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Dave Boyer

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 takes a walk along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, with 2015 National Teacher of the Year Shanna Peeples of Amarillo, Texas, following an event to honor the 2015 National Teacher of the Year and finalists in the Rose Garden. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Obama goes for stroll with award-winning teacher

In near-perfect spring weather, President Obama decided to leave the White House on foot Wednesday for an unscheduled stroll with his newly honored teacher of the year. Published April 29, 2015

FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2012 file photo, a plane flies over the mountains in south of the Strait of Hormuz as the trading dhows and ships are docked on the Persian Gulf waters near the town of Khasab, in Oman. The operator of a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo vessel boarded by Iranian forces as it was traversing the Strait of Hormuz said Wednesday, April 29, 2015 that it has confirmed the crew is safe but that the company is still trying to determine why the ship was seized the previous day by the Islamic Republic. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)

White House uncertain why Iranians seized ship

The White House said Wednesday it's "hard to tell" why the Iranian navy seized a U.S.-protected cargo ship in the Strait of Hormuz, and declined to characterize the seizure as illegal. Published April 29, 2015

Vice Adm. Peter Neffenger, Vice Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, salutes in front of other members of the Coast Guard during the presentation of the colors before a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets at Nationals Park in Washington on Aug. 6, 2014. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Obama names Coast Guard official to head TSA

President Obama said Tuesday he would nominate Coast Guard Vice Adm. Peter Neffenger to lead the Transportation Security Administration, the agency in charge of travel security. Published April 28, 2015

President Barack Obama listens to Japan's national anthem with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a state arrival ceremony, Tuesday, April 28, 2015, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Obama welcomes Japanese prime minister to White House

Facing unresolved issues on free trade, President Obama welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the White House Tuesday for an official state visit, saying the two leaders are working to "broaden our alliance for our time." Published April 28, 2015

Trade, defense top agenda when Obama meets Japan's leader this week

President Obama will host Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for an official state visit this week, with Washington and Tokyo announcing an expanded security cooperation Monday but still facing hurdles in Mr. Obama's long-sought goal of a major free-trade agreement. Published April 26, 2015

Scrutiny of foreign money swirling around Hillary Rodham Clinton, including skyrocketing speaking fees paid to her husband, former President Bill Clinton, and megadonations to their charitable foundation after she became America's top diplomat, will only intensify and dog her on the campaign trail. (Associated Press)

Hillary Clinton under fire for foreign donations, link to Russia uranium deal

The White House struggled Thursday to fend off a barrage of questions about foreign donations to the Clinton Foundation during the tenure of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, including reports of donations linked to a deal that helped Russia nearly corner the world uranium market with State Department approval. Published April 23, 2015

President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 23, 2015. The president took full responsibility for deaths of American, Italian hostages, expresses apologies. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Fatal U.S. drone strike on hostages raises questions about policy

President Obama was forced to concede Thursday that the U.S. killed two innocent hostages, including an American, in a drone strike targeting an al Qaeda compound in Pakistan in January, raising fresh questions about the administration's drone policy and its efforts to rescue captives held by terrorists. Published April 23, 2015