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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

Senate Armed Services Committee member Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, joined by Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, center, poses questions to Ashton Carter, President Barack Obama's choice to be defense secretary, as he goes before the committee for confirmation to replace Chuck Hagel as Pentagon chief, Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) ** FILE **

Ted Cruz, Jeff Sessions stormed by illegal immigrant activists in Capitol Hill takeover

The "Aloha DREAM Team," a Hawaii-based group dedicated to furthering the rights of immigrants in the United States, stormed the Capitol Hill offices of Sens. Ted Cruz and Jeff Sessions, sitting in the middle of the floors and disrupting business and demanding support for President Obama's executive immigration actions. Published February 12, 2015

Ricardo Trillos, owner of Cao Chocolates, holds a handful of roasted cocoa beans from Patanemo, Venezuela, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Belgian chocolatier: Snort cocoa — it's like a legal high

A Belgian chocolatier named Dominique Persoone who invented the chocolate sniffing device, the Chocolate Shooter, says that all cocoa lovers should consider snorting the powdery confection — that it's like getting a legal high. Published February 11, 2015

Rep. William Lacy Clay of Missouri

Black lawmakers press Obama to mandate 'sensitivity training' for police

Congressional Black Caucus leaders are pressuring President Obama to create and require sensitivity training for police officers around the nation, which they say is a necessary response in the wake of protests and rallies that erupted from the police shooting of black Missouri teen Michael Brown. Published February 11, 2015