Stories by Dave Boyer

Monday, Sept. 16, 2013

Obama: Navy Yard shooting ‘cowardly’

President Obama said the shooting deaths at the Washington Navy Yard Monday were a tragedy and the victims were “patriots.”
By Dave Boyer

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Obama vows fight on voting rights

President Obama told a gathering of civil rights leaders at the White House on Monday that his administration is committed to restoring legal protections for minority voting, and a Florida ...
By Dave Boyer

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Obama warns of 'social tensions' if GOP resists

Deploying the rhetoric of class warfare against congressional Republicans, President Obama warned Wednesday that "social tensions will rise" if Washington doesn't take steps to reverse the growing ...
By Dave Boyer

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

White House supports NSA authority to monitor and seize data, opposes amendment

The White House said Tuesday night that it opposes a House amendment that challenges the National Security Agency's authority to monitor and seize massive amounts of communications data.
By Dave Boyer

Economic progress mixed despite Obama's claims

President Obama will take to the road to justify his new economic plans Wednesday based on what aides call the "significant" progress of the past five years, but economic benchmarks during his ...
By Dave Boyer

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Obama to campaign base: Get going pushing my agenda

President Obama gave supporters their marching orders for promoting his agenda Monday night, urging an advocacy group that was created from the remnants of his re-election campaign to get "fired ...
By Dave Boyer

Friday, July 19, 2013

Obama: "Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago"

In a surprise appearance in the White House briefing room, President Obama spoke at length Friday about the impact of the George Zimmerman trial and the death of black teenager Trayvon Martin, ...
By Dave Boyer

Amid delays, Obama pitches benefits of health law

Campaigning for the viability of his health care law, President Obama Thursday put on display at the White House families who have received rebate checks from their insurance companies, while ...
By Dave Boyer

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Obama takes case for immigration reform to Spanish language TV

President Obama on Tuesday intensified his summer campaign to pressure House Republicans to approve immigration reform, conducting interviews with several Spanish-language television anchors while ...
By Dave Boyer

FCC head sees waste in school Internet push

A member of the Federal Communications Commission said Tuesday that public schools — including those in President Obama's hometown of Chicago — have wasted millions intended to connect students to ...
By Dave Boyer
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As son was dying in hot car, man sent teen sex texts
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A Georgia man swapped sexual text messages with a teenage girl while his toddler son sat forgotten and dying in the back seat of the father's sweltering SUV, his young texting ...