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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

Radio and TV host Glenn Beck will reportedly announce his backing of Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas for the Republican nomination. (Associated Press)

Glenn Beck: 'I stand with Apple' in San Bernardino case

Conservative talk radio host Glenn Beck said he fully supports Apple for opposing a judge's order to help the FBI break into the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino, California, terrorists, saying Americans must not trade liberty for "a false sense of security." Published February 18, 2016

Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold cited Beyonce's new video "Formation" after shots were fired at his home Monday night, suggesting that the recent rise in cop deaths nationwide was inspired by the pop singer's Black Panther-inspired Super Bowl halftime performance. (The Daily News Journal)

Tennessee sheriff blames Beyonce video for shots fired at home

A Tennessee sheriff cited Beyonce's new video "Formation" after shots were fired at his home Monday night, suggesting that the recent rise in police officer deaths nationwide can be attributed to the pop singer's Black Panther-inspired Super Bowl halftime performance. Published February 17, 2016

Manny Pacquiao: Gay people are 'worse than animals'

Manny Pacquiao, the eight-time world boxing champion who is running for a seat in the Philippines senate, has sparked a wave of backlash in the country for saying same-sex couples are "worse than animals." Published February 16, 2016

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia participates at the third annual Washington Ideas Forum at the Newseum in Washington on Oct. 6, 2011. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Michael Savage: 'Was Scalia murdered?'

Conservative talk radio host Michael Savage said Monday that "something stinks" surrounding Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death, advocating for a Warren Commission-style investigation into his possible murder. Published February 16, 2016