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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 Obama answers questions during his new conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington on April 30, 2013. (Associated Press)

Obama: Guantanamo must close

President Obama said Tuesday he doesn't want suspected terrorists on a hunger strike at the Guantanamo Bay to die, and he vowed to redouble his efforts to close the detention center in Cuba. Published April 30, 2013

President Obama answers questions during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington on April 30, 2013. (Associated Press)

Obama further amends 'red line' words on Syria chemical attacks

Raising the bar for direct U.S. involvement in Syria's civil war, President Obama said Tuesday that he won't take more forceful action until the international community is convinced that the regime of Bashar Assad used chemical weapons. Published April 30, 2013

Air traffic control tower

FAA respite from sequester fuels budget fighting

The FAA ended its furloughs of air traffic controllers over the weekend and said the nation's enraged travelers, who had been caught in long delays at some major airports, should see things back to normal by Sunday night. Published April 28, 2013

** FILE ** In this image from video broadcast on Syrian state television Wednesday, April 17, 2013, President Bashar Assad speaks during an interview. (AP Photo/Syrian State TV via AP video

Obama wants more proof of Syria's use of sarin gas

President Obama said Friday that reports of Syria using chemical weapons "is a game changer" for dealing with the regime, but he cautioned that the U.S. won't take action quickly. Published April 26, 2013

** FILE ** Travelers stand in line at Los Angeles International Airport on Monday, April 22, 2013. (Associated Press)

Congress tells Obama to stop FAA furloughs

Moving with striking speed and overwhelming bipartisanship, Congress on Friday ordered President Obama to cancel the furloughs of air traffic controllers, making the second big dent in the budget sequesters. Published April 26, 2013

President Obama (center) walks out of the Oval Office of the White House with former Presidents Bill Clinton (left) and George W. Bush to deliver remarks in the Rose Garden in Washington on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010. Mr. Obama asked the former presidents to help with U.S. relief efforts in Haiti after the earthquake. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Bush policies still alive in Obama White House

President Obama came into office promising to be the opposite of George W. Bush, but after nearly five years as commander in chief, his policies are more like his Republican predecessor than he would care to acknowledge. Published April 24, 2013

Obama tells Dem donors he'll seek GOP support

On the eve of dedicating the presidential library of the man he blames for much of the country's ills, President Obama said George W. Bush “loves this country and loves its people” and he told Democratic supporters that he will keep reaching out to Republicans regardless of whether they think it makes him look like " a sap." Published April 24, 2013

Boots commemorating the time Mr. Bush was general managing partner for the Texas Rangers are on display.

Interactive Bush museum will highlight 8 years of the era of 'W'

George W. Bush's turbulent presidency, from the Florida vote recount to the Great Recession, from 9/11 to Iraq, will go on display for posterity Thursday with the dedication of the $250 million presidential library and museum. Published April 24, 2013

President Obama speaks in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington on Friday, April 19, 2013. (Associated Press)

Obama hails capture of bombing suspect

President Obama praised Bostonians for the capture of the suspected terrorist bomber Friday night, even as he issued a plea for the public not to rush to judgment about the suspects' possible motives. Published April 19, 2013

Baylor University students hold a candlelight vigil outside Waco Hall for the victims of the West, Texas, fertilizer plant explosion on April 17, 2013. (Associated Press/Waco Tribune Herald)

Obama prays for Texas explosion victims

President Obama offered prayers Thursday for the community of West, Texas, that was devastated by an explosion at a fertilizer plant. Published April 18, 2013