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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

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner gives a thumbs up outside his polling place at Sacred Heart Center in Winnetka, Ill. on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. Rauner faces incumbent Democratic Gov. Patrick Quinn in the general election. (AP Photo/Sun-Times Media, Al Podgorski)  MANDATORY CREDIT

GOP's Rauner wins in Obama's home state

On a night of embarrassing election setbacks for President Obama Tuesday, perhaps none was bigger than losing the governorship in his home state of Illinois to a Republican. Published November 4, 2014

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