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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

Philosopher Cornel West, center, is taken into custody after performing an act of civil disobedience at the Ferguson, Missouri, police station Monday as hundreds continue to protest the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by police in August. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Cornel West arrested in Ferguson: 'I came here to go to jail'

Cornel West, a prominent activist and professor at Princeton University, has been arrested in Ferguson, Missouri, as hundreds of demonstrators march through the city demanding justice for 18-year-old Michael Brown. Published October 13, 2014

Democratic Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is defending her controversial "wheelchair ad," even after conservatives and liberals have deemed it insensitive. (Politico)

Wendy Davis defends Greg Abbott 'wheelchair ad'

Democratic Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is defending her controversial "wheelchair ad," even after conservatives and liberals have deemed it insensitive. Published October 13, 2014