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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 dboyer@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Dave Boyer

A for sale sign is displayed outside a home in Mount Lebanon, Pa., on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. Soaring home prices are driving the fastest pace of growth in homeowner equity in more than a decade, though recent signs of a cooling U.S. housing market point to more moderate gains in the second half of the year.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Housing downturn clouds Biden’s rosy economic forecast

High inflation and rising interest rates are creating one of the worst housing markets since the 2008 crash, presenting another hurdle to President Biden's hoped-for recovery in a sector that accounts for nearly one-fifth of the economy. Published November 19, 2022

Dr. Mehmet Oz and his wife Lisa Oz exit Bryn Athyn Borough Hall after voting in Huntingdon Valley, Pa., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. (Jessica Griffin/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

Pa. Senate race between Fetterman, Oz too close to call

Pennsylvania's closely watched Senate race between Democrat John Fetterman and Republican Mehmet Oz was too close to call late Tuesday, with elections officials warning that the final result could take several more days to determine. Published November 8, 2022

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