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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

Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a White House Champions of Change Law Enforcement and Youth meeting, in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington, in this Sept. 21, 2015, file photo. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Joe Biden calls budget agreement 'a good deal'

Vice President Joseph R. Biden said Tuesday that the tentative two-year budget agreement is "a good deal" that will prevent another crisis over a government shutdown. Published October 27, 2015

President Barack Obama makes a "grumpy cat" face as he compared Republicans to the sad Internet cat while speaking to the Democratic National Committee 22nd Annual Women's Leadership Forum National Issues Conference in Washington, Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Obama says he's 'pretty happy' with two-year budget deal

President Obama urged lawmakers Tuesday to approve a tentative two-year budget agreement, saying he's "pretty happy" about the deal that raises spending and suspends the debt limit until 2017. Published October 27, 2015

President Barack Obama meets with Indonesian President Joko Widodo in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 26, 2015. This is Widodo's first visit to the U.S.  since becoming President of Indonesia. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Obama curbs time students spend on standardized tests

President Obama met with educators Monday to discuss his new proposal to reduce class time devoted to standardized tests, but the White House wouldn't say whether it will insist Congress includes the administration's startling policy reversal in a rewrite of federal education law. Published October 26, 2015

President Barack Obama shake hands with Indonesian President Joko Widodo during their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 26, 2015. This is Widodo's first visit to the U,S. since becoming President of Indonesia. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Joko Widodo: Indonesia plans to join Trans-Pacific Partnership

In a Washington visit overshadowed by raging forest and peat fires back home, Indonesian President Joko Widodo said during a meeting with President Obama Monday that his country intends to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal that the U.S. forged with 11 other Pacific Rim countries. Published October 26, 2015

President Obama speaks at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's (CHCI) 38th Anniversary awards gala in Washington on Oct. 8, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

When IRS scandal broke, Obama was 'angry'

When the IRS scandal broke in the spring of 2013, President Obama accepted the resignation of the acting IRS commissioner and said he was "angry" at the targeting of conservative groups. Published October 23, 2015

President Barack Obama speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, in this Oct. 15, 2015, file photo. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) ** FILE **

Obama speaks out for Black Lives Matter movement

President Obama openly sided with the "Black Lives Matter" movement Thursday, saying bias and excessive force by law enforcement officials against blacks in America is "real." Published October 22, 2015

Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, following meetings with House Republican leaders and the Freedom Caucus members. Ryan seeking unity in a place it's rarely found, is telling House Republicans he will serve as their speaker only if they embrace him by week's end as their consensus candidate.   (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

White House worried about Ryan efforts to unite GOP

President Obama often complains that Speaker John A. Boehner can't control House Republicans, but on Thursday the White House expressed concern that Rep. Paul Ryan is trying to unify those same lawmakers in his bid to become the new speaker. Published October 22, 2015

President Barack Obama hugs Vice President Joe Biden as Biden waves at the end Biden's announcement in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, that he will not run for the presidential nomination.  Jill Biden is at right. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Obama is glad Biden not running for president

President Obama is "very glad" that Vice President Joseph R. Biden isn't running for president and instead will devote his full energy to the president's agenda, the White House said Thursday. Published October 22, 2015

President Barack Obama speaks about Afghanistan, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama to veto defense bill in photo-op

In a rare move, President Obama will hold a photo-op in the Oval Office Thursday afternoon to publicize his veto of a defense bill in a dispute with Republican lawmakers over budget caps and the closing of the Guantanamo Bay detention center. Published October 22, 2015