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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 holds up a personalized Chicago Cubs baseball jersey presented to him by Anthony Rizzo, right, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama jokes with Cubs' GM about DNC job

Welcoming the world champion Chicago Cubs to the White House, President Obama joked Monday that the team's general manager should take on the beleaguered Democratic National Committee as his next reclamation project. Published January 16, 2017

A handout with photographs of Joanne Chesimard, a fugitive for more than 30 years, is seen on top of a reporter's bag during a news conference giving updates on the search of Chesimard, Thursday, May 2, 2013, in Newark, N.J. The reward for the capture and return of convicted murderer Chesimard, one of New Jersey’s most notorious fugitives, was doubled to $2 million Thursday on the 40th anniversary of the violent confrontation that led to the slaying of a New Jersey state trooper.  The FBI also announced it has made Chesimard, now living in Cuba as Assata Shakur, the first woman on its list of most wanted terrorists.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Obama agrees not to extradite U.S. fugitives from Cuba

The Obama administration signed a law-enforcement agreement with Cuba Monday that doesn't call for the return of U.S. fugitives, including former Black Panther Joanne Chesimard, who is wanted for killing a New Jersey police officer. Published January 16, 2017

Fox News reports Republican gains in the Senate in an empty White House briefing room as poll numbers begin to pour in on election day, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Journalists group: Moving press corps out of White House is 'unacceptable'

The head of the journalists association covering the White House said Sunday that the group will object to any move by the incoming administration to "shield" Donald Trump from scrutiny, amid reports that Mr. Trump's advisers are considering moving the press briefing room out of the West Wing. Published January 15, 2017

Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga. testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at the second day of a confirmation hearing for Attorney General-designate, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Rep. Lewis says Trump is not a 'legitimate' president

Democratic Rep. John Lewis of Georgia, a longtime civil rights figure, says he doesn't consider Donald Trump a "legitimate" president because he believes Russia helped him to win the election. Published January 13, 2017

U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas Donohue speaks at the State of American Business 2015 event in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) ** FILE **

Chamber chief calls on Trump to kill wide range of Obama regulations

The president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce called on President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican-majority Congress on Wednesday to roll back Obama-era regulations on clean power plants and health care while pursuing new trade deals and immigration reform. Published January 11, 2017

 In this June 21, 2013, file photo, the seal a fixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington. On Jan. 10, 2017, the Office of Special Counsel confirmed a whistleblower's accusations that, on average, 1,100 patients wait more than 30 days for care at the VA's Phoenix hospital. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Watchdog finds more delays in care at Phoenix VA hospital

A government watchdog reported Tuesday that there are still chronic delays for veterans waiting for health care appointments at the Department of Veterans Affairs facility in Phoenix, more than two years after the Obama administration pledged to fix the problems. Published January 10, 2017