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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

MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell returned to his show "Last Word" on Monday night after recovering from a car accident, offering thanks to his political foe, David Koch, for contributing to the hospital that took such good care of him. (Associated Press)

MSNBC's Lawrence O’Donnell gives thanks — to David Koch

MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell returned to his show "Last Word" on Monday night after recovering from a car accident, offering thanks to his political foe, David Koch, for contributing to the hospital that took such good care of him. Published June 24, 2014

New York lawmakers approve ban on 'tiger selfies'

New York state lawmakers have passed a bill banning residents from taking "tiger selfies" — a rising trend on dating websites in which single men post photos of themselves posing with the ferocious felines in hopes of impressing potential mates. Published June 23, 2014