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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

In this photo taken Dec. 3, 2014, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at Georgetown University in Washington. A still undeclared candidate, Clinton sits atop the prospective field of Democratic presidential candidates for 2016. But as she has said before, if Clinton runs again, she'll work as hard as any underdog. Clinton's 2008 presidential bid stumbled against President Barack Obama, undermined by anti-war activists who opposed her vote to authorize the Iraq war, infighting among her staff and a large entourage in the early states where retail politics matter. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Hillary Clinton taps Obama pollster Joel Benenson

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has turned to former Obama pollster Joel Benenson to join her campaign team — if in fact she does decide to run for president. Published January 7, 2015

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Chris Matthews: Tea party lawmakers 'not that far' from racists

Chris Matthews, host of "Hardball" on MSNBC, tied tea party-type Republicans to white supremacists, saying GOPers like Rep. Louie Gohmert and Ted Yoho aren't "that far" from possessing the same mentality as ex-KKK head David Duke. Published January 7, 2015

From the Islamic State's circulation on social media of photos depicting a so-called "cyclops baby" to its fixation on a Syrian town where the prophecies say the final battle will occur, analysts say the group's leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, is tapping mythology to convince his followers that the apocalypse has already begun. (Associated Press)

Islamic State 'in a defensive posture,' Pentagon says

Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby said Tuesday the United States is seeing gains in its overseas mission to halt the spread of the Islamic State, claiming the terror group has shifted into a "defensive posture." Published January 7, 2015