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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 delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. (Associated Press)

Obama decries 'politics,' downplays terror threat in final State of the Union

Frustrated by Republican presidential candidates' attacks on his leadership, President Obama urged the nation and his successor in his final State of the Union address Tuesday night to "fix our politics" and complete his agenda of restrained American power abroad and income equality at home. Published January 12, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign stop before next months earliest in the nation presidential primary, Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, in Windham, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

Obama: Trump will only be president in an 'SNL' skit

On the morning of his final State of the Union address, President Obama said he can envision Republican front-runner Donald Trump delivering the same speech only on "Saturday Night Live." Published January 12, 2016

President Obama speaks during a news conference in the White House Brady Press Briefing Room in Washington on Dec. 18, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Obama vetoes measure to repeal Obamacare

As expected, President Obama vetoed legislation Friday that would have repealed Obamacare and defunded Planned Parenthood, saying the Affordable Care Act "is working." Published January 8, 2016

Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president and CEO of the National Rifle Association. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

NRA refuses to send representatives to Obama's gun violence town hall

The nation's largest gun rights organization declined Wednesday to send representatives to a nationally televised town hall with President Obama on gun violence, calling the prime-time event a publicity stunt by the White House to promote his latest gun control moves. Published January 6, 2016

Long criticized for human rights abuses and attacks on press freedom, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and his ruling Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front coalition has been in power for more than two decades and captured every seat in May's parliamentary elections. (Associated Press)

White House urges Ethiopia to release journalists

The White House urged Ethiopian authorities Wednesday to release journalists jailed in the African nation's latest crackdown on the press under the pretext of using anti-terrorism laws. Published December 30, 2015

Protestors call on President Obama to help end the bloodshed of the Islamic State. (Associated Press/File)

Terrorism pulls an anti-war president back onto the battlefield

As President Obama enters his final year in office, the war on terrorism keeps forcing his reluctant hand to deploy the U.S. military in places where he once vowed to withdraw forces or keep America out of the fight entirely. Published December 30, 2015

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (front left) poses with (from left) Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and U.S. President Barack Obama during a group photo of G-7 leaders and Outreach guests at the G-7 summit at Schloss Elmau hotel near Garmisch-Partenkirchen on June 8, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Obama to travel to Germany in April

President Obama will travel to Germany in late April to attend a trade show and confer with Chancellor Angela Merkel, the White House said Wednesday. Published December 30, 2015