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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

Former Rep. Anthony Weiner reacts after sharing a moment with a spectator and her plantains as he takes part in the Dominican Day Parade on New York's Avenue of the Americas on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Anthony Weiner lands writing gig at Business Insider

Disgraced former congressman and nude selfie aficionado Anthony Weiner has joined Business Insider as a monthly columnist for the website's politics page, the section's editor announced Monday. Published March 24, 2014

Kurt Cobain of the rock band Nirvana committed suicide on April 5, 1994. (Associated Press)

Seattle police re-examine Kurt Cobain death: report

Nearly 20 years after Nirvana frontman and grunge icon Kurt Cobain was found dead from a shotgun wound to the head, Seattle police have decided to reopen the investigation. Published March 20, 2014

This image from video released by Funny Or Die shows President Obama, left, with actor-comedian Zach Galifianakis during an appearance on "Between Two Ferns," the digital short with a laser focus on reaching people aged 18 to 34. Obama's appearance posted Tuesday, March 11, 2014, on the comic website Funny or Die, is at 15 million views by Friday. (AP Photo/Funny Or Die)

Obama: Lincoln would have done 'Between Two Ferns'

President Obama defended his appearance on Funny or Die's "Between Two Ferns" earlier this month despite his critics who say being interviewed by comedians devalues the office. Published March 20, 2014