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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

Jenny Beth Martin, co-founder of Tea Party Patriots (Associated Press)

Tea partyers toe GOP line and back moderates for Senate

Tea Party Patriots and Tea Party Express members say it's more important to win the Senate than elect hardcore conservatives, and they have put out the word: Moderates like Sen. Pat Roberts and Sen. Scott Brown have their support. Published October 22, 2014

President Barack Obama cast a ballot at the Dr. Martin Luther King Community Service Center Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Chicago, while participating in early voting. Obama took a break from campaigning for Gov. Pat Quinn, D-Ill., to cast an early ballot for the 2014 midterm elections. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Obama to go 'full Mussolini' after election: Mark Levin

Conservative radio host Mark Levin warned the American public during a Fox News television appearance that President Obama has nothing to lose in his last couple years in office and will press forward with aggression and fervor to realize his agenda. Published October 22, 2014

In this undated file photo provided by the Toledo Zoo, baby polar bear cubs Suka and Sakari, born in November 2012 are seen at the zoo in Toledo, Ohio. (AP Photo/The Toledo Zoo, File)

Canadian town cancels trick-or-treating over fear of polar bears

So much for trick-or-treating on Halloween for one Canadian town. The blooming polar bear population on the small hamlet of Arviat has caused enough concern among parents and officials that they've called off the door-to-door candy begs. Published October 22, 2014

A man sits in a chair in front of a beach as Hurricane Gonzalo approaches to the area in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. Hurricane Gonzalo formed Monday in the Caribbean and was on course to move out over open ocean after buffeting Antigua and nearby islands with heavy rain and wind. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)

Puerto Rico judge upholds gay marriage ban

A federal judge in Puerto Rico said yes, the territory may in fact keep intact a ban on gay marriage — a ruling that legal minds say could now reverberate among Northeastern states. Published October 22, 2014

White House press secretary Josh Earnest answers a question about the release of Jeffrey Fowle, one of three Americans being held in North Korea, during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

White House to election-year Democrats: Don't blame Obama

President Obama is not to blame for what ails Democrats at the polls — that's the word from White House press secretary Josh Earnest to vulnerable candidates who are fleeing the commander-in-chief's presence. Published October 22, 2014

Cybill Shepherd, 62, is a regular on Lifetime's "The Client List," has made guest appearances on USA's "Psych" and will be a guest on TV Land's "Hot in Cleveland. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Hollywood's Cybill Shepherd: I'm once again 'talking with Jesus'

Actress Cybill Shepherd said she was born a Christian, turned away from praying during her rising Hollywood years, but has since rekindled a relationship with Jesus — and just shortly after was tapped to act in a film about redemption. Published October 21, 2014