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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

** FILE ** Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) speaks at the Tea Party Patriots 5th Anniversary Celebration at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Thursday, February 27, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Louie Gohmert: Illegals little more than 'undocumented Democrats'

The scores of illegal immigrants crossing into American in recent months are little more than voters-in-waiting for the Democratic Party — and that's why President Obama and his administration don't want to slow the flow, Rep. Louie Gohmert said. Published August 14, 2014

President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks about developments in Iraq, Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, from his vacation residence in Chilmark, Mass., during his family vacation on the island of Martha's Vineyard. Obama is giving his approval to the appointment of a prime minister to replace Nouri al-Maliki and urging the formation of a new government in Iraq as soon as possible. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

House Democrats: Obama won't talk to us

House Democrats are scratching their heads, trying to figure out why President Obama won't talk with them about policy — especially when election season looms. Published August 14, 2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton holds her memoir "Hard Choices" at Bunch of Grapes Bookstore, in Vineyard Haven, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard, Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, during a book signing event for her memoir "Hard Choices."  Hillary Rodham Clinton says she's looking forward to hugging out her differences with President Barack Obama. Obama's former secretary of state told reporters Wednesday that she's proud to have served with him despite some differences of opinion. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

No grapes of wrath at Martha's Vineyard as Obama, Hillary Clinton meet

All was calm at Martha's Vineyard as President Obama and Hillary Clinton rubbed elbows at a Wednesday evening party — the first get-together of the two since the former Secretary of State made unflattering comments about White House foreign affairs policy. Published August 14, 2014

A person runs through smoke Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo.  Protests in the St. Louis suburb rocked by racial unrest since a white police officer shot an unarmed black teenager to death turned violent Wednesday night, with people lobbing molotov cocktails at police who responded with smoke bombs and tear gas to disperse the crowd.  (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

St. Louis protesters dig in: 'I'm sick of this police brutality'

Protesters in Ferguson who've been in the streets for more than four days say they're not going anywhere — that they're sick and tired of racism and police brutality, and they're staying until killed teen Michael Brown gets some justice. Published August 14, 2014

Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., places his "I voted" sticker on his suit coat after he voted at Westminster Presbyterian Church in downtown Minneapolis, Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Star Tribune, Elizabeth Flores)

Al Franken's re-election run gets star power from Hollywood pals

Sen. Al Franken's re-election bid has received a major boost from his Hollywood bigwig friends, as recent figures reveal the Minnesota Democrat's campaign coffers topping $19 million — compared to Republican challenger Mike McFadden's $3 million. Published August 13, 2014

Ben S. Carson (Associated Press) **FILE**

Ben Carson: Many Republicans 'are just like the Democrats'

Author and famed neurosurgeon Ben Carson told a national television audience that it's getting tough to tell the difference between Republicans and Democrats — and that many GOPers are sadly acting like their liberal counterparts. Published August 13, 2014