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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** Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah is seen in Beirut on June 2007. (Associated Press/Hezbollah Media Office)

France agrees to list Hezbollah as terrorist group

France is poised to add Hezbollah to the European Union's list of terrorist organizations after the group claimed responsibility for last year's attack on a bus filled with Israeli tourists to Burgas. Published March 29, 2013

** FILE ** Former Georgia Rep. Bob Barr takes part in a debate titled "Does Security Trump Freedom?" Friday, Feb. 19, 2010, during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Former Georgia Rep. Bob Barr to run for Congress

Former Georgia Rep. Bob Barr, an outspoken conservative who lost his seat more than a decade ago, thinks the time is right for a new run at political office. He announced a campaign for the congressional seat being vacated by Rep. Phil Gingrey, who's running for Senate. Published March 29, 2013

** FILE ** In this Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a meeting in the Red Room at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

New York minimum wage hike to $9 could be paid by taxpayers

New York's legislature approved a budget that hikes the state's minimum wage to $9 per hour. But taxpayers, not businesses, could actually be the responsible party for paying those extra wage costs, if a closed-door tax credit agreement among politicos made the final budget cut. Published March 29, 2013