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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

President Barack Obama speaks to the International Association of Chiefs of Police in Chicago, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015. (Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune via AP) ** FILE **

Obama calls Ryan to wish him well as House speaker

President Obama has called Speaker Paul Ryan to congratulate him on his election, and hopes he will lead the House in a bipartisan fashion, the White House said Thursday. Published October 29, 2015

Obama greets Prince Harry at White House

President Obama met with Prince Harry of Great Britain Wednesday at the White House, where they discussed upcoming international athletic games for wounded warriors. Published October 28, 2015

President Barack Obama waves as he boards Air Force One, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015 at Andrews Air Force Base. Obama is traveling to Chicago to speak at the International Association of Chief of Police conference and attend democratic fundraisers. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama holds Chicago fundraiser to pay off 2012 campaign debt

On the same day that President Obama announced he was taking taxpayers on a two-year-long "debt holiday" as part of a new budget deal that will raise the national debt past $20 trillion, the president flew to Chicago to take care of some of his own campaign debt. Published October 27, 2015

Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a White House Champions of Change Law Enforcement and Youth meeting, in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington, in this Sept. 21, 2015, file photo. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Joe Biden calls budget agreement 'a good deal'

Vice President Joseph R. Biden said Tuesday that the tentative two-year budget agreement is "a good deal" that will prevent another crisis over a government shutdown. Published October 27, 2015

President Barack Obama makes a "grumpy cat" face as he compared Republicans to the sad Internet cat while speaking to the Democratic National Committee 22nd Annual Women's Leadership Forum National Issues Conference in Washington, Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Obama says he's 'pretty happy' with two-year budget deal

President Obama urged lawmakers Tuesday to approve a tentative two-year budget agreement, saying he's "pretty happy" about the deal that raises spending and suspends the debt limit until 2017. Published October 27, 2015