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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

Rush Limbaugh (Associated Press) **FILE**

Rush Limbaugh: WaPo article on Mitt Romney home is case of 'class envy'

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh came out swinging against a Washington Post piece that invited readers to compare the size of their homes to Mitt Romney's — but failed to mention the similarly lush residences of leading Democrats such as Nancy Pelosi or Hillary Rodham Clinton. Published January 30, 2015

In this Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, file photo, George Zimmerman listens in court, in Sanford, Fla., during his hearing on charges including aggravated assault stemming from a fight with his girlfriend. The Seminole County Sheriff's Office says Zimmerman was arrested in Lake Mary, Friday, Jan. 9, 2015 on an aggravated assault charge, and is being held at the John E. Polk Correctional Facility. (AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Joe Burbank, Pool, File)

George Zimmerman's assault charges dropped as victim recants

George Zimmerman — the Florida homeowner who made national headlines for shooting and killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin — will not be charged with aggravated assault stemming from a Jan. 9 incident after all. Published January 30, 2015

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., right, and Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, left, rush through a basement corridor to a House Republican Conference on Capitol ill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

David Duke threatens run against Steve Scalise: 'He sold out'

David Duke, the former head of the Ku Klux Klan, said he is mulling a run for House Majority Whip Steve Scalise's congressional seat, calling the Louisiana Republican a sellout for sending out a public mea culpa for his 2002 speech at the European-American Unity and Rights Organization. Published January 30, 2015

Milwaukee's tough-talking black sheriff, David Clarke, argued this week that white Americans have "made great strides" in healing race relations, and that sooner or later they're going to grow tired of having their noses "rubbed in the past sins of slavery." (Fox News via The Daily Surge) ** FILE **

David Clarke, Milwaukee sheriff, rips Eric Holder as rallying 'cop-haters'

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke slammed Attorney General Eric Holder during the confirmation hearing for his replacement, Loretta Lynch, saying the outgoing law enforcement chief was so inflammatory in his rhetoric regarding police-community relations that he actually rallied the "cop-haters." Published January 30, 2015