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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.

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A police officer investigates outside the Armed Forces Career Center after a gunman opened fire on the building Thursday, July 16, 2015, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Authorities say there were multiple casualties including the gunman.   (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Obama: Shootings of Marines in Tennessee 'heartbreaking'

President Obama called the murder of four Marines in Tennessee Thursday "heartbreaking" and asked all Americans to pray for the victims' families in what one investigator called an act of domestic terrorism. Published July 16, 2015

President Obama asked Americans to wait for more facts about the Chattanooga shootings, and did not use the word "terror" to describe the attack. (Associated Press)

Republicans blame Obama policies for rise in domestic terrorism

President Obama called the murder of four Marines in Tennessee Thursday "heartbreaking" and pleaded for Americans not to jump to conclusions, but Republicans were already blaming him for what investigators termed domestic terrorism, as the shooting quickly became part of the 2016 presidential campaign. Published July 16, 2015

President Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, July 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) ** FILE **

Obama to hold news conference on Iran deal

A day after striking a nuclear agreement with Iran, President Obama will hold a news conference Wednesday at the White House to promote the historic deal. Published July 15, 2015

In Tehran, young Iranians danced in streets and motorists honked their horns upon hearing news of the accord. Some people blew South African-style vuvuzela horns like those heard at the World Cup. (Associated Press)

Landmark nuclear agreement sparks celebrations in Iran, alarm in Israel

The U.S. and other world powers reached a landmark nuclear agreement with Iran Tuesday after the Obama administration granted Tehran the right to object to international inspections of Iranian military sites, a move sure to stir opposition from Congress. Published July 14, 2015

Secretary of State John F. Kerry, who threatened to walk away from the Iran nuclear deal negotiations last week, said Sunday that "a few tough things" remain in the way but added, "We're getting to some real decisions." (Associated Press)

Iran nuclear deal imminent, negotiators say; lawmakers worry Obama conceded too much

Negotiators at the Iran nuclear talks plan to announce Monday that they have reached a deal to limit Tehran's atomic program in return for sanctions relief, as U.S. lawmakers and other critics express concern that the Obama administration has conceded too much in the bid for a historic diplomatic agreement. Published July 12, 2015

Sen. Ron Johnson, Wisconsin Republican (Associated Press) **FILE**

Senator blasts VA inspector general's office for coverup

A top Senate Republican is accusing the Inspector General's office at the beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs of smearing whistleblowers and victims of VA mismanagement in a long-running scandal in Wisconsin. Published July 10, 2015