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Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl Chumley is online opinion editor for The Washington Times, the author of “The Devil in DC: Winning Back the Country From the Beast in Washington” and of "Police State USA: How Orwell’s Nightmare is Becoming Our Reality," and a 2008-2009 Robert Novak journalism fellow with The Fund for American Studies. Email her at 

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

**FILE** Attorney General Eric Holder, the nation's top law enforcement official, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 15, 2013, before the House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on the U.S. Department of Justice. (Associated Press)

Republicans slam Dept. of Justice's defense of Eric Holder as 'insulting'

Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee say the Justice Department's defense of Eric Holder is inadequate and it dodges a real question behind the agency scandal: What role did the nation's leading law enforcer play in the agency's surveillance and records seizure of members of the media? Published June 4, 2013

Toronto-area town bans '4' from postal addresses

A superstitious suburb of Toronto has outlawed the number four from its postal addresses because its translation into Cantonese and Mandarin rings too much of the word "death." Published June 3, 2013

**FILE** The United Nations headquarters building is seen July 27, 2007, in New York. (Associated Press)

U.S. skips signing ceremony for U.N. arms treaty

The White House stepped back from its open support for the U.N. arms treaty, deciding not to attend a public signing ceremony for the document in New York on Monday morning after all. Published June 3, 2013

Firefighters and medical staff prepare to remove body bags that appears to contain the bodies of those killed by a fire at a poultry processing plant in northeast China's Jilin province's Mishazi township on Monday, June 3, 2013. The massive fire broke out at the poultry plant early Monday, trapping workers inside a cluttered slaughterhouse and killing over a hundred people, reports and officials said. (AP Photo)

Poultry plant fire in China kills more than 100 people

A huge fire that swept through a poultry plant in China on Monday killed more than 100 people, and the death count continues to rise as rescue workers discover more bodies in the debris. Published June 3, 2013

New York City mayoral candidate and former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner waves an Israeli flag as he marches up New York's Fifth Avenue in the Israel Day Parade Sunday, June 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Cassandra Giraldo)

Anthony Weiner jeered, booed in Israel Day Parade in NYC

New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner couldn't shake his political past during Sunday's Israel Day Parade through the city streets, as tough critics converged along Fifth Avenue to remind why they don't appreciated his rebound from private life. Published June 3, 2013

** FILE ** Former President Bill Clinton speaks at the 20th anniversary of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, Monday, April 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

New book: Bill Clinton forges secret deal with 'incompetent' Obama

Noted political writer Edward Klein claims in his latest book that former President Bill Clinton dismissed President Obama as inept and incapable of performing the duties of the White House — but that he formed a secret deal to give him an endorsement for office anyway. Published June 3, 2013