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Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar 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 can be reached at jchasmar@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

The Marijuana Policy Project unveiled the Denver billboard on Wednesday that pokes fun at The New York Times' Maureen Dowd, after she described in a now-famous column the eight hours of personal hell she experienced after eating a pot-filled candy bar during a trip to Colorado. (Marijuana Policy Project)

Marijuana billboard pokes fun at NYT's Maureen Dowd for bad trip

A pro-marijuana group has issued a public service announcement that pokes fun at The New York Times' Maureen Dowd after she described in a now-famous column the eight hours of personal hell she experienced after eating a pot-filled candy bar during a trip to Colorado. Published September 17, 2014

Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the kickoff of the Nuns on the Bus tour, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Joe Biden refers to Asia as 'the Orient'

Vice President Joe Biden referred to Asia as "the Orient," just hours after he was forced to apologize for using what some consider an anti-Semitic slur. Published September 17, 2014

** FILE ** This May 14, 2012, file photo shows conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh speaking during a ceremony inducting him into the Hall of Famous Missourians in the state Capitol in Jefferson City,  Mo. (AP Photo/Julie Smith, File)

DCCC launches campaign against Rush Limbaugh for rape comments

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is calling on Rush Limbaugh's sponsors to pull their advertising from his program, after the conservative radio host suggested Monday during a segment on rape that "no" sometimes does mean "yes." Published September 17, 2014

Kindergarten students at Virginia Ave. Charlotte DeHart Elementary School in Winchester, Va. wave their American flags after a visit from area first responders that included an appearance by a fire truck during the "Salute to Our Heroes" event at the school Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. (AP Photo, The Winchester Star, Jeff Taylor) ** FILE **

S.C. high school confiscates American flags on Sept. 11

Parents and students of Woodruff High School in South Carolina flew American flags outside of the school Monday to protest its decision to confiscate the flags from several students on Sept. 11. Published September 16, 2014