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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

**FILE** Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington on Feb. 12, 2013. (Associated Press)

Anti-Mitch McConnell PAC warned by FEC

A super PAC aiming to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was warned by the Federal Election Commission after it missed a deadline for filing required reports. Published February 27, 2013

** FILE ** A student serves up dessert to classmates during lunch at the People for People Charter School on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Philadelphia food police swap in costly school lunch menu

School officials at one Philadelphia school have joined an "Eatiquette" program to crack down on unhealthy eating, banning processed food and requiring students to partake in a more family-style dining atmosphere. Published February 27, 2013

**FILE** Rep. Maxine Waters, California Democrat (Associated Press)

Democrats tell Republicans: Take down debt clock

Democrats opposed a Republican-backed move to mount a real-time national debt clock during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Tuesday, according to one media report. Published February 27, 2013

** FILE ** This Dec. 9, 2012, file photo shows an example of plastic bags used by many retailers. (Associated Press)

Texas retailers sue over plastic bag ban

Texas retailers are lashing back at an Austin ordinance that bans the use of plastic bags and have banded together in a lawsuit, claiming the new law poses a health and safety threat. Published February 27, 2013