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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

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

Conservative groups are set to launch ads in key states against Judge Merrick Garland, President Obama's choice to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. (Associated Press)

Ads opposing Garland's nomination to Supreme Court set to air in key states

As senators go home for a two-week recess, conservative groups are launching a new round of TV and digital ads against Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland in key states, while liberal allies of the White House are ramping up pressure in battleground states to force Senate Republicans to vote on the nomination. Published May 1, 2016

President Obama makes a statement to reporters as Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky looks on after a meeting regarding the BP Deepwater Horizon in the Cabinet Room at the White House in Washington on June 10, 2010. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Obama tells student journalists McConnell is unfair

President Obama dropped in on a group of college journalists at the White House Thursday, and urged them to pursue a career of holding leaders accountable -- leaders such as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who's blocking his Supreme Court nominee. Published April 28, 2016

In this Thursday, April 7, 2016, file photo, Vice President Joe Biden speaks at an event in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) ** FILE **

Joe Biden makes unannounced visit to Iraq

Vice President Joseph R. Biden made a surprise visit to Iraq Thursday to try to resolve political disunity in Baghdad that is undermining the Iraqi government's efforts to fight the Islamic State terrorist group. Published April 28, 2016

FILE - In this Monday, March 21, 2016, file photo, 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 in Havana, Cuba. One of Cuba’s most renowned advocates of economic reform has been fired from his University of Havana think tank, on Wednesday, April 20, for sharing information with Americans without authorization, among other alleged violations.(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)

White House, refuting Trump, says Castro didn't snub Obama

The White House refuted Donald Trump's claim Wednesday that Cuban President Raul Castro snubbed President Obama by not meeting him at the airport upon the president's historic trip to Cuba last month. Published April 27, 2016