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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 [email protected]. 

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

U.S. Sen Lindsey Graham holds 5-month-old Nora Omer, center, along with the triplet's mother Angela Omer , holding Corbett, left, and grandfather Sheldon Waters, holding Oliver, back right, as the senator spoke with supporters and volunteers during a campaign stop at the Spartanburg GOP women's group office, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Spartanburg, S.C. (AP Photo/The Spartanburg Herald-Journal, Tim Kimzey)

Lindsey Graham caught on tape: 'Sorry the government's so [expletive] up'

Sen. Lindsey Graham, the favored candidate in his upcoming race against Brad Hutto, was captured by audio making jokes about Baptists, white men and even the government, dropping the f-bomb while apologizing to a behind-closed-door crowd about the state of the federal system. Published October 30, 2014

Attorney General Eric Holder speaks at the sixth annual "Washington Ideas Forum" in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Eric Holder: I'm sorry about the subpoena to Fox News reporter

Attorney General Eric Holder said in a somewhat shocker of a statement — given the White House's reputed animosity with Fox News — that in the end, he wished he had handled the subpoena for the cable outlet's journalist, James Rosen, a bit differently. Published October 30, 2014

U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow laughs as she takes the podium during a press conference at the Bay City State Recreation Area in Bangor Township on Tuesday, May 27, 2014.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture is teaming with businesses, nonprofits and others on a five-year, $2.4 billion program that will fund locally designed soil and water conservation projects nationwide, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said.  Stabenow was primary writer of the farm bill with Rep. Frank Lucas of Oklahoma.  (AP Photo/The Bay City Times, Danielle McGrew)

Debbie Stabenow to make cameo in 'Batman v Superman'

Michigan Sen. Debbie Stabenow has taken a brief hiatus from her senatorial duties, stepping in the shoes of a Hollywood extra while making a cameo appearance in an upcoming superheroes movie being shot in Detroit. Published October 29, 2014

President Barack Obama, right, campaigns for Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke during a rally at the North Division High School, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Obama loses Democratic crowd during speech — again

For the second time in just a few days, President Obama saw some of his Democratic Party listeners walk away while he was in the middle of delivering a speech at the podium. Published October 29, 2014

A health worker sprays disinfectant onto a college after they worked with the body of a man, suspected of contracting and dying form the Ebola virus on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh) ** FILE **

CDC admits Ebola can be passed to others by sneezing

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — which has been downplaying the contagious aspects of Ebola — has now quietly admitted via a poster on its website that the virus can in fact be spread by sneezes. Published October 29, 2014

Vice President Joe Biden addresses the sixth North American Strategic Infrastructure Leadership Forum welcoming reception in Washington in this Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, file photo. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

Joe Biden's vision for America: 'Build, build, build, build'

Vice President Joseph R. Biden said America ought to invest in infrastructure and jack up the taxpayer contribution to build — that doing so will bolster the economy and ratchet up job opportunities, he said. Published October 29, 2014

Longtime consumer activist Ralph Nader. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Ralph Nader dubs Hillary Clinton 'a menace to the United States'

Ralph Nader, a former Green Party and Independent Party presidential candidate who frequently serves as a loud critic of federal safety standards, doesn't have much love for presumptive Democratic Party White House candidate Hillary Clinton. Published October 29, 2014

The Soyuz TMA-14M rocket launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan for the International Space Station on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 carrying NASA astronaut Barry Wilmore and Russians Alexander Samokutyaev and Elena Serova. Serova will become the fourth Russian woman to fly in space and the first Russian woman to live and work on the station. (AP Photo/NASA, Aubrey Gemignani)

Russians launch supply ship to space station just 9 hours after epic U.S. fail

Just nine hours after the United States suffered a massive launch failure of a supply ship to the International Space Station, Russia sent a cargo craft — successfully — out of Kazakhstan with more than five tons of rocket fuel, water, air and other supplies for the space station. Published October 29, 2014