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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

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., a Democratic sponsor of the long-stalled Keystone XL pipeline bill, flanked by Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., right, and Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., left, makes his plea at the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee markup on the controversial project, Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington. As promised by Republican leaders who now hold the majority in Congress, the Keystone bill is at the top of their agenda after it fell short of passage in December when Democrats ruled the Senate. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Joe Manchin slams NRA as culture of 'big business'

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, who previously earned A ratings with the National Rifle Association, is criticizing the nonprofit for moving away from promoting gun safety and toward a culture of "big business." Published April 7, 2015

The Barry University student who was suspended after recording an undercover video for James O'Keefe's Project Veritas has reportedly been named in a criminal complaint. (YouTube/Project Veritas)

Barry University student behind Project Veritas video suspended: report

A Barry University student says she has been suspended after she recorded an undercover video for James O'Keefe's Project Veritas that showed her trying to convince school officials into allowing a student club that advocates for the Islamic State terror group. Published April 7, 2015

Former technology executive Carly Fiorina speaks during the Freedom Summit, in Des Moines, Iowa, on Jan. 24, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Carly Fiorina blames liberal environmentalists for Calif. water crisis

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO and potential Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina is blaming California's water crisis on "liberal environmentalists" who are "willing to sacrifice other people's lives and livelihoods at the altar of their ideology." Published April 6, 2015