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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

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas talks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington in this Dec. 13, 2014, file photo. Unhappy Republicans say Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas left a gift certificate good for confirmation of 12 judicial appointments for President Barack Obama and Democrats this holiday season. Only a month or so ago, voters delivered them a lump of coal in midterm elections.  (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File)

Ted Cruz apologizes to colleagues for 'inconveniencing' their weekend

Sen. Ted Cruz said in a closed-door session with colleagues that he was sorry for trying to spark a government shutdown in protest of the $1.1 trillion budget bill and immigration amnesty in a way that upset his colleagues' schedules — and that he wished he "hadn't done it," a source at the meeting said. Published December 17, 2014

Republican Dallas Woodhouse and his Democratic brother Brad Woodhouse, two pundits, were arguing on a recent Washington Journal television broadcast when their mother called in. (Screengrab from C-SPAN/YouTube)

Mom calls into C-SPAN to scold on-air pundit sons: Stop arguing

Republican Dallas Woodhouse and his Democratic brother Brad Woodhouse, two pundits on separate political poles, were staking out their opposite positions on a recent Washington Journal television broadcast — when their mother dialed in and told them to stop arguing. Published December 16, 2014

Actor Mickey Rourke, right, holds up his guard against his opponent Elliot Seymour of the United States, during their professional boxing match, at the Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Friday, Nov, 28, 2014. Rourke returned to the boxing ring Friday at the age of 62, defeating a fighter less than half his age in an exhibition bout. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

Mickey Rourke's boxing opponent, 29, confesses he took a dive

Elliot Seymour, the 29-year-old boxer who fell to gray-haired Hollywood hitter Mickey Rourke, 62, during a knock-out match in Russia last month, has now come forward and admitted what almost everybody who watched the fight already figured: It was a sham. Published December 16, 2014

Former President Bill Clinton addresses leaders from across the hemisphere during the closing session at the Latin America summit in Coral Gables, Fla. on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. The event included business leaders like Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, The Nature Conservancy CEO Mark Tercek and Alfonso Quinonez, of the Organization of American States. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Bill Clinton: Eric Garner was 'overweight and vulnerable' and wrongly died

Former president Bill Clinton said Eric Garner — the black man who died about an hour after being put in a chokehold by a New York City police officer — may have been breaking the law by selling untaxed cigarettes, but he was "overweight and vulnerable" and certainly didn't deserve death. Published December 16, 2014

Comedian Bill Cosby, left, and his wife Camille appear at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts before Bill Cosby received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in Washington in this Oct. 26, 2009, file photo. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin/File)

Camille Cosby defends husband Bill: He's a 'kind man, a generous man'

Camille Cosby, the wife of Hollywood's latest tainted star, Bill Cosby, broke her silence about the multitude of rape and sexual assault allegations that have been slung her husband's way and said the charges were false — that her man of 50 married years is not a predator. Published December 16, 2014

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington in this Sept. 17, 2014, file photo. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Rand Paul's bill seeks to moot Obama's executive amnesty

Sen. Rand Paul introduced his Preventing Executive Overreach on Immigration Act, a bill that would completely shut down President Obama's executive action to grant amnesty to roughly 5 million illegals — if it ever passed. Published December 16, 2014

Radio host Mark Levin speaks during the leadership forum at the National Rifle Association's annual convention  in Indianapolis on April 25, 2014. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Mark Levin slams GOP: 'The Constitution is in tatters'

Conservative talk radio icon Mark Levin blasted his fellow Republican Party members during his most recent show, slamming the leadership for caving on the budget and for, time after time, ignoring basic constitutional principles. Published December 16, 2014