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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

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, campaigns for Maryland Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, left, during a rally at the University of Maryland, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama hit by hecklers at separate speeches

First Hillary Clinton, then Michelle Obama. Both of the Democratic Party's leading ladies were heckled while giving speeches at separate campaign events this week — not a good sign in the lead-up to an Election Day that's already expected to go Republican. Published October 31, 2014

Attorney General Eric Holder speaks at the sixth annual "Washington Ideas Forum" in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Eric Holder: I'm sorry about the subpoena to Fox News reporter

Attorney General Eric Holder said in a somewhat shocker of a statement — given the White House's reputed animosity with Fox News — that in the end, he wished he had handled the subpoena for the cable outlet's journalist, James Rosen, a bit differently. Published October 30, 2014

U.S. Sen Lindsey Graham holds 5-month-old Nora Omer, center, along with the triplet's mother Angela Omer , holding Corbett, left, and grandfather Sheldon Waters, holding Oliver, back right, as the senator spoke with supporters and volunteers during a campaign stop at the Spartanburg GOP women's group office, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Spartanburg, S.C. (AP Photo/The Spartanburg Herald-Journal, Tim Kimzey)

Lindsey Graham caught on tape: 'Sorry the government's so [expletive] up'

Sen. Lindsey Graham, the favored candidate in his upcoming race against Brad Hutto, was captured by audio making jokes about Baptists, white men and even the government, dropping the f-bomb while apologizing to a behind-closed-door crowd about the state of the federal system. Published October 30, 2014