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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

Afghan President Hamid Karzai gestures during a press conference at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid)

Karzai demands control of all troops in Afghanistan

President Harmid Karzai says he wants control of all Afghanistan troops — even those linked to the United States — in order to root out charges of abuse in the units. Published February 28, 2013

**FILE** Piers Morgan, host of CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight," leaves the CNN building in Los Angeles on Dec. 20, 2011. (Associated Press)

CNN host Piers Morgan to gun-rights guru John Lott: 'Keep quiet'

CNN host Piers Morgan on Wednesday repeatedly talked over guest John Lott Jr., who was trying to present and correct several myths and misstatements about gun facts, ultimately telling him: "I'm going to keep talking so I suggest you keep quiet." Published February 28, 2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (Associated Press)

Romney, Cantor jump on Chris Christie re-election train

Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney has come out in full force for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, donating the maximum amount allowed by law to his re-election campaign, according to a report. Published February 28, 2013

**FILE** AFL-CIO President Richard L. Trumka

AFL-CIO's Richard Trumka admits union in 'crisis'

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told reporters it's time for the union to "be honest with ourselves" and admit immediate change is needed to remain solvent and relevant. Published February 28, 2013

**FILE** New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Associated Press)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo pushes to exempt Hollywood from gun law

New York may have some of the toughest gun-control laws in the nation, but at least one government official is scurrying to carve out legislative exemptions for Hollywood to ensure the new crackdowns don't tie the hands of moviemakers. Published February 28, 2013