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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

** FILE ** House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California speaks to reporters outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, following her lunch with President Barack Obama. Pelosi was asked several questions about the Affordable Care Act. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Pelosi gets Pope Francis-blessed rosary from Obama

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, criticized last year by a Vatican official for her support of abortion, received a rosary Tuesday from President Obama that was blessed by Pope Francis. Published April 1, 2014

** FILE ** This May 15, 1998, file photo shows Jonathan Pollard speaking during an interview in a conference room at the Federal Correction Institution in Butner, N.C. (AP Photo/Karl DeBlaker, File)

Obama mulls release of spy for Israel

The White House said Tuesday that President Obama hasn't made up his mind whether to release convicted spy Jonathan Pollard to the Israelis as part of negotiations to keep alive peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. Published April 1, 2014

Obama administration skirts congressional review

The Obama administration is skirting congressional review of some major federal regulations by failing to designate the rules as economically significant, according to a study being released Tuesday by a Washington advocacy group. Published March 31, 2014

President Barack Obama pauses before answering a questions during a joint news conference with EU Council President Herman Van Rompuy and EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso at the EU-US summit meeting, Wednesday, march 26, 2014, at the EU Council building in Brussels, Belgium. Obama is on a one day trip to Belgium to shore up commitments he received from allies in The Hague, Netherlands, to reassure Eastern Europeans members of NATO that the alliance will stand by them and to make a larger point about European security a quarter-century after the fall of the Iron Curtain.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Amid Russia's seizure of Crimea, Obama urges NATO members to 'chip in'

In a speech aimed at Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Obama said Wednesday that the West will not renew the Cold War with Moscow over Ukraine, but he urged NATO allies to “chip in” to pay more for the alliance’s collective defense in the wake of Russia’s incursion into Crimea. Published March 26, 2014

This March 25, 2014, photo shows part of the website for HealthCare.gov as photographed in Washington. If you’re waiting until the last minute to sign up for coverage under President Barack Obama’s health care law, a little extra patience might come in handy. HealthCare.gov, the online portal to taxpayer-subsidized health insurance, runs slowly when compared with major private health insurer websites. That’s according to an analysis for The Associated Press by Compuware, a Detroit company that measures website performance.  (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)

Obamacare applicants get new deadline

The Obama administration said Tuesday that it will give extra time to Americans who say they are enrolling in Obamacare through the federal insurance marketplace but haven't completed the process by the March 31 deadline. Published March 25, 2014

President Barack Obama, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, and South Korean President Park Geun-hye, participate in a trilateral meeting at the US Ambassador's Residence in the Hague, Netherlands, Tuesday, March 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama brags about 'changing the game' on North Korea

At a meeting Tuesday with the leaders of Japan and South Korea, President Obama said his administration has succeeded with those allies in "changing the game" over North Korea's nuclear weapons program. Published March 25, 2014

U.S. President Barack Obama addresses the media at the end of the Nuclear Summit in The Hague, the Netherlands, on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. President Barack Obama says there's no expectation that Russian forces will be dislodged from Crimea by force. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

Obama seeks NSA surveillance overhaul

On foreign soil, President Obama said Tuesday he wants to overhaul the National Security Agency’s surveillance program by ending government collection and storage of bulk phone-call data. Published March 25, 2014

President Barack Obama Obama, accompanied by Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, speaks during their joint news conference at the conclusion of the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague, Netherlands, Tuesday, March 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama doubts Russian retreat in Ukraine, threatens tougher sanctions

President Obama acknowledged Tuesday that it will be difficult to roll back Russia's military land grab in Ukraine, even as Congress seemed to break a political logjam in Washington that has held up financial aid to the embattled European nation. Published March 25, 2014