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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

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican (AP Photo)

Potential challenger to Sen. Mitch McConnell under fire for false MIT claims

Matt Bevin hasn't officially declared a primary run for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's seat. But given the brouhaha that's ignited over his claim of affiliation with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology — which MIT denies — his decision may have been made for him. Published March 18, 2013

** FILE ** British Prime Minister David Cameron (Associated Press)

U.K. nears deal to limit powers of the press

The United Kingdom's three main political parties have struck a deal for more regulations on the media — a government backlash of a months-long investigation that found journalists had illegally hacked into thousands of telephone conversations. Published March 18, 2013

**FILE** The United Nations building is reflected on the window of the U.S. mission to the U.N. as portraits of President Obama (left), Vice President Joseph R. Biden, and then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hang in the lobby on Sept. 18, 2010, in New York. (Associated Press)

U.S. decries $54M that U.N. spent for high-class travel

The United States is condemning "excessive" high-class business travel by staffers with the United Nations and says the global body ought to bring costs in line to reflect the struggling world economies. Published March 18, 2013

**FILE** Ashley Judd (Associated Press)

Democrats step back from Ashley Judd for Senate drive

Hollywood actress-turned-Senate-hopeful Ashley Judd may have a harder time winning the hearts and minds of Democrats to support her campaign against Sen. Mitch McConnell after all. Published March 15, 2013