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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

Ben Rhodes, deputy national security adviser for strategic communications, said the public relations effort he created to sell the Iran nuclear deal was intended only "to push out facts." (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Obama aide Ben Rhodes stirs ill will at home, abroad with series of gaffes

Ben Rhodes, the talkative aide who is in charge of "strategic communications" for President Obama's national security team, by Monday had managed to revive opposition to the president's Iran nuclear deal, alienate journalists supposedly rooting for the president, raise hackles in Israel and even trigger a White House swipe at Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton. Published May 9, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, center, greets supporters as she visits her campaign field office in Oakland, Calif., Friday, May 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

White House says Hillary Clinton not part of foreign-policy 'Blob'

Talk about your back-handed compliment. The White House said Monday that former secretary of State Hillary Clinton is not part of the foreign-policy "blob" in Washington that was disparaged by a key aide to President Obama in a magazine interview. Published May 9, 2016

President Barack Obama delivers the keynote address at the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies 22nd Annual Awards Gala Dinner in Washington, Wednesday, May 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama slams anti-immigrant rhetoric by GOP

President Obama blasted "anti-immigration sentiment" by Republicans Wednesday night, saying some candidates are trying to exploit bigotry to win elections. Published May 4, 2016

Judge Merrick Garland, President Barack Obama's choice to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court meets with Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., on Capitol Hill, on Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Liberals tie Trump to Senate GOP blockade of Garland nomination

A liberal group supporting Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland is trying to link Donald Trump to Senate Republicans' blockade of the nomination, saying lawmakers are waiting for the "racist" presumptive GOP nominee to choose his own candidate for the high court. Published May 4, 2016

Flint water crisis may trigger racism investigations by U.N.

As President Obama travels to Flint, Michigan, Wednesday to highlight the city's water contamination crisis, the United Nations said it might initiate a human rights complaint in the case based on racism and class bias, a narrative the White House didn't dispute. Published May 3, 2016

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, along with with members of the national security team, receive an update on the mission against Osama bin Laden in the Situation Room of the White House, May 1, 2011. Please note: a classified document seen in this photograph has been obscured. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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Obama reflects on raid that killed bin Laden five years ago

On the fifth anniversary of the Special Forces raid that killed Osama bin Laden, President Obama reflected Monday that the mission was worth the risk because "I had confidence that I could get our guys back." Published May 2, 2016

Larry Wilmore, the guest host from Comedy Central, speaks at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner at the Washington Hilton in Washington, Saturday, April 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

White House refuses to criticize black comedian's use of N-word for Obama

The White House refused to criticize black comedian Larry Wilmore on Monday for using the N-word to describe President Obama at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, amid a minor furor over who is allowed to use the slur and whether the president is being hypocritical for tolerating it. Published May 2, 2016

President Obama drinks from a bottle of water after his speech at Washington Park in Sandusky, Ohio, on July 5, 2012. Obama is on a two-day bus trip through Ohio and Pennsylvania. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Obama has no plans to drink Flint's water on visit

The White House said Monday that President Obama has no plans to make a public show of drinking a glass of Flint, Michigan's infamous water during a trip there on Wednesday to highlight the need for repairing the water system. Published May 2, 2016