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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

Former President Bill Clinton speaks to group of supporters during a fundraiser for Democratic Senate challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Bill Clinton struggled to address Islamic extremism: documents

As President Clinton campaigned for reelection in 1996, his national security team worried about the political impact of another terrorist bombing against U.S. military forces after the lethal Khobar Towers attack in Saudi Arabia. Published March 14, 2014

Lance Bass at the White House (Twitter screengrab)

Critics not amused at Obama's whimsical attempts to pitch health care

Falling behind in his race to enroll young people in Obamacare, President Obama is showing his willingness to try anything to get their attention at the last minute, including an awkward comedy sketch and a pitch by a pop music star that went wrong Wednesday. Published March 12, 2014

Clinton

Hillary Clinton staying mum on 2008 cash tied to D.C. convict

Hillary Rodham Clinton and her team were mum Wednesday about the revelations of close ties between her 2008 presidential campaign and an illegal fundraising operation based in Washington, while a new poll showed erosion in her popularity. Published March 12, 2014

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., reacts to supporters as she campaigns for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., at an American Federation of Teachers Union rally in Cincinnati Friday, Oct. 31, 2008. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman)

Clinton aide admits soliciting disgraced D.C. fundraiser; says actions were legal

Minyon Moore, identified by federal prosecutors as "Individual A" in the criminal complaint against Jeffrey Thompson, said through representatives that she asked Thompson in 2008 to pay for "street teams" that would raise Mrs. Clinton's profile in urban communities in the Democratic presidential primary. Published March 11, 2014

Rep. Doc Hastings

Obama unilaterally expands California monument land

Wielding his pen again, President Obama signed an executive order Tuesday to set aside public lands in California for a national monument, bypassing the Democratic-controlled Senate in the process. Published March 11, 2014

Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., addresses a rally Thursday evening, Feb. 7, 2008, in Seattle.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Hillary Clinton campaign got illicit funds from D.C. scandal figure

Prosecutors said Jeffrey E. Thompson used two firms to disburse $608,750 in "excessive and unreported contributions to pay for campaign services in coordination with and in support of a federal political candidate for President of the United States and the federal and the candidate's authorized committee." That candidate was Mrs. Clinton. Published March 10, 2014

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican, walks onto the stage holding a gun before speaking at the Conservative Political Action Committee conference in National Harbor, Md., Thursday. (Associated Press)

McConnell works to reassure conservatives

Sen. Mitch McConnell assured conservative activists he won't disappoint them if they give him enough troops for the GOP to take control of the Senate in November's elections, as he sought to tamp down a growing rift between tea party activists and top Republican leaders on Capitol Hill. Published March 6, 2014

President Barack Obama talks about the situation in Ukraine, Thursday, March 6, 2014, in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. The president said a referendum for Ukraine's Crimea region to separate and become part of Russia would violate international law. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama urges Putin in phone call: De-escalate crisis in Ukraine

President Obama aimed stern warnings and temporarily toothless sanctions at Russia on Thursday, calling on Russian President Vladimir Putin to ease the crisis in Ukraine and condemning a proposed referendum in Crimea that would allow the contested region to join Moscow. Published March 6, 2014

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., right, leaves as the committee's ranking member Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., left, begins his statement on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 5, 2014, during the committee's hearing where former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official Lois Lerner invoked her constitutional right not to incriminate herself. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke)

White House: Issa dissed Cummings by cutting mic

The White House said Thursday that Republican Rep. Darrell Issa shouldn't have dissed Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland by shutting down a hearing while Mr. Cummings was speaking. Published March 6, 2014