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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

A man passes in front of banners reading in Spanish "No more" in protest against the visit of United States President Barack Obama in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Obama is on a two-day visit to Argentina and will meet Wednesday with Argentine President Mauricio Macri. (AP Photo/Ivan Fernandez)

Rights groups boycotting Obama's visit to Argentina

Argentina's top human rights groups are boycotting President Obama's visit to the country on the 40th anniversary of a military coup that lead to the deaths of thousands of people. Published March 23, 2016

Cuban President Raul Castro, right,  lifts up the arm of President Barack Obama at the conclusion of their joint news conference at the Palace of the Revolution, Monday, March 21, 2016, in Havana, Cuba. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

Obama lets Castro criticize U.S. shortcomings

Playing the role of a painfully polite guest, President Obama offered almost no pushback publicly Monday as Cuban President Raul Castro criticized U.S. shortcomings to his face at a press conference and demanded the return of the "illegally occupied" Guantanamo Bay Naval Base. Published March 21, 2016

President Barack Obama with Cuban President Raul Castro during a welcoming ceremony at the Palace of the Revolution, Monday, March 21, 2016, in Havana, Cuba. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama meets Cuban President Castro in Havana

President Obama met with Cuban President Raul Castro in Havana Monday, as the two leaders began historic discussions over the course of restoring economic and cultural ties between the former Cold War adversaries. Published March 21, 2016

President Obama walks with first lady Michelle Obama, who is holding the arm of her mother Marian Robinson, during a tour of Old Havana, Cuba, on Sunday. (Associated Press)

Obama arrives in Cuba for historic visit

President Obama and his family arrived in Cuba on Sunday for a historic three-day visit filled with symbolism, but with few expectations that the president's legacy-building visit will improve human rights for Cubans under the repressive military regime of the Castro brothers. Published March 20, 2016

Federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland shakes hands with President Obama as he is introduced as Obama's nominee for the Supreme Court on Wednesday in the Rose Garden of the White House. (Associated Press)

Merrick Garland has 'very liberal view of gun rights'

President Obama tried to tap a moderate to fill the seat of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, but he ended up picking a fight with powerful Second Amendment groups that say Judge Merrick Garland has shown antipathy toward gun rights. Published March 16, 2016

President Obama is on a media blitz to pressure the Senate Republican leadership to schedule a confirmation hearing and vote on Judge Merrick Garland, who has been waiting seven weeks for action. (Associated Press/File)

Obama nominates Merrick Garland to Supreme Court

President Obama on Wednesday nominated longtime federal appeals Judge Merrick Garland to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, amid signs that Senate Republicans who are blocking the nomination might allow a lame-duck confirmation vote after the November election if another Democrat wins the presidency. Published March 16, 2016

FILE - In this March 14, 2016, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks at the Chief of Missions Conference at the State Department in Washington. Obama said Wednesday, March 16, he will reveal his Supreme Court nominee to fill the vacancy of the late Justice Antonin Scalia. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Obama to visit Britain, Saudi Arabia after insults

The White House said Wednesday that President Obama will travel next month to Britain and Saudi Arabia, two allies still smarting from the president's undiplomatic criticisms in a recent interview. Published March 16, 2016