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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

The Charlton Heston stamp, which was designed by art director Greg Breeding, features a portrait of the actor created by noted movie artist Drew Struzan. (USPS)

USPS set to reveal Charlton Heston stamp

Actor and five-term NRA president Charlton Heston is slated to be among the U.S. Postal Service's new line of commemorative stamps. Published February 23, 2014

Former President George W. Bush speaks  during a summit titled "Empowering Our Nation's Warriors,"  held at the George W. Bush Institute at Southern Methodist University Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Dallas. Bush's policy institute is hosting the summit on helping veterans transition to civilian life. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

George W. Bush: Drop 'disorder' from PTSD

President George W. Bush has demanded a significant change in how military veterans are diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. Published February 23, 2014

**FILE** Gerald Casale (left) and Bob Casale of Devo performs live at the 2010 KROQ Weenie Roast on Saturday June 5, 2010, at the Verizon Wireless Ampitheaer in Irvine, Calif. (Associated Press)

Devo guitarist Bob Casale dead at 61

Devo guitarist Bob Casale died suddenly Monday from health complications that led to heart failure, his brother announced Tuesday. He was 61. Published February 18, 2014