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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

Rockways residents float lanterns  containing handwritten personal messages in the water at the conclusion of "Rockaways Rising: Hands Scross the Sand," commemorating the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in New York. The actual one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy is Tuesday, Oct. 29. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Obama praises Sandy response on one-year anniversary of storm

President Obama Tuesday praised his administration's response to Superstorm Sandy on the one-year anniversary of the disaster, in spite of reports that only a small fraction of federal aid has reached the devastated communities and victims. Published October 29, 2013

German Chancellor Angela Merkel  and French President Francois Hollande are among the U.S. allies who are upset at revelations that the U.S. National Security Agency was engaging in eavesdropping in their countries. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was so upset, she refused to attend a U.S. state dinner. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

NSA spying sours relations with Germany, Brazil

Thanks to Edward Snowden, President Obama not only missed a big dinner date this week, but he's become the brunt of anger of world leaders gathering in Brussels. Published October 24, 2013

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, right, greet supporters of immigration reform after Obama spoke in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. The president said now that the partial government shutdown is over, Republicans and Democrats should be able to work together to fix what he called "a broken immigration system."  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Obama lobbies again for immigration push

Trying to jump-start his second-term agenda, President Obama called on House lawmakers Thursday to approve comprehensive immigration reform, saying that current system "isn't fair." Published October 24, 2013

President Barack Obama reaches over to help Karmel Allison of San Diego who started to lose her balance while he was speaking in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, on the initial rollout of the health care overhaul. The woman, who was standing with a group of supporters of the health care law, was helped away from the stage. Obama acknowledged that the widespread problems with his health care law's rollout are unacceptable, as the administration scrambles to fix the cascade of computer issues. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Caution: Obamacare may cause fainting

As the president spoke at length of the virtues of Obamacare, a young woman beneficiary of the program nearly fainted behind Mr. Obama on the steps of the White House Rose Garden. Published October 21, 2013

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius arrives in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, for and event with President Barack Obama on the initial rollout of the health care overhaul. Obama acknowledged that the widespread problems with his health care law's rollout are unacceptable, as the administration scrambles to fix the cascade of computer issues. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Sebelius to appear before House on Obamacare on Oct. 30

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Monday put off Republican lawmakers who want to question her about the disastrous rollout of Obamacare this week, instead agreeing to testify about the program's computer problems next week. Published October 21, 2013

President Barack Obama shakes hands with Jeh Johnson, his choice for the next Homeland Security Secretary, in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. Johnson was general counsel at the Defense Department during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Obama nominates Pentagon lawyer Jeh Johnson to head DHS

President Obama nominated former Pentagon lawyer Jeh Johnson Friday to head the Department of Homeland Security, as top Senate Republicans warned of a battle ahead to ensure the department's enforcement of immigration laws. Published October 18, 2013

President Barack Obama walks from the Oval Office to the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington to announce Jeh Johnson as his choice for the next Homeland Security Secretary, Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. Johnson was general counsel at the Defense Department during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Post-shutdown, White House to resume public tours

The Obama administration said Friday it will resume a "limited schedule" of public tours of the White House in November, after shutting out the public for months, ostensibly due to budget cuts. Published October 18, 2013

Immigration back on the front burner for Obama; raises eyebrows with DHS pick

President Obama said early Thursday that he wants to make a major push to have Congress pass immigration legislation this year — but by late in the day the White House was confirming he will nominate someone with little immigration experience to head the Department of Homeland Security. Published October 18, 2013