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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 and first lady Michelle Obama board Air Force One, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Obama is traveling to New York for three days of talks with foreign leaders at the annual United Nations General Assembly. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama to announce new executive action in climate speech

At a U.N. climate summit Tuesday, President Obama will announce a new executive order requiring federal agencies to include climate considerations in their international development programs, a White House official said. Published September 23, 2014

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the Democratic National Committee's Women's Leadership Forum, on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) ** FILE **

Obama to speak on Syria airstrikes

President Obama will deliver a statement Tuesday morning about the U.S.-led airstrikes against militants in Syria that began overnight. Published September 23, 2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Obama confer at the White House on March 3, 2014.  (Associated Press) **FILE**

Obama, Netanyahu to meet at White House next week

President Obama will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House next week, their first face-to-face meeting since Israel's war this summer with Hamas militants in Gaza. Published September 22, 2014

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the Democratic National Committee's Women's Leadership Forum, on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Obama signs bill keeping government open

President Obama signed legislation Friday afternoon to keep the federal government operating through Dec. 11, including a $500 million provision to arm and train Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State terrorist group. Published September 19, 2014

Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., right, introduces President Barack Obama to make remarks at the Democratic National Committee's Women's Leadership Forum, on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Obama praises beleaguered DNC chair

President Obama praised embattled Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz Friday and called Washington "the capital of cynicism." Published September 19, 2014

President Barack Obama gestures during a statement in the State Dining Room of the White House, on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Obama urges men to help prevent sexual assault on campuses

President Obama called Friday for a "fundamental shift in our culture" to prevent sexual assaults on college campuses, and made an veiled reference to the domestic abuse scandal in the NFL as example that more work needs to be done. Published September 19, 2014

White House Press secretary Josh Earnest speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Earnest spoke about French President Francois Hollande's agreement to provide air supporter in Iraq to bolster its fight against the Islamic State group fighters. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama: U.S. troops in Iraq will shoot back if fired upon

President Obama expects U.S. troops to return fire if Islamic State militants shoot at them, the White House said Thursday, as new questions surfaced about the president's direct role in dictating the rules of engagement in the war in Iraq and Syria. Published September 18, 2014

President Barack Obama greets members of the military upon his arrival on Air Force One at MacDill Air Force Base, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Obama will spend the night in Tampa and tomorrow morning he will receive a briefing at US Central Command about the ongoing military campaigns in Iraq and Syria. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama tells troops no ground war in Iraq

Contradicting comments from his top military advisers, President Obama told U.S. troops Wednesday that American forces "do not and will not have a combat mission" in the campaign to defeat Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq. Published September 17, 2014