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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 Wednesday, March 23, 2016, file photo, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz speaks at the coffee company's annual shareholders meeting in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz 'stunned' by Donald Trump victory

Starbucks CEO and Hillary Clinton supporter Howard Schultz wrote a letter to staff Wednesday night saying he was shocked by Donald Trump's presidential win but hopeful that the country could unite and move forward. Published November 10, 2016

Van Jones is seen at the National Summit in Detroit in on June 16, 2009. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) ** FILE **

Van Jones on Donald Trump win: 'This was a whitelash'

CNN analyst Van Jones issued an emotional on-air response to Donald Trump's stunning presidential victory, crediting the Republican's success to a "whitelash against a changing country." Published November 9, 2016

Eric Trump, right, and Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson campaign on behalf of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a Menard's Distribution Center in Eau Claire, Wis., on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. (Dan Reiland/The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram via AP)

Eric Trump under fire for ballot photo

Donald Trump's 32-year-old son Eric Trump is under fire for tweeting a photo of his completed ballot on Election Day. Published November 8, 2016

Kaleb Vanfosson, an Iowa State University student, was escorted off the stage at a rally for Hillary Clinton on Saturday after he used his speech to criticize the Democratic presidential nominee. (YouTube/@David K)

Sanders supporter slams Clinton at her own rally

An Iowa State University student was escorted off the stage at a rally for Hillary Clinton on Saturday after he used his speech to criticize the Democratic presidential nominee. Published November 7, 2016