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Dave Boyer

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

Articles by Dave Boyer

President Joe Biden waves to the crowd as he leaves after speaking at a campaign rally for Pennsylvania's Democratic gubernatorial candidate Josh Shapiro and Democratic Senate candidate Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Biden clings to final jobs report heading into Election Day

The final jobs report before Tuesday's midterm elections gave President Biden a thin lifeline for a closing campaign argument, but it was likely too little, too late to ease voters' concerns about high inflation and eroding wages. Published November 6, 2022

An American flag flies over the Federal Reserve building on May 4, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Fed raises interest rates another 0.75 point to try to beat back inflation

The Federal Reserve raised a key interest rate by another three-quarters of a percentage point Wednesday. The aim is to fight inflation, reinforcing the most aggressive pace of rate hikes since the 1980s. The move also increases the risk of recession and adds to voters' economic concerns just before next week's midterm elections. Published November 2, 2022