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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

** FILE ** First lady Michelle Obama addresses the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 42nd annual Phoenix Awards dinner in Washington on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012. (Associated Press)

White House scrubs Michelle Obama's confrontation with LGBT protester

The Washington Times reported on Tuesday that first Lady Michelle Obama confronted a gay rights protester after she was interrupted about ten minutes into her speech at a campaign fundraiser in D.C. — but important elements of the exchange have been left out of the official White House transcript. Published June 5, 2013

** FILE ** New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie shakes hands with President Obama. (Associated Press)

Five Soros hedge fund execs donate to N.J. Gov. Chris Christie

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is cashing checks from all sorts of unlikely places, from George Soros' hedge fund executives to professors at the University of California at Berkeley, a Newark Star-Ledger review of state and federal records found. Published June 4, 2013