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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

The Rev. Al Sharpton is surrounded by other civil rights leaders while he speaks during a news conference at the National Action Network headquarters in New York, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014.  National Urban League President Marc Morial calls the lack of an indictment in the Garner case "a travesty of justice."   Sharpton said that a civil rights summit will be held following a Dec. 13 march in Washington. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Thomas Sowell rips Al Sharpton as 'race hustler'

Conservative pundit and writer Thomas Sowell had nothing but criticism for Rev. Al Sharpton, calling the nationally known activist a race baiter who was using the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases for personal profit. Published December 5, 2014

Former President George W. Bush (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

George W. Bush weighs in on Eric Garner death: 'How sad'

Former President George W. Bush said in an interview with CNN that's due to air this weekend that his initial reaction to the video of Eric Garner's altercation with New York police was one of sadness. Published December 5, 2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during a question and answer session at the BIO International Convention Wednesday, June 25, 2014, in San Diego.  (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Hillary Clinton super PAC $1M in debt to union-tied bank

The super PAC "Ready for Hillary" may have tens of thousands of small-dollar donors and raised more than $11 million since its 2013 founding, but it's in debt — to the tune of $1 million. Published December 5, 2014

An Egyptian man carries newspapers with a photo of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on it, in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. A judge dismissed murder charges Saturday, Nov. 29, against former President Hosni Mubarak and acquitted his security chief over the killing of protesters during Egypt's 2011 uprising, crushing any hope of a judicial reckoning on behalf of the hundreds victims of the revolt that toppled him. Protests are planned for Tuesday against the verdict. The headline on the newspaper in Arabic reads, "enough already." (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

Jen Psaki caught on mic calling own Egypt line 'ridiculous'

U.S. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki was captured on a hot microphone seeming to call one of her own prepared statements about Egypt "ridiculous" at the tail end of an abruptly ended press conference. Published December 5, 2014

Florida Attorney General Pamela Bondi and other state officials are reviewing the decision by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals to allow gay marriage to go forward in Florida.   (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Florida college accused of using strippers to lure students

A for-profit college in Florida -- now defunct -- is under fire for allegedly using strippers and exotic dancers as admissions officers in order to lure students, and pressing applicants to lie on financial aid forms to bolster university coffers. Published December 5, 2014

BERETTA 92 - (also Beretta 96 and Beretta 98) is a series of semi-automatic pistols designed and manufactured by Beretta of Italy. The model 92 was designed in 1972 and production of many variants in different calibers continues today. The United States Armed Forces replaced the Model 1911A1 .45 ACP pistol in 1985 with the military spec Beretta 92F, the M9.

U.S. Army seeking new sidearm to replace Beretta

For almost 30 years, the Beretta pistol has been the sidearm of choice for the U.S. Army -- but now the Pentagon wants a new pistol, and has put out the word to gun manufacturers: Let the bidding begin. Published December 5, 2014

Dallas Cowboys Michael Sam walks on the field before the first half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Michael Sam suggests: NFL ignores me because I'm gay

Former St. Louis Rams' draftee Michael Sam — the first openly gay player in the NFL — suggested in a quick airport interview with TMZ Sports that he may have been released and ignored by the league because of his sexual orientation. Published December 4, 2014