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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

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Rush Limbaugh blasts GOP over autopsy report

Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh had harsh words for a just-released Republican National Committee report that called GOP members "narrow minded" and "out of touch." Published March 19, 2013

Social media atwitter: History channel's Satan looks like Obama

Sunday night's showing of "The Bible" on the History channel has set social media sites on fire, as bloggers and tweeters can't help but notice: The actor who's portraying Satan bears a striking resemblance to President Obama. Published March 18, 2013

Firefighters battle a blaze on Rockaway Beach Boulevard in the borough of Queens on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Top NYC fire chief's son faces fire for racist tweets

The 23-year-old son of New York City's fire commissioner has been forced to issue an apology after tweets he sent out professed a personal dislike for Jewish people — in much the same way Hitler did. Published March 18, 2013

Police vehicles block a road just outside the town of Chertsey, Quebec, on March 17, 2013, during a search for escaped prisoners. A dramatic daylight jailbreak involving two inmates climbing a rope into a hovering helicopter swiftly escalated into a large police operation Sunday night in which at least one escapee was tracked down hours after he fled. (Associated Press/The Canadian Press)

Daring jailbreak described as 'James Bond moment'

In what one eyewitness described as a "James Bond moment," two Canadian inmates escaped during a daylight jailbreak when a hijacked helicopter dangled ropes above prison grounds and they rushed to cable themselves to the lines. Published March 18, 2013

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