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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

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

**FILE** Television personality Elisabeth Hasselbeck arrives at The Heart Truth's Red Dress Collection 2010 fashion show in New York on Feb. 11, 2010. (Associated Press)

Elisabeth Hasselbeck of 'The View' moving to 'Fox & Friends'

Goodbye Gretchen Carlson. Hello Elisabeth Hasselbeck. Ms. Carlson announced on "Fox & Friends" Wednesday morning that she's leaving the infamous curvy couch in September to head up her own talk show. And filling her slot — the lone conservative voice from "The View," Ms. Hasselbeck. Published July 10, 2013

"The Five" co-host Bob Beckel (Twitter)

Fox’s Bob Beckel declares: George Zimmerman a racist 'wannabe cop'

Bob Beckel, the liberal voice of Fox News' hourlong news discussion show, "The Five," said it's obvious that George Zimmerman — the Florida man on trial for second-degree murder for the February 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin — is racist. Published July 9, 2013

Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin speaks during the final day of the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference in Fort Washington, Md. on March 16, 2013.
(T.J. Kirkpatrick/Special to The Washington Times)

Sarah Palin slams John Kerry yacht brouhaha: Government again 'lied to us'

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin issued a scathing Facebook denouncement of how the State Department handled the fact that Secretary John Kerry was aboard his yacht at the very time Egypt was ousting President Mohammed Morsi — first by denying, then by admitting. She characterized it as a worrisome deception. Published July 9, 2013

** FILE ** Travelers wait in security checkpoint lines before boarding planes at Reagan National Airport in Washington on Feb. 25, 2013. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

Outrage at airport: TSA taps decorated, disabled Marine for extra scrutiny

A retired, disabled U.S. Marine in full dress and donned with numerous medals was flagged by federal security agents at a California airport for wearing "too much metal," and pulled to the side for additional scrutiny — even asked to lift his arms, despite an injury that made doing so impossible. Published July 9, 2013

**FILE** This undated photo shows Nidal Hasan, the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage. (Associated Press/Bell County Sheriff's Department via The Temple Daily Telegram)

Nidal Hasan's Fort Hood shooting trial enters jury selection

Jury selection for the Fort Hood shooting massacre starts Tuesday, bringing victims and witnesses in the 2009 incident one step closer to an uncomfortable twist: Suspect Maj. Nidal Hasan, acting as his own defense attorney, will get to pose questions to those who take the stand. Published July 9, 2013

** FILE ** Secretary of State John Kerry. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Israeli newspaper slams John Kerry: 'Clueless U.S. mediator'

Israeli media doesn't have a favorable impression of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his push toward peace in the Middle East, opening one opinion page posting with this title: "Clueless U.S. mediator." Published July 9, 2013