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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

Rapper and Wu-Tang Clan member Method Man appeared on MSNBC Thursday to discuss the relationship between the black community and law enforcement, following the Ferguson shooting of two cops during a protest rally earlier that day. (MSNBC via Newsbusters)

Method Man on Ferguson police shooting: 'You reap what you sow'

Rapper and Wu-Tang Clan member Method Man appeared on MSNBC Thursday to discuss the relationship between the black community and law enforcement, following the Ferguson shooting of two cops during a protest rally earlier that morning. Published March 13, 2015

This Feb. 8, 2015 file photo shows Madonna performing at the 57th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Madonna, Rihanna and Sam Smith will perform at the second annual iHeartRadio Music Awards on March 29, 2015, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, iHeartMedia announced Monday, March 9, 2015.  (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

Madonna: I was raped and didn't report it

Madonna on Wednesday detailed a brutal rape by a stranger that she survived when she was 19, explaining that the experience was so traumatic that she never considered reporting it. Published March 12, 2015

Texas superintendent to atheist group: 'I will be praying for you'

Michael Gilbert, the superintendent of White Oak, Texas, public schools, is standing in support of one of his principals for quoting Bible scripture over the school's intercom — a long-running tradition that has come under scrutiny by atheist groups. Published March 12, 2015

Texas state Rep. Jonathan Stickland has accused a fellow Republican of tearing down an anti-abortion plaque that said "FORMER FETUS," which he had hanged outside of his office ahead of a Planned Parenthood rally at the Capitol. (Facebook/Jonathan Stickland)

'Former Fetus' sign causes quarrel between Republican lawmakers

Texas state Rep. Jonathan Stickland has accused a fellow Republican of tearing down an anti-abortion plaque that read "FORMER FETUS," which he had hanged outside of his office ahead of a Planned Parenthood rally at the Capitol. Published March 12, 2015