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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 cchumley@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

This image provided by Prince George's County Fire Dept. shows firefighters reaching riders stranded on a roller coaster at Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro, Md., Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Prince George's County Fire Dept., Marc Bashoor)

Veteran says Six Flags booted him for pro-Marine T-shirt

A former Marine said he was booted from Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey after park officials took offense at his T-shirt — a black sleeveless covering with a red, white and blue machine gun and the words "Keep Calm and Return Fire." Published August 15, 2014

** FILE ** This May 14, 2012, file photo shows conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh speaking during a ceremony inducting him into the Hall of Famous Missourians in the state Capitol in Jefferson City,  Mo. (AP Photo/Julie Smith, File)

Rush Limbaugh gives constitutional convention idea big boost

First Mark Levin, now Rush Limbaugh. Slowly but surely, big names in conservative circles are adding their names to a growing list of unhappy tea party and patriotic types who've been calling for a dramatic political move -- a constitutional convention to rein in federal overreach. Published August 15, 2014

Action from The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks from Nintendo for the DS

Robin Williams' fans petition to feature him in 'Zelda' video game

Fans of Robin Williams are petitioning to include a character of the comic-actor in the upcoming edition of "The Legend of Zelda" — a move they say will honor the now-deceased star, who reportedly loved the video game so much that he named his daughter after the featured princess. Published August 15, 2014

** FILE ** This May 12, 2014, file photo shows former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush as he speaks at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research Alexander Hamilton Award Dinner in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Jeb Bush calls for illegal kids to be treated 'compassionately'

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush — who previously described some illegals as committing little more than an "act of love" by crossing into the United States — has now come forward with a new call for compassion for those breaking the nation's immigration laws. Published August 15, 2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton holds her memoir "Hard Choices" at Bunch of Grapes Bookstore, in Vineyard Haven, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard, Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, during a book signing event for her memoir "Hard Choices."  Hillary Rodham Clinton says she's looking forward to hugging out her differences with President Barack Obama. Obama's former secretary of state told reporters Wednesday that she's proud to have served with him despite some differences of opinion. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

No grapes of wrath at Martha's Vineyard as Obama, Hillary Clinton meet

All was calm at Martha's Vineyard as President Obama and Hillary Clinton rubbed elbows at a Wednesday evening party — the first get-together of the two since the former Secretary of State made unflattering comments about White House foreign affairs policy. Published August 14, 2014

** FILE ** Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) speaks at the Tea Party Patriots 5th Anniversary Celebration at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Thursday, February 27, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Louie Gohmert: Illegals little more than 'undocumented Democrats'

The scores of illegal immigrants crossing into American in recent months are little more than voters-in-waiting for the Democratic Party — and that's why President Obama and his administration don't want to slow the flow, Rep. Louie Gohmert said. Published August 14, 2014

President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks about developments in Iraq, Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, from his vacation residence in Chilmark, Mass., during his family vacation on the island of Martha's Vineyard. Obama is giving his approval to the appointment of a prime minister to replace Nouri al-Maliki and urging the formation of a new government in Iraq as soon as possible. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

House Democrats: Obama won't talk to us

House Democrats are scratching their heads, trying to figure out why President Obama won't talk with them about policy — especially when election season looms. Published August 14, 2014