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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

"There are still differences  but we are trying to finish the work as early as possible," said an optimistic Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. (Associated Press)

White House pressed to extend Iran nuclear talks deadline

The Obama administration is coming under increasing pressure from European allies to extend the deadline for an Iranian nuclear deal beyond June 30, a development that signals doubts about Tehran's willingness to bargain and complicates the U.S. president's relations with Congress on the talks. Published June 22, 2015

Mourners placed ribbons in memory of the nine people killed at the Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, last Wednesday. The incident has renewed passions on all sides of the debate on gun rights and concealed carry laws. (associated press)

Obama intent to toughen gun laws, with or without Congress' help

In the wake of the shooting deaths at a black church in South Carolina, President Obama sounded as if he has abandoned gun control laws, but his administration is steadily pursuing a wide variety of gun regulations through executive action. Published June 21, 2015

Women pray together at a makeshift memorial on the sidewalk in front of the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, where nine people, including the church's pastor, were gunned down at a prayer meeting Wednesday evening. (Associated Press)

Charleston church shooting reignites debates over guns, race in U.S.

Dylann Storm Roof -- a skinny, young white man with a bowl haircut -- entered a historic black church, sat down next to its well-known pastor for a Bible study and, about an hour later, according to police, he pulled out a gun and killed nine people in a race-fueled mass shooting that reignited talk about guns and racism in America. Published June 18, 2015

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., left, and Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, stand together Feb, 13, 2015, at a ceremony before the signing of the bill authorizing expansion of the Keystone XL pipeline, at the Capitol in Washington. (Associated Press) **FILE**

GOP leaders vow to resurrect Obama trade deal

Republican leaders will try to resurrect the trade deal Democrats sank less than a week ago, planning a revote Thursday and insisting they will corral enough votes to approve fast-track negotiating powers that President Obama needs to complete a legacy-building Pacific Rim agreement. Published June 17, 2015

President Barack Obama and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. leave meeting with House Democrats on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, June 12, 2015. The president made an 11th-hour appeal to dubious Democrats on Friday in a tense run-up to a House showdown on legislation to strengthen his hand in global trade talks (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

House gives Obama trade vote do-over

The House on Tuesday bought itself another month and a half to pass fast-track trade negotiating powers for President Obama -- though it remains unclear whether the White House will be able to sway enough votes for it to matter. Published June 16, 2015