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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

In this Friday, Dec. 4, 2015, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a town hall meeting in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Clinton will unveil a proposal for a new “exit tax” on Wednesday, Dec. 9, aimed at cracking down on corporate inversions, in which U.S. companies merge with corporations overseas in an effort to lower their tax bill. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Hillary Clinton explains why she won't say 'radical Islam'

Hillary Clinton explained Sunday that she refuses to use the term "radical Islam" because she believes it does a disservice to the "vast number of Muslims in our country and around the world who are peaceful people." Published December 7, 2015

Chris Cox, executive director of the Institute for Legislative Action, the political and lobbying arm of the National Rifle Association, speaks during the annual meeting of members at the NRA convention Saturday, April 11, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) ** FILE **

NRA: Obama's failed foreign policy has made us less safe

The National Rifle Association said it's "shameful" that President Obama has jumped to push gun control in the wake of Wednesday's mass shooting in San Bernardino, saying it's his "failed foreign policies" that is making America less safe. Published December 4, 2015