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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

Russian President Vladimir Putin smiles as he listens to Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, left, at the meeting of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday strongly defended Moscow's military assistance to the Syrian government, saying it's impossible to defeat the Islamic State group without cooperating with the Syrian government. (Mikhail Klimentyev/RIA-Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP) ** FILE **

Putin 'destabilizing' Syria, White House says

The White House raised its war of words Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying Moscow's military support for the regime of President Bashar Assad in Syria is dangerous and wrong. Published September 15, 2015

U.S. President Barack Obama, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands following the conclusion of their joint news conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) ** FILE **

Chinese, U.S. mayors agree to local carbon limits

U.S. and Chinese officials are announcing stricter carbon-emission limits Tuesday for cities and regions in both nations, aiming to speed up goals set by President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping last year to curb greenhouse gases. Published September 15, 2015

President Obama didn't mention GOP front-runner Donald Trump by name, but he appeared to take a shot at the real-estate mogul who has called for tougher border security and immigration enforcement. (Associated Press)

In Iowa, Obama blasts Republicans on immigration, education

President Obama sought to inject himself into the 2016 presidential race Monday, criticizing Republicans on immigration and education on a trip to Iowa, home of the first-in-the-nation presidential caucuses. Published September 14, 2015

With melting glaciers and rising seas as his backdrop, President Obama will visit Alaska this week to press for action to combat climate change in a state whose economy and jobs depend heavily on the oil business. (Associated Press)

Alaskans concerned Obama visit a ploy to highlight green legacy

President Obama on Monday will begin a three-day trip to Alaska to hike on a glacier and call attention to climate change, amid concern from Alaskans and the oil and gas industry that the president merely wants to use the resource-rich state as backdrop to burnish his legacy as an environmentalist. Published August 30, 2015

Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican and presidential hopeful, smiles while speaking during an event hosted by the Foreign Policy Initiative in New York on Aug. 14, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

White House taunts Rubio over China proposal

The White House Friday ridiculed Sen. Marco Rubio, a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, for calling on President Obama to downgrade a state visit for the president of China next month. Published August 28, 2015

Marc Morial, president of the National Urban League and New Orleans' former mayor, said far more needs to be done. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Rebuilding New Orleans benefiting few

President Obama will visit New Orleans Thursday to mark the city's progress on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, but most black residents say the government-funded recovery still hasn't reached them. Published August 26, 2015

President Obama is promoting a platform of executive actions and private sector commitments to accelerate America's transition to cleaner sources of energy. Republicans, however, say his plan will ultimately bring Americans higher power costs. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

White House renews criticism of Koch brothers

The White House doubled down Wednesday on President Obama's criticism of the billionaire Koch brothers, saying the prominent conservatives have benefited from "paralysis" in Washington that protects the oil and gas industry. Published August 26, 2015

President Obama said he wanted inspections "anywhere, anytime" of Iran's nuclear facilities to ensure Tehran is adhering to terms of the deal. But the actual agreement? Iran gets 24 days' notice of inspections of suspicious sites. A secret side deal allows Tehran's own inspectors to check a military site where work on nuclear weapons was thought to have been carried out. (Associated Press)

Iran nuke deal erases Obama's red lines

From allowing Iran to keep enriching uranium to abandoning "anywhere, anytime" inspections of Tehran's nuclear facilities, the Obama administration has crossed many of its own red lines in the nuclear deal that will lift tough economic sanctions on America's longtime adversary. Published August 25, 2015

National Security Adviser Susan Rice speaks at the Brookings Institution to outline President Barack Obama's foreign policy priorities, Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) ** FILE **

Susan Rice, Obama's national security adviser, is headed to China

Amid Republican criticism about provocations from Beijing, White House National Security Adviser Susan E. Rice will visit China this weekend in preparation for Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to the White House next month. Published August 25, 2015