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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

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

Donald Trump and his Chicken Little detractors

It's late August, the campaign clock is ticking. Donald Trump's poll numbers are down -- not just by slim margins -- and Hillary Clinton's camp has all but locked up the race. Published August 24, 2016

Illustration on the court's reaffirmation of Fourth Amendment rights by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

A slapdown of civil asset forfeiture

David, meet Goliath. Incredibly enough, a small-town Maryland dairy farmer and his wife just won their legal claim against the Internal Revenue Service and Department of Justice and will now be able to recoup tens of thousands of dollars seized in what turned out to be an unconstitutional application of civil asset forfeiture. Published July 13, 2016

Illustration on the need to return to God in America by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Politicians getting back to 'In God we trust'

A Quinnipiac University survey recently found 57 percent of Americans agreed the country "has lost its identity," 57 percent felt they were "falling further and further behind economically," and 76 percent believed "public officials don't care much what people like me think." Published April 19, 2016

The Rev. Al Sharpton is surrounded by other civil rights leaders while he speaks during a news conference at the National Action Network headquarters in New York, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) ** FILE **

Al Sharpton moving? Talk turns to MSNBC host losing prime nightly spot

The Rev. Al Sharpton may soon be booted from his weeknight television host role on Politics Nation and relegated to the pile of less-watched weekend fare, one source within MSNBC's ranks said, citing the need for the cable provider to bolster slagging audience numbers. Published February 26, 2015

A commemorative reprint of the 1611 King James Version of the Holy Bible (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Idaho Republicans ponder 'Judeo-Christian' declaration for state

Republicans in Idaho say the state should be declared "Judeo-Christian" as a means of returning to constitutional roots and the Founding Fathers' visions, and they've pressed forward with a resolution to do just that — albeit symbolically only. Published February 26, 2015