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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

Democratic National Committee (DNC) CEO Amy Dacey and other representatives considering where to host the 2016 convention, get cheesesteaks at Pat's King of Steaks in Philadelphia on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. Philadelphia is one of five cities bidding to host the convention along with Birmingham, Ala; Columbus, Ohio; the Brooklyn borough of New York, and Phoenix.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Democratic National Committee loses three top officials in wake of email hack

In a massive shakeup of its top leadership, the Democratic National Committee announced Tuesday the departures of its chief executive officer, chief financial officer, and communications director, in the wake of an embarrassing email hack that already prompted the resignation of the DNC chair. Published August 2, 2016

President Barack Obama answers a question a joint news conference with Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016. The prime minister of the Southeast Asian city state joins Obama in Washington to celebrate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations and the contentious Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal is high on their agenda. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Obama: Trump 'woefully unprepared'

Escalating his criticism of Donald Trump to an unusual degree for a sitting president, President Obama said Tuesday that the Republican nominee is "woefully unprepared" for the White House and called on Republican leaders to withdraw their endorsements. Published August 2, 2016

President Barack Obama speaks at the 95th National Convention of Disabled American Veterans in Atlanta, Monday, Aug. 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Obama pushes back against Trump on military, Gold Star family

President Obama told disabled veterans Monday that he's disgusted with criticism of the nation's military and rhetoric against Gold Star families -- training his fire on Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Published August 1, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Lackawanna College, Wednesday, July 27, 2016, in Scranton, Pa. (Jake Danna Stevens/The Times & Tribune via AP)

Donald Trump should receive real intelligence briefings: White House

The White House Thursday dismissed a call by Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid for the government to give "fake" intelligence briefings to Donald Trump, in the wake of the Republican nominee urging Russia to reveal whatever documents Moscow may have hacked from Hillary Clinton. Published July 28, 2016

Demonstrator catches fire during flag-burning at Democratic National Convention

While President Obama was speaking about an optimistic America Wednesday night at the Democratic National Convention, dozens of followers of Sen. Bernard Sanders were taken into custody by police outside the arena and one demonstrator accidentally set herself on fire during the burning of an American flag. Published July 28, 2016

President Obama and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton wave to the crowd during the third day of the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday in Philadelphia. (Associated Press)

Obama passes baton to Clinton at DNC

President Obama bequeathed his hope-and-change coalition to Hillary Clinton on Wednesday, saying the woman who was once his opponent, then his top diplomat, and now his best hope for a lasting legacy is better qualified than any other candidate in history to occupy the White House. Published July 27, 2016

"I'm a New Yorker, and I know a con when I see one," Michael Bloomberg, an independent, said at the Democratic National Convention. "Trump is a risky, reckless, and radical choice and we can't afford to make that choice." (Associated Press)

Michael Bloomberg: Donald Trump a 'con man'

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Wednesday night that Donald Trump is a "con man," telling Democrats "God help us" if the Republican nominee runs the U.S. government like he runs his business empire. Published July 27, 2016

In remarks prepared for delivery at the Democratic National Convention, Mr. Obama will praise his former secretary of State as having the experience and qualifications to shoulder the burdens of the office as the first female president. (Associated Press)

Obama consoles Merkel over violence in Germany

President Obama expressed condolences Wednesday to German Chancellor Angela Merkel over recent terrorist attacks and other violence in southern Germany. Published July 27, 2016

FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2003 file photo, John Hinckley Jr. arrives at U.S. District Court in Washington. A judge says Hinckley, who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will be allowed to leave a Washington mental hospital and live full-time in Virginia.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Judge orders Hinckley's release

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered that John Hinckley Jr. is no longer a danger 35 years after he tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan, and can be granted full-time release from the Southeast Washington psychiatric hospital where he has been treated for the last three decades. Published July 27, 2016