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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

Chrissy Teigen, left, and John Legend arrive at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Las Vegas. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

John Legend, Chrissy Teigen hire food trucks to feed NYC protesters

Singer John Legend and his model wife, Chrissy Teigen, hired a fleet of food trucks Sunday to feed New York City demonstrators still protesting a grand jury decision not to indict the police officer who caused the death of Eric Garner. Published December 8, 2014

Glenn Beck. (The Blaze)

Glenn Beck: What NYPD did to Eric Garner was 'inexcusable, brutal'

Glenn Beck said Thursday that he strongly disagrees with a New York grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who killed Eric Garner, arguing that the American justice system is broken and needs to be fixed "one case at a time." Published December 4, 2014

Texas Dem: Fly U.S. flags over Capitol to honor 'hands up' Rams players

Rep. Al Green said on the House floor Wednesday morning that he plans to fly five American flags on Capitol Hill to honor the St. Louis Rams players who entered the field on Sunday in a 'hands up, don't shoot' pose expressing solidarity with Ferguson protesters. Published December 4, 2014

A group of anti-Muslim protesters carrying signs that read "Ban Islam" and "Islam Wants No Peace!" gathered outside of Kennesaw City Hall as the council voted 4-1 against a Muslim group's request to rent a retail space in the city to be used as a mosque. (11 Alive News)

Mosque proposal rejected by Georgia city council

The City Council of Kennesaw, Georgia, voted without explanation on Monday to reject a Muslim group's request to rent a retail space in the city to be used as a mosque. Published December 3, 2014