a nuclear deal with Tehran. Published June 30, 2015

President Obama took Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff (second from right) on a visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington. Ms. Rousseff's trip is also taking place as the world's seventh-largest economy is falling into recession, struggling to balance its national budget and desperately seeking foreign investment. (Associated Press)

Obama reflects on his 'best week'

Coming off a week of legislative and court victories that some have termed the best of his presidency, President Obama said Tuesday that he wants to "squeeze every last ounce of progress" from the remainder of his time in office. Published June 30, 2015

Anxious Greeks lined up at ATMs on Monday as they gradually began dispensing cash again on the first day of capital controls imposed in a dramatic twist in Greece's financial saga. Banks will remain shut until next Monday, and a daily limit of $67 has been placed on cash withdrawals from ATMs. (Associated Press)

Obama stumped as Puerto Rico, Greece debt crises roil global markets

After piling up the most debt in U.S. history and vowing to exceed spending caps in Congress this year, President Obama had few solutions to offer Monday as escalating debt emergencies in Greece and Puerto Rico roiled global financial markets. Published June 29, 2015

"Jesus Christ, with great love, taught unambiguously that from the beginning marriage is the lifelong union of one man and one woman. As Catholic bishops, we follow our Lord and will continue to teach and to act according to this truth," Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, said in a statement. (Associated Press)

Religious leaders reject gay marriage ruling as legal battles loom

In the wake of the Supreme Court's decision declaring same-sex marriage a constitutional right, the battleground is shifting to religious freedom and whether religious people and/or churches can be compelled to sanction behavior contrary to their religious beliefs. Published June 28, 2015

President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks on the fifth anniversary of his healthcare law, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) ** FILE **

Obama says it's time to 'move on' with Obamacare

Fresh from a victory at the Supreme Court over his signature health-care law, President Obama said it's time for opponents to stop attacking the settled policy. Published June 27, 2015