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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 

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

In this July 12, 2013, file photo, anti-abortion rights supporter Katherine Aguilar holds a crucifix and prays while opponents and supporters of abortion rights gather in the State Capitol rotunda in Austin, Texas. Nearly three-quarters of Texas' 18 abortion facilities would be forced to close by the end of Aug. 2014 if one of the nation's toughest new anti-abortion laws is allowed to take effect, attorneys for clinics challenging the law told a federal judge Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Tamir Kalifa, File)

Two-thirds of Texas abortion clinics close in face of court ruling

Nearly two-thirds of abortion clinics in Texas are being forced to immediately close — the result of a federal appeals court ruling that reinforced a state law that allows the government to require the facilities to abide by the same strict standards as hospitals. Published October 3, 2014

President Barack Obama speaks about the economy, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. Obama is looking to frame the closing economic arguments of the midterm campaign. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Obama takes a shot at Fox News

President Obama on Thursday took a direct shot at Fox News, alleging that the network is spreading untruths about his signature health care reform law and ignoring the fact that it's working well for most Americans. Published October 2, 2014

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg reacts to a joke at his expense during the 69th Annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, a charity gala organized by the Archdiocese of New York, at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

NRA: Bloomberg 'ultimate hypocrite' for employing armed security

The National Rifle Association has struck back at former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, dinging him as the "ultimate hypocrite" for lobbying hard against Second Amendment rights for average Americans while maintaining his own personal armed security force. Published October 2, 2014

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)

Piers Morgan slams Obama for 'shameless, reprehensible display of buck-passing'

Piers Morgan, the CNN host turned Daily Mail editor-at-large, took a somewhat shocking jab — shocking given his left-leaning politics — at President Obama, calling the commander-in-chief's choice of pronoun during a recent "60 Minutes" explanation of what went wrong with the Islamic State pure "buck-passing." Published October 2, 2014

Unidentified relatives and friends of Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo, grieve inside the city's police station in Bell Gardens, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. Authorities say the mayor of Bell Gardens died Tuesday after being shot in a domestic dispute, according to Los Angeles County sheriff's officials. His wife has been detained and remains in custody. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

California community stunned as mayor shot dead by wife

Daniel Crespo, the mayor of Bell Gardens — a small suburb of Los Angeles — was shot and killed by his wife after he got into a physical tussle with their 19-year-old son, police said. Published October 2, 2014