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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

Palestinians help carry an injured man to an ambulance following an Israeli Strike in Shijaiyah neighborhood, eastern Gaza City, Wednesday, July 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

U.S. condemns shelling of U.N. school in Gaza

The U.S. and the United Nations condemned the shelling of a U.N. school in Gaza that killed 16 people Wednesday, as the Israeli military continued to pound targets in the war with Hamas and new polls gave President Obama poor marks for his handling of the crisis. Published July 30, 2014

Obama: 'Not a new Cold War,' but new Russia sanctions announced

President Obama announced a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russian banks and a shipbuilding company Tuesday, saying Russia must pay an increasingly high price for its military aggression in Ukraine and the downing of a passenger jet. Published July 29, 2014

White House says Russia 'losing' war in Ukraine

The White House said Monday that Russia is "losing" its war in eastern Ukraine and warned that Russian President Vladimir Putin's regime faces more sanctions this week by the U.S. and its European allies. Published July 28, 2014

President Barack Obama listens as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, March 3, 2014. Seeking to keep a pair of delicate diplomatic efforts afloat, Obama will personally appeal to Netanyahu to move forward on peace talks with the Palestinians, while also trying to manage Israel's deep suspicion of his pursuit of a nuclear accord with Iran. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama urges Netanyahu to accept cease fire

President Obama urged Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday to accept an unconditional ceasefire with Hamas for humanitarian purposes. Published July 27, 2014

Vice President Joe Biden (Associated Press) **FILE**

Biden: Blacks have not made enough progress

In an election-year push to motivate minority voters, Vice President Joseph R. Biden told the National Urban League Thursday that the black community "can't be satisfied with where we are now." Published July 24, 2014


Obama raises funds while international crises loom

Facing emergencies from Ukraine to the Mexican border, President Obama left Washington on Tuesday for a three-day Democratic fundraising trip amid signs that his image-makers are worried about criticism that the president's excursion is an "unsavory distraction." Published July 22, 2014

A pro-Russian rebel holds a gun passing by plane wreckage as members of the OSCE mission to Ukraine arrive for a media briefing at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda) ** FIL E**

U.S. intelligence nearly certain pro-Russian separatists downed flight

U.S. intelligence officials say they are now nearly certain it was pro-Russian separatists who fired the SA-11 antiaircraft missile that downed a Malaysia Airlines flight last week, and that the separatists likely did not know they had hit a commercial airliner until after it had slammed to the ground. Published July 22, 2014

President Obama high-fives late-night comedian Jimmy Kimmel as Caren Bohan, a Reuters journalist and president of the White House Correspondents' Association, watches during the group's annual dinner on Saturday, April 28, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari) ** FILE **

Obama opts to skip Kimmel

In the midst of a lot of bad news, President Obama has decided against an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel's late-night show this week. Published July 22, 2014

A difficult duty: The stench of death was nearly overwhelming Monday as Alexander Hug (center right), deputy head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, led a forensics investigation team near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine. (Associated Press)

Putin pressured to aid Ukraine crash probe, rein in rebels

Russian-supported rebels backed down and allowed a refrigerated train carrying the bodies of Malaysia Airlines victims out of their territory in Ukraine, as President Obama and other Western leaders warned Russian President Vladimir Putin to speed up cooperation with the crash probe and to rein in fighters loyal to Moscow. Published July 21, 2014