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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

"I continue to believe Mr. Trump will not be president," President Obama has said. "I have a lot of faith in the American people." (Associated Press)

Obama jumps into campaign fray with attacks on Trump

President Obama likes to say he has run his last race, but he is increasingly campaigning against Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump while Hillary Clinton and Bernard Sanders wage their protracted battle for the Democratic nomination. Published April 6, 2016

President Barack Obama speaks about about new rules aimed at deterring tax inversions, Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama imposes more regulations on financial advisers

The Obama administration announced new regulations Wednesday requiring retirement advisers to always act in the best interest of their client, a move the White House said will save families $17 billion per year but critics say will hurt ordinary investors by making financial advice more costly. Published April 6, 2016

President Obama is growing more confident that the GOP will yield in its blockade against Judge Merrick Garland's confirmation to the Supreme Court, with at least 16 Republican senators having met with or agreeing to meet with the nominee. (Associated Press)

Obama's confidence higher over Supreme Court pick

With senators returning to Washington this week from a two-week recess, the White House is expressing growing optimism it can break a Republican blockade of a Senate confirmation hearing for President Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Merrick Garland. Published April 3, 2016

U.S. President Barack Obama, right, and Russia's President Vladimir Putin pose for members of the media before a bilateral meeting Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, at United Nations headquarters. (Sergey Guneyev/RIA-Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

Putin snubs Obama, skips D.C. nuclear summit amid Islamic State fears

With fears rising that the Islamic State is trying to obtain nuclear weapons, President Obama will convene a global summit in Washington Thursday hampered by no-show Russia, a key target in the U.S. effort to lock down vulnerable atomic materials. Published March 30, 2016

President Barack Obama speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, March 30, 2016. President Barack Obama is commuting the prison sentences of 61 people serving time for drug-related offenses. The White House says more than a third of the inmates were serving life sentences. Obama's commutation shortens their sentences. Most will be released July 28. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Obama commutes sentences of 61 drug offenders

President Obama commuted the sentences of 61 people Wednesday, boosting a push for leniency in his final year that has seen him grant more commutations than the previous six presidents combined. Published March 30, 2016

Sen. Mark Kirk, Illinois Republican, meets with Judge Merrick Garland (left), President Obama's choice to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. (Associated Press)

Merrick Garland begins meeting with Republican senators, gains traction

Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland met with his first Republican senator Tuesday as his nomination gained at least the appearance of momentum, aided by high-profile conservative voices, public pressure and a high court ruling affected by the lack of a ninth justice. Published March 29, 2016

President Obama on Monday criticized the "splintered" media for creating "a different world with different facts" based on conservative and liberal news sources, but analysts say he is just frustrated that liberals no longer control the press. (Associated Press)

Obama pans 'splintered' media

President Obama's latest criticism of the media on Monday is a symptom of liberals having lost control of the news business, say some analysts of the mainstream press and social media. Published March 28, 2016