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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

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

Rush Limbaugh

Rush Limbaugh signs 3-year contract with Cumulus

Speculation has whirled over the fate of the Rush Limbaugh radio program, but he put it all to rest Friday by announcing a three-year contract with Cumulus Media, Breitbart News first reported. Published August 25, 2013

Students listen as President Obama speaks at the University at Buffalo in Buffalo, N.Y., on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, at the beginning of a two-day bus tour. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Obama's gaffes: 'This is what happens when you get to be 52'

President Obama flubbed the names of a couple Buffalo, N.Y. officials while speaking at the city's state-university campus Thursday, confusing the mayor, Byron Brown, with the city's congressman, Brian Higgins, National Review Online first reported. Published August 22, 2013

Egypt considers banning Al Jazeera

Egyptian officials are assessing the legal status of the Al Jazeera Mubasher satellite channel, "accusing it of threatening stability and national security," the Egypt Independent reported Wednesday. Published August 21, 2013