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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

In this combination of Associated Press photos, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., left, and Dave Brat, right, react after the polls close Tuesday, June 10, 2014, in Richmond, Va. Brat defeated Cantor in the Republican primary. (AP Photo)

Cantor blasted by Brat's campaign manager for concession speech

The campaign manager for Dave Brat subtly accused House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of a tactless concession speech, saying the Virginian incumbent didn't even bother to give a cursory nod of congratulations after the newcomer's major upset in Tuesday night's primary. Published June 11, 2014

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Smart ring alerts wearers to callers, texters, social-media communications

As if carrying a cell phone weren't enough — now a new jewel embedded in a band that's worn as a ring contains software that alerts the wearer whenever someone is calling, posting a new message to Facebook or Instagram, or loading up a new Snapchat communication. Published June 11, 2014