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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

Articles by Dave Boyer

President Barack Obama speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 30, 2015,  before signing bill S. 535 Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) **FILE**

Obama calls for 'justice' in Baltimore case

President Obama said Friday that "justice needs to be served" in the case of six Baltimore police officers charged with manslaughter in the death of Freddie Gray. Published May 1, 2015

The presidential limousines follows alongside as President Barack Obama, center, walks towards Marine One helicopter after he visited with wounded military personnel at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, April 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama nominates White House aide to lead USAID

President Obama announced his intention Thursday to nominate Gayle Smith, a senior aide on his national-security staff, to lead the U.S. Agency for International Development. Published April 30, 2015

FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2012 file photo, a plane flies over the mountains in south of the Strait of Hormuz as the trading dhows and ships are docked on the Persian Gulf waters near the town of Khasab, in Oman. The operator of a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo vessel boarded by Iranian forces as it was traversing the Strait of Hormuz said Wednesday, April 29, 2015 that it has confirmed the crew is safe but that the company is still trying to determine why the ship was seized the previous day by the Islamic Republic. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)

White House uncertain why Iranians seized ship

The White House said Wednesday it's "hard to tell" why the Iranian navy seized a U.S.-protected cargo ship in the Strait of Hormuz, and declined to characterize the seizure as illegal. Published April 29, 2015

President Barack Obama takes a walk along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, with 2015 National Teacher of the Year Shanna Peeples of Amarillo, Texas, following an event to honor the 2015 National Teacher of the Year and finalists in the Rose Garden. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Obama goes for stroll with award-winning teacher

In near-perfect spring weather, President Obama decided to leave the White House on foot Wednesday for an unscheduled stroll with his newly honored teacher of the year. Published April 29, 2015

President Barack Obama listens to Japan's national anthem with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a state arrival ceremony, Tuesday, April 28, 2015, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Obama welcomes Japanese prime minister to White House

Facing unresolved issues on free trade, President Obama welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the White House Tuesday for an official state visit, saying the two leaders are working to "broaden our alliance for our time." Published April 28, 2015

Vice Adm. Peter Neffenger, Vice Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, salutes in front of other members of the Coast Guard during the presentation of the colors before a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets at Nationals Park in Washington on Aug. 6, 2014. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Obama names Coast Guard official to head TSA

President Obama said Tuesday he would nominate Coast Guard Vice Adm. Peter Neffenger to lead the Transportation Security Administration, the agency in charge of travel security. Published April 28, 2015