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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

White House to detail casualties from drone strikes on militants

On the same day the Obama administration said it killed 150 militants with airstrikes in Somalia, the White House announced plans to disclose the number of people killed by U.S. drone and other counterterrorism strikes since 2009. Published March 7, 2016

Former first lady Nancy Reagan smiles as President Barack Obama signs the Ronald Reagan Centennial Commission Act, Tuesday, June 2, 2009, during a ceremony in the Diplomatic Reception Room at the White House in Washington. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher. R-Calif. is at center.  (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

Obama: Nancy Reagan was 'gracious' to me

President Obama said Monday that the late first lady Nancy Reagan "could not have been more gracious and more charming" when she met him early in his presidency. Published March 7, 2016

People line up to vote at the new Harrisonburg, Va., voting precinct for the primary election at James Madison University's Convocation Center on March 1, 2016. (Austin Bachand/Daily News-Record via AP)

White House minimizes record GOP turnout in primaries

The White House on Wednesday downplayed record-breaking voter turnout in this year's Republican presidential primaries, fudging the election math and saying few swing states have held contests yet. Published March 2, 2016

President Obama speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Feb. 17, 2016. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Despite pledge, Obama endorses pro-gun Strickland for Senate

President Obama endorsed fellow Democrat Ted Strickland of Ohio Wednesday in his bid for the U.S. Senate, despite the candidate's past A-plus rating by the National Rifle Association and the president's pledge not to endorse pro-gun Democrats. Published March 2, 2016

In yet another effort to frame his legacy, President Obama and his aides are hoping to convince Americans retroactively about the merits of the oft-derided $836 billion economic recovery act of 2009. (Associated Press)

Obama tries to convince skeptical public that stimulus sparked economic recovery

In yet another effort to frame his legacy, the president and his aides are hoping to convince Americans retroactively about the merits of the oft-derided $836 billion economic recovery act of 2009. While avoiding words such as "debt," they are pointing to cutting the unemployment rate in half, reducing the number of home foreclosures and helping the U.S. auto industry recover. Published February 28, 2016