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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

An unidentified woman kneels near a makeshift memorial for Kayla Mueller, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, in Prescott, Ariz. Mueller, a 26-year-old American woman held by Islamic State militants, was confirmed dead, her parents and the Obama administration said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Brian Skoloff)

Obama to host summit on 'violent extremism'

Even with Islamic State terrorists committing a new atrocity by beheading Christians in Libya, President Obama hopes to avoid blaming radical Muslims for terrorism as he hosts a summit beginning Tuesday in Washington to counter generic "violent extremism." Published February 16, 2015

Vice President Joe Biden stopped for a cup of coffee and to chat with Iowans at Smokey Row Coffee Shop, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa, following his speech at Drake University. (AP Photo/The Des Moines Register, Bryon Houlgrave)  MAGS OUT, TV OUT, NO SALES, MANDATORY CREDIT

Biden: Decision on 2016 by end of summer

Vice President Joseph R. Biden said in Iowa Thursday that he'll make a decision whether to run for president in 2016 by the end of this summer. Published February 12, 2015

Vice President Joe Biden, accompanied by Attorney General Eric Holder, left, awards the Medal of Valor to Lt. Brian Murphy, from the Oak Creek, Wis., Police Dept., Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, during a ceremony in the Old Executive Office Building on the White House Complex in Washington. Medals were awarded to public safety officers who have exhibited exceptional courage, regardless of personal safety, in the attempt to save or protect others from harm. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Biden, Holder praise police for bravery

After sustained criticism that President Obama and his advisers have failed to support police officers, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. and Vice President Joseph R. Biden heaped praise Wednesday on police and firefighters at a ceremony honoring 22 of their colleagues for valor. Published February 11, 2015

File - In this Aug. 9, 2013 file photo, FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai presents his dissent during a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) hearing at the FCC in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, file)

FCC commissioner blasts Obama's 'net neutrality' plan

A Republican member of the Federal Communications Commission Tuesday blasted President Obama's plan to regulate the Internet, saying it will lead to "utility-style regulation," new taxes and less consumer choice. Published February 10, 2015

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton laughs at a remark by Vice President Joe Biden as they wait for the start of a press statement by President Barack Obama and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in the Oval Office Aug. 18, 2009. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson) ** FILE **

Axelrod: Hillary not a 'healing figure'

Political adviser David Axelrod told Barack Obama prior to the 2008 Democratic presidential primary that rival Hillary Rodham Clinton was not a "healing figure" and would have difficulty convincing voters that she was as a candidate of the future. Published February 10, 2015

Secret Service officers search the south grounds of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. A device, possibly an unmanned aerial drone, was found on the White House grounds during the middle of the night while President Barack Obama and the first lady were in India, but his spokesman said Monday that it posed no threat. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Top Secret Service official transferred

As part of a shakeup in the top ranks of the Secret Service, the agency's second-highest official is transferring to a job at the Department of Homeland Security, the agency said Monday. Published February 9, 2015

President Barack Obama holds a note from Personal Secretary Katie Johnson during an economic meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Oct. 12, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Obama quietly hands out names of Muslim leaders he met with privately

The White House has finally divulged the names of American Muslim leaders who met with President Obama this week, including Imam Mohamed Magid, who has advised the administration on formulating responses to incidents that Islamists consider offensive. Published February 6, 2015

President Barack Obama walks across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, before his departure on Marine One to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Obama traveled to Knoxville, Tenn., to formally announce his plan for a tuition-free Community College at an event at Pellissippi State Community College. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) ** FILE **

Obama to push agenda at Indiana community college

President Obama is traveling to Indiana Friday to build support for his economic agenda, including an initiative for government-paid tuition for community college students. Published February 6, 2015