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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

Minneapolis Superintendent of Schools Bernadeia Johnson (left) shakes hands June 1, 2012, with President Obama as he greets supporters at Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions Global Headquarters in Golden Valley, Minn., where he spoke about jobs for veterans. (Associated Press/The Star Tribune)

Dr. Obama diagnoses GOP 'fever'

At a fundraiser Friday, President Obama said he's hopeful that Republicans will snap out of their "fever" and cooperate with him after he wins re-election in November. Published June 1, 2012

President Bill Clinton and first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton applaud as former President George H.W. Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush stand near the presidential portrait of Mr. Bush at its unveiling at the White House in 1995. A portrait of Mrs. Bush was unveiled as well. (Associated Press)

Picture this: Obama to host Bush, the man he scorns

When President Obama hosts former President George W. Bush at the White House on Thursday to unveil his predecessor's official portrait, he'll pay tribute to the man he has blamed lately for everything short of an outbreak of the flesh-eating virus. Published May 30, 2012

** FILE ** President Obama shakes hands with former President George W. Bush in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington on Jan. 16, 2010. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Awkward: Obama to host Bush, the man he blames for it all

When President Obama hosts former President George W. Bush at the White House on Thursday to unveil his predecessor's official portrait, he'll pay tribute to the man whom he has blamed lately for everything short of an outbreak of the flesh-eating virus. Published May 30, 2012

President Obama speaks May 23, 2012, at the Fox Theater in Redwood City, Calif. (Associated Press)

Obama ducks calls to release his collegiate transcripts

When President Obama gave the commencement address last week at the Air Force Academy, he congratulated the cadets for excelling at one of the most demanding schools in the country. But decades after Mr. Obama completed his own college course work, his academic performance is still a mystery. Published May 28, 2012

A visitor to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial touches the name of a fallen soldier etched on the wall of the memorial in Washington, Friday, May 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Obama honors Vietnam War veterans

Beginning a yearlong commemoration of the 50th anniversary of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War, President Obama on Saturday called on Americans to thank veterans of that war during this weekend's Memorial Day observances. Published May 26, 2012

** FILE ** In this May 8, 2012, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Obama camp hits Romney over class size

The Obama campaign blasted presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Friday for his comments on a visit to an inner-city school that smaller class sizes are not a guarantee of a good education. Published May 25, 2012

President Obama speaks at the TPI Composites Factory, which manufactures wind-turbine blades, in Newton, Iowa, on Thursday. It is Mr. Obama's second visit as president to Newton, a city of about 15,000 east of Des Moines. (Associated Press)

Obama returns to Iowa to stump

On his second visit in a month to the battleground state of Iowa, President Obama accused congressional Republicans on Thursday of risking a slowdown in the economic recovery. Published May 24, 2012

President Obama (center) speaks at the start of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) meeting on Afghanistan at the NATO Summit in Chicago on May 21, 2012. From left are British Prime Minister David Cameron, Obama and Gen. John R. Allen, Commander of the International Security Assistance Force. (Associated Press)

NATO finalizes Afghan withdrawal plans

NATO leaders reached an agreement Monday to turn over control of Afghanistan's security to its own troops by the middle of 2013, endorsing a plan backed by the Obama administration to phase out the U.S. lead in the unpopular war. Published May 21, 2012

From left, President Barack Obama, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Afghan President Hamid Karzai, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari talk during a family picture of NATO leaders at the NATO Summit in Chicago, Monday, May 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Philippe Wojazer, Pool)

NATO to turn over security to Afghans in year

NATO leaders reached an agreement Monday to turn over control of Afghanistan's security to its own troops by the middle of 2013, endorsing a plan backed by the Obama administration to phase out the U.S. lead in the unpopular war. Published May 21, 2012

President Obama speaks at a news conference at the NATO summit in Chicago on Monday, May 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

Obama: Bain Capital is the issue in 2012

Seizing on his campaign's new line of attack against Mitt Romney's record as a venture capitalist, President Obama said Monday that private equity firms sometimes harm communities. Published May 21, 2012

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen speaks May 21, 2012, during a news conference at the NATO Summit in Chicago. (Associated Press)

Obama: I couldn't sleep in my own Chicago bed

President Obama praised Chicago police Monday for their handling of several days worth of clashes with anti-government protesters during the city's NATO summit, and asked for sympathy from frustrated Chicagoans because he wasn't able to sleep in his own bed. Published May 21, 2012

President Obama shakes hands with Afghan President Hamid Karzai during their meeting at the NATO summit in Chicago on Sunday. Mr. Karzai thanked Americans for the help their "taxpayers' money" has done in Afghanistan. (Associated Press)

Obama urges NATO leaders for commitment to Afghanistan timetable

Against the backdrop of waning international support and with a vocal domestic anti-war movement making its presence felt on the streets of his hometown, President Obama on Sunday urged NATO leaders to stick to the timetable for pulling out of Afghanistan. Published May 20, 2012

Occupy Chicago protesters sit in the street outside Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's house during a march and demonstration on Saturday, May 19m 2012, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Small band of Occupy protesters denounces NATO

A group of Occupy protesters barely had enough members to occupy a small corner of Daley Plaza on Saturday as they shouted anti-NATO slogans under the watchful eyes of dozens of police. Published May 19, 2012

President Obama awards posthumously the Medal of Honor to Rose Mary Sabo-Brown, widow of Army Specialist Leslie H. Sabo Jr., during a ceremony May 16, 2012, at the White House. Sabo was killed in 1970 in Cambodia during the Vietnam War. (Associated Press)

Obama seeks to woo military vote from Republicans

Democrats lost the veterans vote by big margins in the last two presidential elections, but Obama campaign officials said Thursday they intend to reverse that trend by arguing that Mitt Romney would cut veterans' benefits. Published May 17, 2012

** FILE ** In this May 8, 2012, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Obama sidelined as player in summits

As President Obama prepares to play host to a doubleheader of global diplomacy at the Group of Eight and NATO summits this weekend, there are increasing signs that the world is tuning out his message. Published May 16, 2012

President Barack Obama, left, is introduced by singer Ricky Martin at a fundraiser hosted by Martin and the LGBT Leadership Council at the Rubin Museum of Art, Monday, May 14, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama noncommittal on repeal of DOMA

Although he came out in support of same-sex marriage, President Obama on Monday declined to say whether he would work with congressional Democrats to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act. Published May 14, 2012

**FILE** President Obama speaks April 30, 2012, in Washington. (Associated Press)

Obama pushes billion-dollar stimulus plan

Putting pressure on Congress to approve parts of his latest economic stimulus plan, President Obama urged Americans Saturday to push lawmakers to approve his multibillion-dollar "to-do list" for creating jobs. Published May 12, 2012