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Dave Boyer

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

Articles by Dave Boyer

Lawrence Tabak, acting director of the National Institutes of Health, testifies during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies, hearing about the National Institutes of Health budget requests, Thursday, May 4, 2023, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) ** FILE **

NIH renews contract with research firm linked to Wuhan lab leak theory

The National Institutes of Health has provoked an outcry in Congress by renewing a $2.3 million grant with EcoHealth Alliance to research bat coronaviruses, three years after the Trump administration terminated its contract over the COVID lab leak theory. Published May 9, 2023

Virginia attorney general-elect Jason Miyares enters the room to address a the media inside the Pocahontas Building in Richmond, Va. Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)

Virginia AG rips Justice Department over failure to guard Supreme Court justices at home

Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares lashed out at Attorney General Merrick Garland Thursday for not doing enough to protect Supreme Court justices as the high court prepares to issue some of its most controversial decisions, saying Virginia state police are deploying a heavy presence of "visible and not visible" officers at justices' homes to ensure their safety. Published May 4, 2023

Actor Alec Baldwin attends a news conference at United Nations headquarters, on Sept. 21, 2015. Filming on the Western movie “Rust” could resume this week in Montana, the production company said Wednesday, April 19, 2023, in the aftermath of the fatal shooting of a cinematographer during a rehearsal with Baldwin on the original production in New Mexico. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Charges against Alec Baldwin dropped, lawyers say

Criminal charges against actor Alec Baldwin from the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of his Western movie "Rust" have been dropped, his lawyers said Thursday. Published April 20, 2023