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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

Caroline Kennedy (right) poses with former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords after presenting her with the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award at the JFK Library in Boston on May 5, 2013. (Associated Press)

Giffords gets courage award for gun control efforts

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords received the 2013 Profiles in Courage award at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston on Sunday for her efforts to enact new gun control laws. Published May 6, 2013

President Obama waves as he leaves the White House in Washington on his way to Columbus, Ohio, on Sunday, May 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

President Obama back on tour to tout jobs

President Obama is back on the jobs trail, heading to Austin, Texas, on Thursday to kick off a new series of stops aimed at promoting his new economic plan. Published May 6, 2013

** FILE ** Family members view the names of their relatives etched into the 9/11 Memorial during the commemoration of the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. (AP Photo/John Moore, Pool)

9/11 memorial fees called 'slap in the face'

Charging admission fees to the National September 11 Memorial Museum is an outrage and a "slap in the face," said one group that represents the families of victims. Published May 6, 2013

Man electrocuted while scaling 200-foot power company tower in Seattle

A man who climbed at 200-foot power company tower was electrocuted and fell, apparently landing part of the way down. Seattle firefighters spent Friday morning trying to extricate the man's body from the tower, whose power had to be shut off during the recovery. Published May 3, 2013