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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

California state Sen. Tom McClintock (left) and former U.S. Rep. Doug Ose debate at radio station KFBK in Sacramento as they run for the GOP nomination for California's 4th Congressional District. Mr. Ose is holding notes that he claims show Mr. McClintock is soft on illegal immigration. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

West Virginian sues House for $200K over dog bite in lawmaker's office

A West Virginian woman who visited the U.S. Capitol two years ago to meet with a representative — and who was bitten by a staffer's dog, named Who Dey, while waiting — has now launched a lawsuit against the House of Representatives for the pain and suffering she's since experienced. Published January 6, 2015

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, S.C., in this Sept. 30, 2014, file photo. More than a dozen potential Republican candidates are contemplating White House bids in 2016 in what's shaping up as a crowded and diverse field. (AP Photo/ Richard Shiro, File)

Rand Paul promises GOP-led Senate will 'vote, vote, vote'

Sen. Rand Paul is vowing that the Senate under Republican control won't be anything like the one run by Democrat Harry Reid — specifically, because more measures will be brought to the floor for a full vote. Published January 6, 2015

U.S. President Barack Obama, right, points as he stands alongside British Prime Minister David Cameron, center, and NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen during a flypast at the NATO summit at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super) ** FILE **

David Cameron touts tightness with Obama: He calls me 'bro'

British Prime Minister David Cameron, who's facing a tough re-election, bragged about his tight relationship with President Obama in a widely read interview with a local newspaper, saying the White House leader sometimes calls him "bro." Published January 5, 2015

In this file photo taken Thursday, June 19, 2014, Islamic State group militants stand with a captured Iraqi army Humvee at a checkpoint outside Beiji refinery, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq. (AP Photo, File)

Islamic State touts $250M year-end budget surplus; opens bank

Terrorists with the Islamic State say that when 2015 wraps, they'll have an estimated $250 million left over from their $2 billion budget — and that the extra money will go to help fund their war against the West and western allies. Published January 5, 2015

Salvage workers bring out part of a Piper PA-34's fuselage, wing, and landing gear from a crash site Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, in Kuttawa, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Sailor Gutzler, 7, tells rescuers: Maybe mom, dad 'sleeping,' not dead

Sailor Gutzler, the little 7-year-old sole survivor of the Kentucky plane crash, initially told emergency responders that she thought her parents, sister and cousin were dead — but that perhaps they were just "sleeping" among the wreckage, police said. Published January 5, 2015