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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

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

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

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin endorses Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a rally at the Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, on Jan. 19, 2016. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Sarah Palin: Paul Ryan, Donald Trump meeting 'makes me ill'

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin continued her attacks against House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, saying his highly publicized meeting Thursday with presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump in Washington, D.C., made her "ill." Published May 12, 2016

In this Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, photo, director Adam McKay poses for a portrait in Los Angeles. McKay's new film, "The Big Short" opens in U.S. theaters on Dec. 23, 2015.  (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP)

Adam McKay laments 'Reagan' backlash: 'The press is a beast'

Film director Adam McKay said it's a shame that the comedy script "Reagan," which he was set to produce with actor Will Ferrell, has been tabled due to a firestorm of criticism by people who never bothered to read the script. Published May 11, 2016