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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

Rep. Steve Cohen, Tennessee Democrat

Steve Cohen on White House security: What about a moat?

Twitter users had a field day Wednesday with Rep. Steve Cohen after the Tennessee Democrat asked the acting director of the Secret Service if building a moat around the White House would better ensure the president's safety. Published November 19, 2014

Jon Stewart on Tuesday night railed against Obamacare "architect" Jonathan Gruber and the Democrats trying to distance themselves from him since comments resurfaced in which he insulted American voters. (Comedy Central)

Jon Stewart takes on Jon Gruber, calls Democrats 'slimy'

Jon Stewart on Tuesday night railed against Obamacare "architect" Jonathan Gruber and the Democrats trying to distance themselves from him since comments resurfaced in which he insulted American voters. Published November 19, 2014

Eric Holder (Associated Press)

Eric Holder says Koch brothers 'should be applauded'

Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday praised political foes Charles and David Koch after learning the conservative billionaires recently made a hefty donation to the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Published November 18, 2014

FILE - In this  Feb. 11, 2014 file image from video provided by the City of Ferguson, Mo., officer Darren Wilson attends a city council meeting in Ferguson. Police identified Wilson, 28, as the police officer who shot 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9, 2014 in Ferguson. Police departments across the country are bracing for large demonstrations when a grand jury decides whether to indict Wilson. (AP Photo/City of Ferguson, File)

Ferguson declares a state of emergency ahead of grand jury decision

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard Monday afternoon ahead of a grand jury decision on whether to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Published November 17, 2014

Canadian singer-songwriter Neil Young sits for a photograph during an interview with The Canadian Press before appearing with environmentalist David Suzuki at the final show on the Blue Dot Tour at the Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Sunday Nov. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

Neil Young boycotts Starbucks over Monsanto ties

Neil Young has announced he is boycotting Starbucks because of its ties with Monsanto in suing Vermont over labeling laws for genetically modified organisms. Published November 17, 2014