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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 speaks about the release of Americans by Iran, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Iranians in prisoner swap indicted in exported technology

All seven of the Iranians who were granted clemency by President Obama in a prisoner swap last weekend had been indicted or convicted of exporting technology, industrial equipment or military equipment to Iran in violation of the U.S. trade embargo. Published January 18, 2016

Secretary of State John Kerry gestures while giving a foreign policy speech, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, at National Defense University in Washington. Kerry predicted Iran could comply with last summer's nuclear deal  "within the next coming days." (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

White House says sanctions on Iran not lifted yet

The White House said Friday it's not yet granting Iran sanctions relief for dismantling its nuclear program, but left little doubt the sanctions will be lifted soon. Published January 15, 2016

Cory Chanze, shieldman for the Ohio County Coal Company, surveys the longwall operation inside the Ohio County mine in Dallas, West Virginia. Miners are sticking to their preference for such underground work despite the Obama White House attempting to transition them into other lines of work. (Jared Wickerham/Special to the Washington Times)

Obama halts coal production on public land

The Obama administration announced a moratorium on new coal development on public land Friday while it studies the impact of the U.S. leasing program on climate change, prompting fresh criticism that President Obama is ramping up his "war on coal." Published January 15, 2016

President Barack Obama speaks at Baxter Arena in Omaha, Neb., on Jan. 13, 2016.  Stressing themes from his State of the Union address, Obama on Wednesday urged the country to respond to economic and other societal changes with confidence instead of fear. (Francis Gardler/The Journal-Star via AP)

Obama ignores Ryan's questions on Twitter

President Obama ignored questions from Speaker Paul Ryan Thursday during a Twitter question-and-answer session organized by the White House. Published January 14, 2016

President Barack Obama speaks at University of Nebraska-Omaha, in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016.  After giving his State of the Union address Obama is in Omaha to tout progress and goals in his final year in office. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama: GOP behaved selfishly from start of my presidency

Elaborating on his failure to heal the partisan divide in Washington, President Obama said Thursday his presidency got off to a bad start in 2009 because some Republican lawmakers were more concerned about their re-election than they were in helping him to save the nation from economic ruin. Published January 14, 2016

Obama accuses GOP of rooting against America's strength

President Obama said Wednesday that Republican presidential candidates are full of "baloney" with their criticism that America has become weaker on his watch, and called it "weird" that some Republicans failed to applaud America's strength during his State of the Union address. Published January 13, 2016

President Barack Obama smiles during his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Pool)

Obama twisted facts in State of Union speech

NEWS ANALYSIS: In the bid to shape his legacy, President Obama played fast and loose with the facts Tuesday night during his final State of the Union address. Published January 13, 2016

President Obama delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. (Associated Press)

Obama decries 'politics,' downplays terror threat in final State of the Union

Frustrated by Republican presidential candidates' attacks on his leadership, President Obama urged the nation and his successor in his final State of the Union address Tuesday night to "fix our politics" and complete his agenda of restrained American power abroad and income equality at home. Published January 12, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign stop before next months earliest in the nation presidential primary, Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, in Windham, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

Obama: Trump will only be president in an 'SNL' skit

On the morning of his final State of the Union address, President Obama said he can envision Republican front-runner Donald Trump delivering the same speech only on "Saturday Night Live." Published January 12, 2016