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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 walks on stage before delivering a speech to support  Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Phil Long) ** FILE **

Obama touts rising high school graduation rates

In full legacy-building mode, President Obama highlighted his administration's achievements in public education Monday but said the nation still needs to help more minorities graduate from high school and attend college. Published October 17, 2016

Fire and smoke rise after a Saudi-led airstrike hit a site believed to be one of the largest weapons depots on the outskirts of Yemen's capital, Sanaa, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

Obama notifies Congress of missile strikes in Yemen

President Obama formally notified Congress Friday afternoon that U.S. forces launched "limited and proportionate" missile strikes on radar facilities in Houthi -controlled territory in Yemen in response to missiles targeting a U.S. warship in the Red Sea. Published October 14, 2016

President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at the Cleveland Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Obama mocks Trump as a 'whiner' who knows election is lost

Ratcheting up his mockery of Donald Trump, President Obama said Friday that the Republican nominee is behaving like a crybaby who knows he's losing the race for president and intends "to drag this election as low as it can possibly go." Published October 14, 2016

First lady Michelle Obama speaks during a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, in Manchester,NH (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

Michelle Obama slams Trump for preying on women

First lady Michelle Obama blasted Republican nominee Donald Trump Thursday as a sexual predator, saying his lewd comments about women have "shaken me to my core." Published October 13, 2016

Strategy for securing favorable coverage was a popular topic of internal Clinton campaign discussions, to judge from the WikiLeaks material. (Associated Press)

Leaked emails detail cozy relationship between Clinton campaign, media

Leaked emails show that Hillary Clinton's campaign officials boasted about getting favorable news coverage from compliant journalists, received political advice from cozy reporters and circulated the names of journalists who were "friendly" to the candidate. Published October 13, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton listens, left, listens as Vice President Joe Biden addresses a gathering at a campaign rally Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, in Scranton, Pa. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Biden caused alarm, suspicion in Clinton camp

Clinton campaign officials were alert and anxious in late summer 2015 to any sign that Vice President Joseph R. Biden might decide to enter the Democratic presidential primary at the last minute. Published October 13, 2016

Hillary Clinton (Associated Press/File)

Clinton was 'gone' from administration in 2014 but still advising Obama on Syria

Hillary Clinton dismissed a question in the second presidential debate about President Obama's weak policy toward Syria's civil war by saying "I was gone" from the administration by then, but a newly leaked email shows that she was still advising the White House on the Middle East more than two years after leaving her post as secretary of state. Published October 12, 2016

President Barack Obama reacts to a child as he greets supporters at a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Greensboro, N.C., Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Obama 'feels good' about Clinton's election

Less than a week after the airing of an old tape of Donald Trump's lewd comments about women, the White House said Wednesday that President Obama is "feeling confident" about the election of Hillary Clinton. Published October 12, 2016

Former Vice President Al Gore speaks as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton listens, at a rally at Miami Dade College in Miami, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)

Obama, Al Gore urge voters to reject Donald Trump

President Obama and former Vice President Al Gore hit the campaign trail Tuesday in key swing states, urging voters to reject Republican Donald Trump -- but the president's rally was derailed several times by protesters wearing t-shirts and carrying signs proclaiming, "Bill Clinton is a rapist." Published October 11, 2016

President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Greensboro, N.C., Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Obama slams Trump's comments on women, calls on GOP to abandon him

President Obama's blasted Donald Trump's "terrible" comments about women Tuesday evening during a campaign rally for Hillary Clinton in Greensboro, North Carolina, that was interrupted several times by protesters wearing t-shirts and carrying signs proclaiming, "Bill Clinton is a rapist." Published October 11, 2016

President Obama (Associated Press)

Court rules consumer bureau's power 'unconstitutional' in setback to Obama

In a setback for President Obama, a federal appeals court curtailed the power of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, ruling Tuesday that the agency championed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts violated the Constitution with a structure that gives too much unelected authority to its sole director. Published October 11, 2016

President Barack Obama waves while boarding Air Force One before leaving O'Hare International Airport Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

Obama wants to go to Mars within a generation

President Obama said Tuesday that man will land on Mars within 30 years, while critics accuse the president of diverting money from space exploration to climate-change research. Published October 11, 2016

Hillary Clinton's secret emails were a frequent topic for her campaign team, which took repeated stabs at trying to craft a public explanation for her behavior. (Associated Press)

WikiLeaks emails expose Clinton campaign's political calculations, fears

The Clinton campaign allowed political calculations to infuse many of its biggest decisions, according to emails leaked Monday that show her planning her Wall Street reform stance to satisfy liberals, plotting to use Keystone pipeline politics to distract from her secret email server and debating how much outrage to show at congressional hearings on Benghazi. Published October 10, 2016

President Obama has said he, like every other black professional man his age, has been mistaken for a restaurant valet. (Associated Press/File)

Obama's presidency polarizes Americans over race, politics like never before

President Obama's name isn't on the ballot this year, but his skin color is. That's the thrust of a new book by a political scientist, Michael Tesler, whose research of politics in the Obama era asserts that both major political parties have become more racially polarized as a response to the nation's first black president. Published October 10, 2016