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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

In this 2010 file photo, sailors line the deck of the USS Iwo Jima, an amphibious assault ship, as it passes the skyline of Lower Manhattan on Wednesday in New York Harbor for the start of the 23rd Fleet Week. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Yemen's president held captive; U.S. sends Navy warships to Red Sea

Yemen President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi is being held captive by rebels who have attacked his compound, just as the U.S. military has moved the USS Iwo Jima and the USS Fort McHenry into the Red Sea, in position to take aboard evacuees from the U.S. Embassy in Yemen if tensions and violence continue to escalate. Published January 21, 2015

** FILE ** House Homeland Security Committee member Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, holds up photographs as she questions Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 24, 2014, during the committee's hearing regarding the growing problem of unaccompanied children crossing the border into the US. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Republicans slammed as 'wimpy' on immigration: 'Horror of a bill'

Democrats anxious to see the White House's vision for immigration put into full play — especially President Obama's executive action to grant amnesty to tens of thousands — are calling out a Republican-led border security bill as a "wimpy" attempt to deal with a massive issue. Published January 21, 2015

Joe Biden on presidency: I'm confident I could 'do a good job'

Vice President Joseph R. Biden said he's not lacking in confidence on his ability to perform well as the top White House dog — that he knows he could do a "good job" but that he's not really focused on the notion right now. Published January 21, 2015

Iran Guard to Israel: You'll 'certainly pay' for killing our general

A commander with Iran's Revolutionary Guard sent a blunt warning to Israel, telling the Jewish nation that it will "certainly pay" for killing one of Tehran's top generals during an airstrike in Syria — an airstrike that Israeli forces don't even admit they conducted. Published January 21, 2015