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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

U.S. President Barack Obama stands with Cuba's President Raul Castro before a bilateral meeting at the United Nations headquarters on Sept. 29, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Obama lifts more sanctions against Cuba

The Obama administration announced the additional easing of travel and export sanctions on Cuba Tuesday as part of President Obama's effort to normalize diplomatic relations with Havana. Published January 26, 2016

House Speaker Paul Ryan, Wisconsin Republican, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington on Jan. 12, 2016. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Poll: Reducing deficit falls in importance to most voters

Despite a new forecast that the government's annual budget deficits will start rising again this year, few are paying much attention to the increasing red ink. Not President Obama, not Congress, not the majority of presidential candidates. And, increasingly, not the public. Published January 25, 2016

US Vice-President Joe Biden, center, poses with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, left, and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for the media prior to a meeting on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016. Biden held a trilateral meeting with Ghani Sharif to help the two neighbors co-operate and co-ordinate on counter-terrorism measures, the White House said. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Biden: U.S. 'prepared' for a military solution in Syria

Vice President Joseph R. Biden said Saturday that the U.S. and Turkey are prepared for a military solution in Syria if a political settlement isn't possible, prompting an aide to clarify that he was referring only to the Islamic State terrorist group. Published January 23, 2016

President Barack Obama reacts while speaking at the United Auto Workers-General Motors Center for Human Resources, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016 in Detroit. While in Detroit the president visited the 2016 North American International Auto Show and speak of the progress made by the city, its people and neighborhoods, and the American auto industry. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Public not sold on Obama's legacy

As President Obama tries to convince Americans that his presidency is a success, the public isn't buying it. Published January 22, 2016

Spike in violent crime clouds Obama's meeting with mayors

Rising violent crime in U.S. cities and tensions between police and minorities offered a sobering backdrop to President Obama's optimistic message Thursday as he hosted the nation's mayors to highlight cities' gains during his presidency. Published January 21, 2016

Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. (left) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu react after delivering a statement at the prime minister's residence in Jerusalem on March 9, 2010. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Joe Biden, Benjamin Netanyahu discuss Iran nuclear deal at Davos

Vice President Joseph R. Biden discussed the Iranian nuclear deal Thursday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Davos, Switzerland, in their first meeting since the Obama administration lifted economic sanctions against Tehran last weekend. Published January 21, 2016

President Obama sits in the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, an all-electric vehicle with an estimated range of 200 miles on a single charge, while touring the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. The man at left is unidentified. (Daniel Mears/Detroit News via AP, Pool)

Obama praises his auto bailout in Detroit, blasts GOP

As teachers staged a sickout that closed Detroit schools, President Obama took a victory lap in the city Wednesday, bragging about his administration's bailout of the auto industry in 2009 and chiding Republicans for opposing it. Published January 20, 2016

In a message to Congress, President Obama said the EPA's new rule "is critical to our efforts to protect the nation's waters and keep them clean." (Associated Press)

Obama vetoes measure blocking EPA's new rule on waterways

President Obama vetoed legislation Tuesday that would have blocked the administration's new regulation establishing federal authority over small waterways such as wetlands and ponds, a rule criticized by Republican lawmakers as a "power grab" by the EPA. Published January 19, 2016