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Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl Chumley is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times. Previously, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times' digital aggregation product, Times247. She's also a 2008-2009 Robert Novak journalism fellow with The Phillips Foundation. She can be reached at cchumley@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

Lawyer and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks at a press conference in this Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, file photo. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

Rudy Giuliani: Blacks kill blacks — that's 'the reason for the heavy police presence'

New York City's Rudy Giuliani and MSNBC contributor Michael Eric Dyson traded hot barbs during a televised interview about the roots of crime in black communities, with the former mayor ultimately blasting that if blacks didn't commit so many crimes, the police presence in their communities wouldn't be so heavy. Published November 24, 2014

President Barack Obama delivers remarks on his executive action on immigration at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas in this Nov. 21, 2014, file photo. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)

Obama: 'I've actually been very restrained' on executive actions

President Obama said on a nationally televised interview that he's tried to accommodate Republicans in Congress and wait patiently for them to make the move on immigration — and that historians will say that he's been "very restrained" with his executive actions. Published November 24, 2014

Sen. Lindsey Graham, said a report on the Benghazi attack released late last week is "full of crap." (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

Lindsey Graham slams own GOP on immigration: 'Shame on us'

Sen. Lindsey Graham turned on his own party during a television interview on CNN's "State of the Union," chiding Republicans for failing to pass immigration reform before President Obama issued an executive action granting amnesty to about 5 million illegals. Published November 24, 2014

Firefighters work to put out fires and protect structures along Center Street Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Weed, Calif. (AP Photo/The Record Searchlight, Greg Barnette) ** FILE **

Florida fire department tells man reporting burning home: Call 911

A Florida man trying to stop his home from burning to the ground ran bare-footed down the road to the fire department that was located four houses away — only to be turned away by an emergency medical technician who told him to go call 911. Published November 24, 2014

President Barack Obama deplanes from Air Force One, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md., as he returns form Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

DCCC email warns Democrats that Obama could go to prison

Key Democrats are taking the threat of a lawsuit that's plaguing President Obama due to his executive actions and turning it into a subtle money-maker, calling on fellow party members in a mass email to sign a petition or their leader could go to prison. Published November 24, 2014

In this image made off North Korea's KRT video footage, North Korea's new Moranbong band and performers dressed as American cartoon characters perform July 6, 2012, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Mickey Mouse and Winnie the Pooh took the stage for new leader Kim Jong-un, in an unusual performance featuring Disney characters in North Korea. (Associated Press/KRT)

Winnie the Pooh banned by Polish playground for 'dubious sexuality'

Winnie the Pooh — the decades-old childhood character made famous by books, cartoon animation specials and spin-off toys and teddies — has been banned from a Polish playground because of confusion about his sexuality and consternation at his attire. Published November 21, 2014

Following President Barack Obama's nationally televised address, Serafin Bahena celebrates with others at Centro Civico Mexicano, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Obama slammed for citing Bible to push amnesty for illegal immigrants

President Obama's biblical references to justify his executive action on immigration didn't sit so well with some in the conservative camp, with one notable pundit — commentator and columnist Charles Krauthammer — characterizing the spiritual reference as both "remarkable" and audacious. Published November 21, 2014

Texas Attorney General and Republican candidate for governor Greg Abbott speaks during a campaign stop in this Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, file photo, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) ** FILE **

Greg Abbott, Texas governor-elect, on immigration: I'm suing

Texas Gov.-elect Greg Abbott didn't mince words while reacting to President Obama's executive action that grants amnesty to roughly 5 million illegals, saying simply in a tweeted message: I'm going to sue. Published November 21, 2014