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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

Pentagon: 56,000 troops could lose danger pay

The Pentagon is mulling a plan to cut danger pay for up to 56,000 troops, a money-saving move that will trim about $225 per month from the paychecks of those serving in key strategic military spots around the world. Published July 11, 2013

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist once was a prominent figure in the Republican Party, but he left the GOP and declared himself an independent before aligning with the Democrats. (Associated Press)

Ex-Florida Gov. Charlie Crist: GOP lost 'compassion,' 'common sense' and abandoned me

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, who left the Republican Party to run for a Senate seat in 2010 as an independent — and, failing that, moved to the Democratic Party two years later — has a new book aimed at showing how he didn't jump political ship. It was rather that the Republican Party abandoned him. Published July 10, 2013

** FILE ** Mitt Romney (R) waves to the audience before he speaks at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference (C.P.A.C.) held at the Gaylord National Hotel, National Harbor, Md., Friday, March 15, 2013. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

Mitt Romney emerges from shadows for political fundraiser

Mitt Romney will be the featured speaker at a fundraiser next month in New Hampshire, marking the failed White House candidate's first political revenue-raising event since the 2012 election cycle. Published July 10, 2013

Texas Gov. Rick Perry celebrates his re-election with his family and other officeholders who won re-election during his acceptance speech at the Texas Disposal Systems Exotic Game Ranch in Buda, Texas, on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Ralph Barrera, Austin American-Statesman)

Texas Democrats vow to turn state blue, based on rise in minority voters

Just because Texas hasn't voted a Democrat into statewide office in 20 years — and just because Lone Star voters haven't selected anyone but the Republican candidate for the White House for 40 years — doesn't mean the donkey flag can't figuratively fly above the Capitol once again, optimistic liberals say. Published July 10, 2013

Judge Debra Nelson asks attorneys to project an animation image while listening to testimony from forensics animation expert Daniel Shoemaker during George Zimmerman's trial in Seminole Circuit Court in Sanford, Fla., on Tuesday, July 9, 2013. Mr. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed teen, in 2012. (AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Joe Burbank, Pool)

Judge in George Zimmerman trial storms from courtroom

Tuesday's court proceedings in the second-degree murder trial of George Zimmerman wrapped with a tense moment after defense attorneys tried to object to the long hours but the judge, in response, simply walked away. Published July 10, 2013

**FILE** Justin Bieber (Associated Press)

Justin Bieber: Pop star curses Clinton, urinates in mop bucket at NYC restaurant

A just-released TMZ video of pop icon Justin Bieber's visit earlier this year to a New York City restaurant showed him urinating in a mop bucket before spraying a bottle of liquid cleaner at a photo of former President Bill Clinton hanging on the wall, shouting "[expletive] Bill Clinton." Published July 10, 2013