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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

The Ultimate Warrior speaks during the WWE Hall of Fame Induction at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans on Saturday, April 5, 2014. (Jonathan Bachman/AP Images for WWE)

WWE wrestling legend 'Ultimate Warrior' dies at age 54

The legendary WWE wrestler known as "The Ultimate Warrior" — but given the birth name of James Hellwig — has died at the age of 54, just days after he was inducted into the sport's Hall of Fame. Published April 9, 2014

** FILE ** An undated photo of Adolf Hitler. (Image: United States Holocaust Museum)

Republican donor drops Hitler bomb into anti-Obamacare video

A big-time donation player to the Republican Party who famously said that aspirin placed between a woman's knees sufficed as birth control back in his day is back in the news again — this time, for a video aimed at taking down Obamacare starring none other than Adolf Hitler. Published April 8, 2014

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Ronald Reagan vs. Col. Sanders: Ky. bridge name game gets competitive

Yum Brands, the owner of Kentucky Fried Chicken, is pushing hard to name a new bridge leading Interstate 65 drivers over the Ohio River after Col. Harland Sanders, the white-haired, white-suited face of the franchise. But the good colonel has some competition — Ronald Reagan. Published April 8, 2014

**FILE** Match Inc. CEO and OKCupid co-founder Sam Yagan (Invision/AP)

OKCupid CEO called out for donation to anti-gay lawmaker

OKCupid, the online dating site that took Mozilla's CEO to task for a donation to a campaign to ban same-sex marriage in California, is now under fire for its own CEO essentially doing the same. Published April 8, 2014

Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron speaks at a reception in his honor, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in Washington. Aaron is turning 80 and is being celebrated with a series of events in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Hank Aaron suggests GOP is modern-day KKK

Baseball legend Hank Aaron, 80, acknowledged race relations have changed since his threat-filled days chasing Babe Ruth's home run record — but said modern tormenters still exist wearing suits and ties instead of KKK hoods. Published April 8, 2014

** FILE ** This March 26, 2014, file photo shows House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio speaking during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Shades of John Kerry: Boehner defends his Obamacare vote, vows repeal

House Speaker John Boehner took to national television to defend his role — and that of some of his fellow Republicans — in voting with Democrats on a tweak to Obamacare that was seen as a party betrayal by some conservatives. As part of his defense, he vowed Republicans on Capitol Hill under his leadership would continue to try and repeal Obamacare. Published April 8, 2014

FILE - In this Monday, March 24, 2014, file photo, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter speaks during an interview, in New York.  On the “Late Show with David Letterman” Monday, March 24, 2014,  Carter said the Crimean annexation was “inevitable’ because Russia considers it to be part of their country and so many Crimeans consider themselves Russian. He also said Russian President Vladimir Putin shouldn’t be permitted to go any further. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

Jimmy Carter blasts Supreme Court for 'stupid decision'

Former President Jimmy Carter waded yet into another current political event, blasting the Supreme Court's recent campaign finance ruling and characterizing it as stupid a move as it made years ago in a similar case. Published April 7, 2014