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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

Libertarian candidate and former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson speak with legislators at the Utah State Capitol Wednesday, May 18, 2016, in Salt Lake City. Seizing new fuel for his appeal to Donald Trump's critics, Johnson has joined forces with another former Republican governor to strengthen his Libertarian presidential bid. William Weld, who served two terms as the Republican governor of Massachusetts in the 1990s, will announce plans Thursday to seek the Libertarian Party's vice presidential nomination, Johnson confirmed in a Wednesday interview with the Associated Press. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Gary Johnson disputes Koch funding rumors

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson is disputing a report by The Daily Caller that billionaire Republican David Koch pledged "tens of millions of dollars" to help bankroll his campaign. Published May 19, 2016

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apologized after he was accused of manhandling a Conservative member of Parliament and elbowing a female lawmaker in the ribs during a chaotic exchange in the House of Commons Wednesday afternoon. (CTV via CNN)

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau apologizes for manhandling MPs

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apologized after being accused of manhandling a Conservative member of Parliament and elbowing a female lawmaker in the ribs during a chaotic exchange in the House of Commons Wednesday afternoon. Published May 19, 2016

Rep. Brad Sherman, California Democrat (Associated Press) **FILE**

House Democrat suggests battling ISIS with ham sandwich

Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman of California suggested Tuesday that an effective way to combat the Islamic State terrorist group on the propaganda front would be to photograph its leaders eating non-halal meats in an effort to humiliate them. Published May 18, 2016

In this Sept. 30, 2015, file photo, former Polish prime minister Jaroslaw Kaczynski speaks at a news conference in Warsaw, Poland. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

Polish leader: Bill Clinton should have brain examined

The head of Poland's conservative ruling party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, is demanding an apology from Bill Clinton after the former U.S. president suggested Poles and Hungarians are submitting to authoritarianism. Published May 18, 2016