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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

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden in the Oval Office during the President's Daily Economic Briefing on July 30, 2009. (White House)

Obama loses his base as broken promises breed disillusioned Democrats

As voters cast their final verdict on President Obama Tuesday, Democratic hope has changed to frustration. The president isn't on the ballot, although he insists, with poorly timed pride, that the midterm election is a referendum on his agenda. Published November 3, 2014

White House press secretary Josh Earnest pauses as he answers a question during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington on Oct. 29, 2014. (Associated Press) **FILE**

White House: Tuesday's vote not a 'true national election'

Despite signs pointing to Republican gains in Tuesday's midterm elections, White House aides said President Obama won't change his leadership style because the contests in red states don't represent a "true national election." Published November 3, 2014

President Barack Obama exits Air Force One after arriving at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Sunday Nov. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)

Air Force One plane develops mechanical trouble

Air Force One developed a mechanical problem while President Obama was on a campaign stop in Philadelphia on Sunday night, forcing his transfer to a backup plane for the return trip to Washington. Published November 2, 2014

President Barack Obama gestures as he pauses during his speech to respond to a heckler in the audience during a campaign event for gubernatorial candidate Dan Malloy at Central High School in Bridgeport, Conn., Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Immigration hecklers interrupt Obama at Connecticut campaign rally

In his final campaign swing, President Obama rallied voters Sunday in Connecticut and Pennsylvania for Democratic gubernatorial candidates, but his first rally of the day was interrupted several times by protesters demanding more lenient immigration policies. Published November 2, 2014

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff celebrates her victory at a hotel in Brasilia, Brazil, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. Official results showed Sunday that President Rousseff defeated opposition candidate Aecio Neves of the Brazilian Social Democracy Party, and was re-elected Brazil's president. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

Obama congratulates Brazilian president on re-election

President Obama, who felt the wrath of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff over revelations of U.S. spying on her phone calls, said Monday he "looks forward to calling" soon to congratulate Ms. Rousseff on her re-election. Published October 27, 2014

New York Gov. Andrew Coumo speaks during a news conference at Bellevue Hospital to discuss Craig Spencer, a Doctors Without Borders physician who tested positive for the Ebola virus, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in New York. Spencer recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Obama calls N.Y. officials about new Ebola case

President Obama spoke by phone late Thursday night with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo about the city's first Ebola case, offering federal assistance. Published October 24, 2014

President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks to the media about the government's Ebola response in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Obama: Terrorism may be cause of Canadian attacks

President Obama suggested Wednesday that a series of shootings in Canada may have been acts of terrorism and said he has directed U.S. authorities to work closely with the Canadian government, in part to protect the long border between the two countries. Published October 22, 2014

White House press secretary Josh Earnest speaks during his daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, where he spoke about the shootings in Canada and answered questions about Ebola. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

White House denies covert plan to issue millions of green cards

President Obama's spokesman laughed off as "crazy" Wednesday reports that the Homeland Security Department is preparing for an increase in the number of immigrants living illegally in the country by ordering enough paper to print as many as 5 million "green" cards annually. Published October 22, 2014

White House press secretary Josh Earnest speaks during his daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, where he spoke about the shootings in Canada and answered questions about Ebola. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

White House cites 'chemistry' for closing fundraisers to media

Fans of the cable show "Breaking Bad" might enjoy the White House's chemistry-class explanation Wednesday for why it bars reporters from covering President Obama's question-and-answer sessions with wealthy Democratic campaign donors. Published October 22, 2014