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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

China's paramilitary police patrol as containers are loaded on to a cargo ship for export at a port in Qingdao in east China's Shandong province on Sept. 8, 2016. China's exports rose in August for the first time in two years, while the contraction in imports narrowed in a positive sign for global economic growth. (Chinatopix via AP)

U.S. challenges China grain subsidies at WTO

The Obama administration filed a challenge against China Tuesday at the World Trade Organization, accusing Beijing of breaking trade rules on its price supports for domestic production of rice, wheat and corn. Published September 13, 2016

President Obama will attend a rally for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Tuesday in Philadelphia. Pennsylvania is a crucial battleground state where Mrs. Clinton's lead over Republican Donald Trump has shrunk to six percentage points, down from nine a month ago. (Associated Press)

Obama hits campaign trail for Clinton

President Obama returns to the campaign trail for Hillary Clinton Tuesday at a critical and awkward moment, with the candidate laid up with pneumonia and even top Democrats acknowledging that her campaign is in trouble. Published September 12, 2016

President Obama has said his commuting prisoner sentencing is aimed at addressing disparities in sentences given to minorities. (Associated Press)

Obama's push for commutations comes amid spike in crime

As President Obama picks up the pace of commuting prison sentences for federal drug offenders, he's releasing some of the same people that former President Bill Clinton threw the book at 20 years ago. Published September 12, 2016

President Barack Obama speaks at a memorial ceremony at the Pentagon to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Obama still plans veto of 9/11 compensation bill

President Obama still intends to veto a bill that would allow families of the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks to sue the government of Saudi Arabia, saying it would expose U.S. personnel overseas to retaliatory lawsuits. Published September 12, 2016

In this Dec. 9, 2015, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks with House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., right, during a commemoration ceremony for the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which abolished slavery in the United States, in Emancipation Hall on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) ** FILE **

Obama, Hill leaders meet ahead of federal funding deadline

President Obama is meeting with the top four leaders of Congress Monday afternoon to negotiate an election-season agreement to keep the government open beyond Sept. 30, including the likely addition of more than $1 billion to address the Zika crisis. Published September 12, 2016

In this July 21, 2016, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Obama marks 9/11 anniversary with plea for unity

As Americans commemorated the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, President Obama said Sunday that the U.S. must resist extremists' efforts to divide the country. Published September 11, 2016

U.S. President Barack Obama, left,  and South Korean President Park Geun-hye shake hands after speaking to the media at the conclusion of a bilateral meeting in Vientiane, Laos, Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) ** FILE **

Obama calls South Korea and Japan after North Korea's nuclear test

Returning home on Air Force One, President Obama spoke by phone overnight with the leaders of South Korea and Japan to reaffirm the U.S. commitment to their security after the latest suspected underground nuclear warhead test explosion by North Korea. Published September 9, 2016

Obama ridicules Trump's 'wacky' ideas

President Obama urged the media and voters Thursday to challenge Donald Trump's "wacky" proposals, and he reiterated that the Republican nominee isn't qualified to be president. Published September 8, 2016

US President Barack Obama, left, makes a toast during the gala dinner of ASEAN leaders and its Dialogue Partners in the ongoing 28th and 29th ASEAN Summits and other related summits at the National Convention Center Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 in Vientiane, Laos. At right is Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

Obama, Duterte keep their distance at dinner

President Obama and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte sat near each other at a dinner of world leaders Wednesday night but didn't interact, in the wake of Mr. Duterte calling Mr. Obama a "son of a bitch." Published September 7, 2016

U.S. President Barack Obama U.S. Ambassador to Laos Daniel Clune, right, laugh with coconut vendors near the Mekong River the Luang Prabang, Laos, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

In Laos, Obama bashes Trump for being an isolationist

President Obama took a not-so-subtle shot at Republican nominee Donald Trump in Laos Wednesday, lamenting to a foreign audience that the U.S. will be "left behind" if America turns to isolationism instead of embracing Asian cultures. Published September 7, 2016