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Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl Chumley is online opinion editor for The Washington Times, the author of “The Devil in DC: Winning Back the Country From the Beast in Washington” and of "Police State USA: How Orwell’s Nightmare is Becoming Our Reality," and a 2008-2009 Robert Novak journalism fellow with The Fund for American Studies. Email her at cchumley@washingtontimes.com. 

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

This undated image taken from video broadcast on Iranian state television purports to show a U.S. drone landing in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Iran's state TV has broadcast footage on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, allegedly extracted from the advanced CIA spy drone captured in 2011, the latest in a flurry of moves from Iranian authorities meant to underline the nation's purported military and technological advances. (AP Photo/Iranian state TV via AP video)

Iran claims it extracted footage from downed U.S. drone

Iranian state-run television has aired footage it claims was extracted from a CIA drone its military supposedly downed and captured on Dec. 4, 2011, near Kashmar, about 140 miles from the border with Afghanistan. Published February 7, 2013

Rep. Xavier Becerra, California Democrat

Foreign diplomats lobby hard for favorable immigration reform

Who loves the idea of opening U.S. borders and relaxing immigration policy? Foreign governments do — and embassy officials with several nations are throwing their two cents into Washington, D.C., policy discussions, hoping to influence and shape reform while maintaining diplomatic boundaries. Published February 7, 2013

President Barack Obama looks to the sky during a fly over at the memorial service for the late Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, in Honolulu. Inouye was the first Japanese-American elected to both houses of Congress and the second-longest serving senator in U.S. history. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama celebrates NARAL, reassures group of his pro-abortion views

President Obama gave NARAL Pro-Choice America a clear thumbs-up message Tuesday night, delivering remarks via videotape to group members that included his personal belief of a woman's right to control her reproductive system, including abortion. Published February 6, 2013

** FILE ** Then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks on American leadership at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. (Associated Press)

Hillary Clinton's new website fuels rumors of White House run

It's only been a few days since she left office for the private sector, but former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's newest website seems to suggest re-entry back to civil service — as a candidate for the White House. The rumors are flying, once again, as HillaryClintonOffice.com strikes a decidedly official tone. Published February 6, 2013

Too naked: Japanese town put off by Michelangelo copycat

Put some pants on. That's the message of Japanese town officials to — a Michelangelo sculpture? According to Raw Story, a replica sculpture of Michelangelo's David is causing angst among Okuizumo residents. Published February 6, 2013

The newest Monopoly token, a cat, rests on a Boardwalk deed next to a die and houses at Hasbro Inc. headquarters, in Pawtucket, R.I., Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. Voting on Facebook determined that the cat would replace the iron token. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Monopoly players have spoken: It's the cat token

Out with the iron. In with the cat. That's the decision of Monopoly voters who weighed in from 120 different countries with their choices for the new game piece. Published February 6, 2013

** FILE ** in this Dec. 13, 2012, file photo German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, talks to Education Minister Annette Schavan during a session of the German parliament Bundestag in Berlin, Germany. Schavan says she will not resign after a university stripped her of her doctorate because of plagiarism, and she vowed to fight the ruling. (AP Photo/dpa, Rainer Jensen, File)

Plagiarism finding rips Germany's education minister

Germany's education minister has fallen from political grace, as officials with her former Duesseldorf University have found her guilty of plagiarism and stripped away her doctorate degree. Published February 6, 2013

Dick Morris

Dick Morris out at Fox, in at CNN

Dick Morris, one of Fox News' go-to guys for predictions and poll talk during the presidential election, is moving on. Fox News cut the commentator and refused to renew his contract, according to an Associated Press report. Published February 6, 2013

** FILE ** Crunchy walnuts are featured in this composed salad made from roasted tomatoes and creamy, herbed ricotta cheese. Carefully toast raw nuts and seeds to get the most out of their deep, rich flavor. (Associated Press)

Tomato wars head toward peaceable end

A long-running tomato trade war that pitted U.S. and Florida growers against Mexican importers may finally come to an end, as the U.S. Commerce Department has announced an agreement to regulate and control prices. Published February 6, 2013