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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 President Bill Clinton addresses leaders from across the hemisphere during the closing session at the Latin America summit in Coral Gables, Fla. on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. The event included business leaders like Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, The Nature Conservancy CEO Mark Tercek and Alfonso Quinonez, of the Organization of American States. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Bill Clinton: Eric Garner was 'overweight and vulnerable' and wrongly died

Former president Bill Clinton said Eric Garner — the black man who died about an hour after being put in a chokehold by a New York City police officer — may have been breaking the law by selling untaxed cigarettes, but he was "overweight and vulnerable" and certainly didn't deserve death. Published December 16, 2014

Members of the Montenegrin gay community hold a rainbow flag during a gay pride march in Podgorica, Montenegro, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014. Protected by hundreds of riot police, about two hundred gay activists marched peacefully in Montenegro, a staunchly conservative Balkan country seeking EU membership.(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic) ** FILE **

Virginia billboard, 'Nobody is born gay,' sparks activist backlash

A billboard along Interstate 95 in Virginia that says "Nobody is born gay" sparked some backlash from the gay-rights community, and about 400 assembled in downtown Richmond to take a group photo to circulate on social media to protest the highway message. Published December 15, 2014

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. (Associated Press)

Sarah Palin on budget: GOP chiefs 'flipped American voters the bird'

Sarah Palin, former Alaska governor, issued a scathing assessment of the Republican-dominated House vote to pass the $1.1 trillion budget bill, despite the inclusion of funding for President Obama's executive action on amnesty: The GOP flipped off the American voters, she said. Published December 12, 2014