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Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times, covering topics on culture and politics. Originally from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Jessica graduated from the University of Florida where she received a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree in mass communication.

During her time at University of Florida, she worked as an associate editor for The Gainesville Sun and interned at Entercom Communications. In 2011, 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

Incoming Boston University assistant professor of sociology and African-American studies, Saida Grundy, says white males are a "problem population." (Image: Twitter, Saida Grundy)

Saida Grundy, Boston U. professor, charged with felony identity theft in 2008

Saida Grundy, the controversial incoming Boston University professor who recently apologized for calling white males are a "problem population," was reportedly charged in 2008 with felony identity theft after she made a fake account for another woman on the adult website Fling.com. Published May 22, 2015

Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks at the Republican National Committee spring meeting luncheon Friday, May 15, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz.  (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Mike Huckabee defends Josh Duggar, slams 'bloodthirsty' media

Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee took to Facebook on Friday to express his support for former Family Research Council executive Josh Duggar after it was reported that he molested several underage girls as a teenager. Published May 22, 2015

Sen. Tom Cotton (Associated Press)

Sen. Tom Cotton: 'We should not be ashamed' of Iraq War

Republican Sen. Tom Cotton argued in an interview published Thursday that the U.S. shouldn't be ashamed of the Iraq War and that President George W. Bush made the best decision based on the intelligence he was given. Published May 21, 2015