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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

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

Michael Moore (Associated Press/File)

Michael Moore rails against Democrats for Flint water crisis

Liberal filmmaker and Michigan native Michael Moore railed against Democrats on Twitter Sunday night, saying they "remained silent" while the people of his native city of Flint were "poisoned" by the water supply. Published March 7, 2016

Pope Francis speaks as he leads a Penitential liturgy in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Friday, March 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Pope Francis: Europe experiencing 'Arab invasion'

Pope Francis said during a speech to a French Christian group this week that Europe is currently experiencing an "Arab invasion," and he encouraged people to welcome the "exchange among cultures." Published March 4, 2016

George Clooney wears a button reading "Je suis Charlie" at the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Mr Clooney was honored with the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

George Clooney: Donald Trump is a 'fascist'

Actor George Clooney called GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump a "xenophobic fascist" and an "opportunist," though he's confident the American people will not elect the real estate mogul as president. Published March 4, 2016