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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

Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, speaks at the Iowa GOP Lincoln Dinner on Friday, May 10, 2013, at the Hotel at Kirkwood Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (AP Photo/Matthew Holst)

Sen. Rand Paul: Obama 'drunk on power'

President Obama seems to have departed from his duly elected duties, Sen. Rand Paul said Monday, referring to the growing scandal on the IRS targeting of conservative nonprofits. Published May 14, 2013

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin on TV host offer: ‘Never say never’

Location, location, location — and money. Those are the main sticking points for former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, who reportedly was asked by reality-show producer Mark Burnett to host her own television talk show. Published May 14, 2013

**FILE** Locusts fly on to Fuerteventura Island, in the Spanish Canary Islands, on Nov. 29, 2004. The locusts have flown 100 kilometers (60 miles) across the ocean after a infestation that wreaked havoc in North Africa. (Associated Press/EFE)

Locusts swarm Israel's desert in worst infestation in decades

Huge swarms of newly hatched locusts have started their march across the sands of Negev Desert in Israel, eating much of the nation's technologically produced farmland, and teams of exterminators have been working nonstop to fight off the threat, NBC reported. Published May 14, 2013

** FILE ** Judy Pepenella, a New York resident and member of the Conservative Society for Action, protests the health care reform law Monday outside the U.S. Supreme Court. She said she is part of a group of 50 doctors who filed a friend-of-the-court brief advocating that so-called Obamacare be struck down. (Raymond Thompson Jr./The Washington Times)

Health premiums could hike 400 percent under Obamacare

Prepare your wallet. Health premiums are set to rise by as much as 400 percent under Obamacare. That's according to a new report from the House Energy and Commerce Committee released this week that uses information from the nation's largest health insurance companies to estimate the emerging costs of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Published May 14, 2013

Supporters and opponents of Minnesota's gay marriage bill gather in the State Capitol Rotunda in St. Paul as the Senate prepared to take up the issue, Monday, May 13, 2013 in St. Paul, Minn. The bill passed the Minnesota House last week. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Minnesota moves toward gay marriage law

Minnesota senators will likely give the final stamp of legislative approval on Monday to a same-sex marriage bill, the twelfth state in the nation to pass the law. Published May 13, 2013

Reporters sneak plastic 3-D printed gun aboard British train

Two Britain reporters were able to sneak a plastic gun made with a 3-D printer past security checkpoints onto a crowded Eurostar train leaving London for Paris, a security test subsequently described by their newspaper as an abject failure. Published May 13, 2013