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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 cchumley@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

Rep. Charlie Rangel D-N.Y., speaks at his primary election night gathering, Tuesday, June 24, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)  ** FILE **

Charlie Rangel doubles down on South as 'slave-holding states'

Rep. Charlie Rangel isn't budging, and in post-Election Day televised comments, he reiterated, rather than repudiated, his earlier expressed views on race — that the South was still pro-slavery and under the impression the Confederacy won the Civil War. Published November 6, 2014

Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, greets voters with, U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., far left and Gov. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., center at the puritan Backroom Restaurant, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014 in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

Hillary Clinton gets some friendly advice: Run from Obama

As if the Democratic devastation on Election Day weren't message enough — now aides and allies of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton say she ought to flee as far as possible from President Obama, particularly if she's looking to run for the White House in 2016. Published November 6, 2014

In this March 19, 2014, file photo, Sandy Roberts, Starbucks strategy manager for global coffee engagement, pours samples of coffee for shareholders and other guests, at Starbucks' annual shareholders meeting in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Starbucks: No venti engagement rings for baristas, just a shot of food safety

Seattle-based Starbucks has released an updated dress code for employees — and au naturale seems the order of the day. Among the rules for baristas: No fingernail polish. No stone-set engagement rings. No watches, No bracelets. No wristbands allowed, the New York Daily News reported. Published November 6, 2014

President Obama is under pressure from pro-immigration groups to halt deportation of illegal immigrants and grant them some form of legal status. (Associated Press)

Obama goes Yoda on Obamacare: 'Repeal of the law, I won't sign'

President Obama summoned his inner Yoda to say, post-Election Day party drubbing and in rather backward grammatical fashion, that no matter how many new Republican faces come to Capitol Hill, he's not repealing Obamacare. Published November 6, 2014

Attorney General Eric Holder smiles during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Monday, Nov. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Holder dissed 'Issa and his idiot cronies' in Fast and Furious email

Attorney General Eric Holder tipped his disdain for Rep. Darrell Issa and his legislative cohorts on the Fast and Furious investigation, outright slamming the representatives as idiots on a political witchhunt, according to a just-surfaced email. Published November 6, 2014

A pro-democracy protester walks at a main road in the occupied area of the Causeway Bay district in Hong Kong Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Hong Kong democracy protesters clash with police

Protesters in Hong Kong, demanding more democracy from their government, clashed with police for about four hours on Thursday, witnesses and authorities said. Published November 6, 2014

Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio. (AP Photo/The Herald-Dispatch, Sholten Singer)

John Boehner: 'We are humbled' by GOP wins

House Speaker John Boehner said Republicans will take the momentous win from the voters and rise to the massive responsibility given to lawmakers to bring about long-delayed reforms. Published November 5, 2014

People gather at the scene after a Palestinian driver rammed his vehicle into a crowded train platform lies at the scene in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Nov. 5 , 2014. Police said the motorist slammed his car into the train platform in east Jerusalem killing one person and injuring 13. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)

Jerusalem terror attack leaves 1 dead, 13 hurt

One person was killed and 13 more injured in east Jerusalem when a Palestinian man smashed his car into a crowd at a rail platform in an apparent act of terrorism. Published November 5, 2014