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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

"There are those who criticize our commitment to diplomacy, for investing so much effort in trying to resolve conflicts that seem intractable," President Obama said. "But here's the truth: Conflicts and wars do not end on their own. Breakthroughs do not just happen. Agreements don't write themselves. It takes diplomacy, being willing to sit down with others." (Associated Press)

Obama praises own policies on Iran and Cuba, angers traditional allies

President Obama extolled the virtues of diplomacy Monday for his administration's "breakthroughs" with U.S. adversaries Iran and Cuba, while traditional allies Britain and Saudi Arabia seethed at the president for undercutting the British prime minister and calling the Saudis "free riders." Published March 14, 2016

"Nothing will change for the Cuban people," Sen. Marco Rubio said. "Things are worse than they were before this opening. We're getting nothing in return." (Associated Press)

Marco Rubio slams Obama for restoring relations with Cuba

Sen. Marco Rubio, a Cuban-American, drew loud cheers from the debate audience at the University of Miami Thursday night for his forceful criticism of President Obama restoring relations with communist Cuba. Published March 10, 2016

In this Feb. 9, 2009, file photo, then-President Barack Obama laughs during his first prime-time televised news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File) ** FILE **

Obama says he's not to blame for the rise of Donald Trump

President Obama said Thursday that Republicans' knee-jerk opposition to his presidency has led to their party's "crack-up," with businessman Donald Trump emerging as the front-runner for the GOP presidential nomination. Published March 10, 2016

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, stand up following their bilateral meeting at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Manila, Philippines, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) ** FILE **

Obama, Trudeau announce pact to limit methane emissions

President Obama welcomed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the White House Thursday as they announced an agreement to impose greater regulations on the countries' oil and gas industries to reduce methane emissions from new and existing sources. Published March 10, 2016

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden shakes hands with Israel Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon, left, fter arriving at Ben Gurion Airport in Lod, Israel on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. (Heidi Levine/Pool photo via AP)

Joe Biden says U.S. might confront Iran over missile tests

In the wake of Iran's latest ballistic missile test, Vice President Joseph R. Biden said Wednesday in Israel that the Obama administration will hold Tehran accountable if it breaks a nuclear accord with the U.S. and other world powers. Published March 9, 2016

Vice President Joseph R. Biden arrived in Tel Aviv, Israel on Tuesday for high-level talks just as an American tourist was stabbed to death several hundred yards away. A Palestinian attacker also stabbed a dozen policemen and civilians. (Associated PRess)

Joe Biden's visit to Israel marred by terrorist attacks

Vice President Joseph R. Biden's arrival in Israel for high-level talks Tuesday was marred by a series of terrorist attacks, while the White House insisted that President Obama wasn't offended by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu turning down an invitation to meet in Washington next week. Published March 8, 2016

This picture released by the official website of the Iranian Defense Ministry on Oct. 11, 2015, claims to show the launching of an Emad long-range ballistic surface-to-surface missile in an undisclosed location. (Iranian Defense Ministry via Associated Press) **FILE**

Lawmakers press Obama to punish Iran after new ballistic missile tests

Lawmakers in both parties demanded the Obama administration hold Iran accountable Tuesday for a series of new ballistic missile tests in apparent violation of a U.N. resolution, while Iran threatened to back out of its nuclear accord with the U.S. and other world powers if the West imposes fresh sanctions. Published March 8, 2016