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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

Vice President Joe Biden speaks about U.S. policy in Iraq, Thursday, April 9, 2015, at the National Defense University in Washington, in advance of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s visit to Washington, next week. The vice president was to discuss Iraq’s political and military progress, and the work that lies ahead to defeat ISIL and forge a more inclusive Iraq.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Biden says Iraq's future still in doubt but cites progress

Vice President Joseph R. Biden said Thursday the "jury's still out" on Iraq's future, but said the new government in Baghdad and U.S. air forces have stopped the territorial gains of the Islamic State terrorist group. Published April 9, 2015

President Obama's warming relations with Cuban President Raul Castro have drawn fire from political opponents, namely Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican and a Cuban-American, who says Mr. Obama's embracing Mr. Castro sends "the wrong kind of message." (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Obama says State Dept. has completed Cuba review

President Obama said Thursday that the State Department has completed its review on whether to remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, but didn't say what the recommendation will be. Published April 9, 2015

Obama puts wrong date in Jamaican guest book

Either President Obama doesn't know what day it is, or he mistakenly thought he crossed an international dateline while traveling from Washington to Jamaica. Published April 9, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shows an illustration as he describes his concerns over Iran's nuclear ambitions during his address to the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters on Sept. 27, 2012. (Associated Press) **FILE**

White House tweet pokes fun at Israel on Iran nuke deal

The White House is taking another swipe at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, defending the Iran nuclear deal by posting a diagram of a nuclear bomb on Twitter similar to one used by the Israeli leader to warn against an agreement. Published April 9, 2015

President Obama's remarks on concern when he listens to "less-than-loving expressions by Christians" drew both disapproval and laughter from the  audience at an Easter prayer breakfast at the White House on Tuesday. (Associated Press)

Obama criticizes 'less-than-loving' Christians

Just days after avoiding any religious references in the slaughter of Christians by Islamist terrorists in Kenya, President Obama chose the setting of an Easter prayer breakfast Tuesday to criticize "less-than-loving" Christians. Published April 7, 2015

President Barack Obama pauses while speaking in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 2, 2015, about the breakthrough in the Iranian nuclear talks. The president heralded a framework nuclear understanding with Iran as an "historic" agreement that could pave the way for a final deal that would leave the U.S., its allies and the world safer. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama defends nuclear deal with Iran as better alternative than war

President Obama defended his administration's "historic" nuclear deal with Iran Saturday, telling Americans that the diplomatic agreement will be more effective than a bombing campaign in preventing Tehran from developing nuclear weapons. Published April 4, 2015

Kenyan Muslims demonstrate against the attack and in solidarity with those Christians targeted in the attack, on a street in Garissa, Kenya, Friday, April 3, 2015. The Islamic extremists who slaughtered 147 people at the college in northeast Kenya as they shouted "God is great" appeared to have planned extensively, even targeting a site where Christians had gone to pray, survivors said Friday. Sign on left in Swahili reads "We are very sorrowful, because of the killings of the students, at the school at Garissa". (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

Obama offers condolences to Kenyan president on massacre

President Obama called the president of Kenya Friday afternoon to express condolences for the massacre of 147 people at a college by Islamist terrorists this week, and said the violence won't deter his trip to the land of his father later this year. Published April 3, 2015

President Barack Obama waves as he boards Air Force One, Thursday, April 2, 2015, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) **FILE**

Obama rails against GOP budget, elimination of death tax

President Obama railed against a proposal by congressional Republicans to repeal the estate tax Thursday, saying it would explode budget deficits and rob middle-class families of needed spending on job training. Published April 2, 2015

President Obama will travel to Kentucky to discuss the changing economy and then fly to Utah, where he'll hold an event Friday on the economy as the government releases March unemployment statistics. (Associated Press)

Obama takes middle-class message to red states

Behaving as if he missed the memo about his party's midterm election losses, President Obama will embark Thursday on another trip to red states to promote his economic policies as a better alternative for the middle class than Republicans' proposals. Published April 1, 2015

White House evaluating military-retirement proposals

The White House said Wednesday that President Obama and his advisers are still refining some of the proposals from an independent commission on military retirement pay before giving the recommendations to Congress. Published April 1, 2015

FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2014 file photo, cars enter and depart from Sony Pictures Entertainment studio lot in Culver City, Calif. The U.S. is imposing sanctions on North Korea in retaliation for the cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment. President Barack Obama signed an executive order on Friday authorizing the sanctions. Although the U.S. has already sanctioned North Korea over its nuclear program, these are the first sanctions punishing Pyongyang for alleged cyberattacks. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

Obama signs order creating sanctions for cyberattacks

In the wake of cyberattacks against Sony Pictures last year, President Obama signed an executive order Wednesday allowing the U.S. to sanction foreigners who engage in cyber hacking and spying. Published April 1, 2015