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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

FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 file photo, the logo for General Motors decorates the entrance to a former UPS facility as GM announced plans to open an information technology center in the building, in Roswell, Ga. The U.S. government ended up losing $10.5 billion on its bailout of General Motors, but still says Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 that the alternative would have been much worse. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Treasury sells last shares in 'Government Motors'

Say goodbye to "Government Motors." The Obama administration announced Monday the Treasury Department has sold its remaining shares in General Motors at more than a $10 billion loss for taxpayers, about five years after providing the country's top automaker with a $49.5 billion bailout in exchange for a majority stake in the company that helped it earn the nickname "Government Motors." Published December 9, 2013

President Obama stands with former President George W. Bush at the dedication of the George W. Bush presidential library on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas on April 25, 2013. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Obamas, Bushes fly together to Mandela's memorial service

Four U.S. presidents will gather in South Africa on Tuesday to pay tribute to the late Nelson Mandela at a memorial service where they'll be joined by dozens of world leaders and tens of thousands of mourners. Published December 9, 2013

**FILE** U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice listens June 7, 2012, during a news conference at the U.N. headquarters in New York. (Associated Press)

Susan Rice slams Russia, China on human rights

Less than two weeks after the U.S. partnered with China and Russia on a nuclear pact with Iran, White House National Security Adviser Susan E. Rice criticized both nations' records on human-rights abuses Wednesday. Published December 4, 2013

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting with Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao at the Great Hall of the People on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, in Beijing, China. (AP Photo/Lintao Zhang, Pool)

No territorial budging on East China Sea by Biden or Beijing

Vice President Joseph R. Biden delivered stern warnings to Chinese leaders Wednesday over their territorial dispute with Japan, but his message appeared to fall flat as China ratcheted up its war of words with Tokyo. Published December 4, 2013

**FILE** U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Thomas J. Donohue (Associated Press)

Chamber chief laments 'avalanche' of Obama regulations

President Obama is "shattering all records" for imposing new and costly regulations on businesses, and Senate Democrats' elimination of the filibuster for presidential nominees will only worsen the problem, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Donohue said Tuesday. Published December 3, 2013

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