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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

President Barack Obama smiles at the wheel of a golf cart during golfing at Vineyard Golf Club in Edgartown, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard, on Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Obama rejected: Top golf courses say no to his Labor Day play requests

At least three elite golf courses in the wealthy New York community of Westchester turned up their noses at President Obama and declined to let him play during his Labor Day travels to the area, citing concerns of inconveniencing their high-profile clients, a source told New York media. Published September 10, 2014

House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, California Republican (Associated Press) **FILE**

Darrell Issa claims proof of DOJ working with Democrats to leak documents

Darrell Issa, the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said he knows for a fact the Department of Justice tried to coordinate with Democrats to leak documents to the press — a Justice official mistakenly called his office to set the wheels in motion, he said. Published September 10, 2014

** FILE ** This undated file image posted on a militant website on Jan. 14, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows fighters from the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) marching in Raqqa, Syria. (AP Photo/Militant Website, File)

Texas sheriff to Islamic State: 'We'll send them to hell'

A tough-talking Texas sheriff had a strong message for Islamic State terrorists who might have sleeper cells near the Lone Star state, bluntly telling them in a CNN interview to stay sleeping — or else face death. Published September 10, 2014

Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Senators offer $10M for capture of Islamic State beheaders

Five Democratic and Republican senators have pulled together on a bill that offers a $10 million reward for information leading to the capture of the Islamic State terrorists who beheaded the two American journalists. Published September 9, 2014

Dr. Ben Carson has signed a petition calling for the destruction of the Islamic State. (Associated Press)

Ben Carson on Ray Rice: 'Let's not demonize this guy'

Ben Carson, the noted neurologist and potential Republican candidate for president in 2016, said ex-Baltimore Ravens' running back Ray Rice needs help and the American public should refrain from demonizing him. Published September 9, 2014

The Home Depot corporate headquarters is seen, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, in Atlanta. Home Depot may be the latest retailer to suffer a credit card data breach. The Atlanta-based home improvement retailer told The Associated Press Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, that it is looking into "unusual activity" and that working with both banks and law enforcement. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Home Depot confirms hack of payment systems in U.S., Canada

Home Depot shoppers beware: The retail chain reported that its payment systems at stores nationwide and in Canada were hacked, leaving untold numbers of customers who use debit and credit cards at financial risk. Published September 9, 2014

Pope Francis waves from his studio window overlooking St. Peter's Square at the Vatican during the Angelus prayer, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Pope walks back Vatican's endorsement of Iraq strikes

Pope Francis -- who seemed to suggest a month ago that airstrikes against the Islamic State was a viable option -- now says otherwise, that war isn't the solution to the terrorist attacks waging through Iraq and Syria. Published September 8, 2014