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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

Brittany Dickerson, left, places a ring on Ashley Owens' hand as they're married by the Rev. Bud Liptrap, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at Harry Barry Park in Twin Falls, Idaho. (AP Photo/The Times-News, Drew Nash) ** FILE **

Barilla pasta maker — humbled by gay pressures — gives LGBTs rights

Barilla pasta maker — the Italian company that a year ago said gays could "go eat another brand" if they disagreed with the firm's traditional family values — has now done a 180 and touts a new gay-friendly culture that even includes a lesbian couple on its website to promote family dinners. Published November 19, 2014

President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks at Laborfest 2014 at Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) ** FILE **

Obama's tax-paid total for Labor Day flights? $1.5M-plus

A government watchdog found that President Obama spent plenty during his fundraising and personal jaunts over Labor Day weekend — more than $1.5 million of taxpayer dollars in flight costs alone. Published November 19, 2014

George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley has said that the framers of the Constitution would be shocked by how much power has gravitated to the president. (Associated Press)

John Boehner hires TV's legal star Jonathan Turley to sue Obama

House Speaker John Boehner said he thinks he's found — finally — the attorney who can compel the courts to rein in President Obama on executive action and overreach. He's hired Jonathan Turley, a George Washington professor with an expert understanding of the Constitution. Published November 19, 2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (left) meets with Rev. Starsky Wilson (center) and Rich McClure (right) after swearing the two men in as co-chairs of the 16-member Ferguson Commission in St. Louis Tuesday. The independent commission has been created to study issues that have surfaced since the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown. (Associated Press)

Nixon swears in Ferguson Commission ahead of jury verdict

Tensions remained high Tuesday in Missouri as police, protesters and policymakers prepared for unrest in anticipation of the grand jury's verdict in the August shooting death of teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer. Published November 18, 2014

Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson (Facebook photo)

Ferguson protesters target Boeing, Anheuser Busch

Ferguson protesters have released a list of target rally sites and intended hits, and among them: Boeing and Anheuser Busch, companies that have little to do with Officer Darren Wilson's August shooting of teen Michael Brown. Published November 18, 2014

Jose Canseco (Associated Press)

Jose Canseco turns to eBay to sell shot-off finger

Baseball's Jose Canseco may have accidentally shot his finger off while cleaning his gun — but he's not letting the limb go to waste. Rather, he's turning to eBay with an offer that he's hoping Yankee fans can't refuse. Published November 18, 2014