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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

** FILE ** Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker addresses the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on on Sept. 4, 2012. (Associated Press)

Cory Booker's boast: My fame will make me a good senator

Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker said he won't be a wallflower if elected senator. Rather, he vows, he will use his New Jersey fame as a catapult for passing legislation that's favorable to state residents and true to his progressive-minded ideology, the Asbury Park (N.J.) Press reported. Published July 23, 2013

** FILE ** MSNBC host Ed Schultz (AP Photo/MSNBC)

MSNBC's Ed Schultz: Teach race relations in every school

MSNBC television host Ed Schultz posed this question at the end of a recent broadcast: Should race relations be a required course in every public school? And his answer: "Now I'm going to vote yes on this," he said. Published July 23, 2013

Ondray T. Harris

Ex-Justice Department official: Agency tainted by 'racial favoritism'

A former director of a unit within the U.S. Department of Justice — the Community Relations Service — said he regularly issued warnings to employees who favored advocacy over law or used their positions to push personal agendas based on perceived biases. Published July 23, 2013

** FILE ** Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Gen. Martin Dempsey: U.S. in Syria would cost $1B a month

Taxpayers would pay about $1 billion a month to send in the military to Syria's ongoing civil conflict, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey told congressional members in a letter released Monday. Published July 23, 2013