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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

Fireworks explode over the Palace of Westminster, which houses the British Parliament, as London celebrates the arrival of New Year's Day on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Stammering British lawmaker says he gets no respect

A British lawmaker with a stammering problem says that his speech impediment has caused him to lose political favor and that he's suffered greatly — both personally and in his career — because the twitterings and criticisms of fellow parliamentarians. Published October 22, 2013

Michigan veteran cleared by court for 'infidel' license plate

A military veteran who wanted to sport a license plate that played on the word “infidel” but was turned down by worried Michigan officials is now cleared for all the politically incorrect driving he wants to do. Published October 22, 2013

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U.S. beer-maker under fire for 'Dumb Blonde' campaign

The Texas-based Deep Ellum Brewery is under fire from women's rights activists who say the company's marketing campaign for its newest beer — called "Dumb Blonde" — promotes a rape culture. Published October 22, 2013

** FILE ** Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, left, looks at a trading screen as he listens to a staff member of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd (ICBC) at a trading center during his visit to the ICBC headquarters in Beijing Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Jason Lee, Pool)

George Osborne: EU is killing U.K. economy

Strike one against the idea of an expanding global economy. British Chancellor George Osborne, who's been credited for getting his country's debt under control and keeping pace with an austere budget, said one looming threat to the steady-as-she-goes economic policy that England has been practicing in recent months is the European Union. Published October 22, 2013

** FILE ** Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney. (AP Photo/Olivia Harris, Pool, File)

Dick Cheney calls tea party a boon to GOP

Countering many of his Republican colleagues, former Vice President Dick Cheney said Monday the tea party is actually a positive movement for the GOP. Published October 21, 2013