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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

Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., center, joined from left, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., ranking Democrat on the Senate Budget Committee, Senate Minority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill. and Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington on Feb. 9, 2016, following a closed-door policy meeting. (Associated Press) **FILE**

How Democrats plan to win a vote for Obama's Supreme Court nominee

A coalition of liberal activist groups are joining forces with congressional Democrats to press Senate Republicans to allow a vote on President Obama's eventual nominee to fill the seat of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Published February 17, 2016

"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 blasts Trump, 'unserious' GOP presidential candidates

President Obama lashed out at Donald Trump and the rest of the Republican presidential field Tuesday, calling them unserious candidates who are "troubling" the rest of the world with careless rhetoric and a poor grasp of basic facts. Published February 16, 2016

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican, and others have vowed to block any Obama nominee, saying the next president should select Justice Scalia's replacement. (Associated Press)

GOP showing signs of backing down from vow to block Obama SCOTUS pick

President Obama called on Senate Republicans Tuesday to give his eventual Supreme Court nominee a fair hearing in his bid to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia, as cracks emerged in the Republican leadership's position of automatically blocking any nominee. Published February 16, 2016

President Obama told Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung that he'll visit the communist-ruled country when he travels to Japan for the annual G-7 summit this spring. (Associated Press)

Obama to visit Vietnam in May

President Obama will visit Vietnam for the first time in May, the White House said late Monday. Published February 15, 2016

In this Nov. 22, 2015, file photo, U.S. President Barack Obama, left, shakes hands with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, second left, while Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, second right, and Laotian Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong look on during the 10th East Asia Summit at the 27th ASEAN Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian, File)

Asian trade summit has Obama working with dictators

As he hosts Southeast Asian leaders at a two-day summit starting Monday in California, President Obama is under increasing pressure to stand up for human rights with some of his repressive guests. Published February 14, 2016

President Barack Obama gestures as he arrives to speak to mayors from around the country, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. They visited the White House as part of the Winter Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Washington this week. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama's $4 trillion budget keeps deficits in check with rosy liberal assumptions

Introducing a federal budget that Hillary Clinton is sure to love, President Obama submitted a $4.14 trillion spending plan to Congress on Tuesday that would keep deficits in check only by relying on speculative liberal assumptions of tax increases, immigration reform and economic growth. Published February 9, 2016