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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 [email protected].

Articles by Dave Boyer

President Barack Obama speaks at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York, Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Obama mocks Republican presidential candidates as weaklings

President Obama said Monday night the Republican candidates for president would be no match for Russian President Vladimir Putin because they couldn't even handle the moderators in their televised debate last week. Published November 2, 2015

Chris Christie speaks during the CNBC Republican presidential debate at the University of Colorado, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

White House slams Christie over police comments

The White House blasted New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a Republican presidential candidate, on Monday for saying that President Obama doesn't support police officers. Published November 2, 2015

President Barack Obama speaks to members of the media after signing H.R. 1314, the "Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015," Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, in the Oval Office in the White House in Washington, before traveling Andrews Air Force Base, Md., on his way to Newark, N.J. Obama will spend the day highlighting the re-entry process of formerly incarcerated individuals back into society. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Obama signs two-year budget deal into law

President Obama signed a two-year budget deal into law Monday, saying the plan that raises spending by at least $80 billion will allow Washington to "plan for the future." Published November 2, 2015

President Barack Obama speaks during a visit to the Newark campus of Rutgers University, Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) ** FILE **

Obama orders agencies to stop asking for job applicants' criminal records

President Obama ordered federal agencies to stop requiring job applicants to declare on applications whether they have a criminal record -- a move called "ban the box," drawing fire from some conservatives for taking actions that may undermine bipartisan efforts to reduce prison populations. Published November 2, 2015

This June 7, 2014, file photo show the entrance to Camp 5 and Camp 6 at the U.S. military's Guantanamo Bay detention center, at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba. (AP Photo/Ben Fox, File) **FILE**

U.S. releases another Guantanamo detainee

The Obama administration has released another Guantanamo Bay detainee to his home to Mauritania, the Defense Department announced Thursday. Ahmed Ould Abdel Aziz, 45, was held for 13 years at the prison and never charged with a crime. Published October 29, 2015