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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

Chris Matthews (Associated Press) **FILE**

MSNBC's Chris Matthews on Sen. Ted Cruz: 'He's a terrorist'

MSNBC "Hardball" host Chris Matthews had harsh words of criticism for Sen. Ted Cruz during his Wednesday evening broadcast, saying the tea party favorite was guilty of political terrorism and outright labeling him a terrorist. Published August 1, 2013

Supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi pray outside Rabaah al-Adawiya mosque, where supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi have installed a camp and hold daily rallies at Nasr City, in Cairo, Egypt, late Tuesday, July 30, 2013. (Associated Press)

Egypt tells police: Take ‘necessary measures’ to end protests

Leading Egyptian government authorities told police on Wednesday to take whatever steps were necessary to end the days-long sit-ins and protests that have marked Cairo since former President Mohammed Morsi was ousted, in early July. Published July 31, 2013

President Obama uses a cell phone to contact supporters during a surprise visit to meet volunteers at an Obama campaign office, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Government can grab GPS phone data at will, court rules

The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday in a 2-1 decision that the federal government may grab GPS data from telephone carriers without a warrant, the New York Times reported. Published July 31, 2013

**FILE** Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh speaks Jan. 1, 2010, during a news conference in Honolulu. (Associated Press)

Rush Limbaugh: GOP wants to rid base of tea party

Radio host Rush Limbaugh, in a rare television appearance Tuesday with Fox News' Greta Van Susteren, said it's clear the Republican Party wants nothing to do with tea partiers. Published July 31, 2013

** FILE ** Then-New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner speaks during a news conference alongside his wife, Huma Abedin, at the Gay Men's Health Crisis headquarters on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Anthony Weiner's new ad: 'Quit isn't the way we roll'

Anthony Weiner has released a new campaign ad, asserting yet again that his bid for mayor of New York City would continue, despite rising objections from even members of his own Democratic Party. Published July 31, 2013

** FILE ** Then-New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner speaks during a news conference alongside his wife, Huma Abedin, at the Gay Men's Health Crisis headquarters on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Huma Abedin taking vacation, not 'leave of absence,' campaign says

Anthony Weiner's wife, Huma Abedin, is due to take a lengthy vacation from her job with former first lady Hillary Clinton in August, and campaign officials for her husband's mayoral race have rushed to explain that the time off is not a "leave of absence." Published July 31, 2013

**FILE** Sen. John McCain, Arizona Republican (Associated Press)

Sen. John McCain: Fox News is 'schizophrenic,' and tea party is negative

Sen. John McCain in a sit-down interview with The New Republic earlier this week called Fox News "schizophrenic" on immigration and suggested that tea party members were damaging to the Republican Party, touting negative messages that ran counter to Americans' political will. Published July 31, 2013

**FILE** Rep. John L. Mica

TSA misconduct rises 26 percent in 3 years: GAO report

A just-released Government Accountability Office report shows that Transportation Security Administration misconduct is on the rise — and significantly. Reported instances of theft, sleeping on the job and granting family and friends reprieves from intrusive screenings have increased by 26 percent over the last three years. Published July 31, 2013