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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

Articles by Dave Boyer

U.S. sending sub-hunting jets to East China Sea

As Vice President Joseph R. Biden arrived in Japan on Monday for a week of diplomacy in Asia, the U.S. military dispatched the first of six top-tech submarine-hunting jets to its Okinawa post near the disputed East China Sea, a move sure to ratchet up tensions among China and the U.S. Published December 2, 2013

Popcorn, the National Thanksgiving Turkey, from Badger, Minn., walks on the North Portico at the White House in Washington before being pardoned by President Barack Obama, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013. This is the 66th anniversary of the National Thanksgiving Turkey presentation by the President. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Obama gives turkeys traditional presidential pardon

Popcorn and Caramel will live to gobble another day. President Obama issued the traditional presidential pardon for the two 38-pound male turkeys Wednesday at the White House, accompanied by daughters Malia and Sasha. Published November 27, 2013

President Obama attends a news conference in the East Room at the White House in Washington, Aug. 9, 2013. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Beleagured Obama goes west to raise funds

With his popularity sinking and his faulty health-care law endangering Democratic candidates, President Obama will head out of Washington Sunday to show he's still an asset to his party — by raising campaign money Published November 23, 2013

U.S. Vice President Joseph R. Biden (left) and Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli shake hands after their meeting at the presidential palace in Panama City on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. Mr. Biden is in Panama for an economic mission that will include touring the Panama Canal expansion project. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)

Biden: Feds easing Panamanians' entry into U.S.

Vice President Joseph R. Biden, in Panama on Wednesday, announced the easing of immigration policies for Panamanians traveling to the United States and said comprehensive immigration reform in Congress is the Obama administration's top goal. Published November 19, 2013