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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

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray speaks at a news conference at City Hall Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in Seattle. A man who accused Murray of sexually abusing him when he was a teenager has asked a court to dismiss the lawsuit he filed against the mayor. In a motion filed Tuesday, Delvonn Heckard's lawyer, Lincoln Beauregard, said that Heckard feels it would be wise to complete his extensive counseling and recovery before moving forward with the case. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray calls for removal of Lenin statue

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has called for both the statue of Russian Communist leader Vladimir Lenin and a Confederate statue at Lake View Cemetery to be removed, saying all symbols of hate and violence must be eradicated. Published August 18, 2017

Leah Remini: Scientology advocate Tom Cruise is 'diabolical'

Actress and Church of Scientology defector Leah Remini had some harsh words for the church's esteemed Hollywood spokesman Tom Cruise during a discussion Tuesday, saying Mr. Cruise is no different than the church's controversial leader David Miscavige. Published August 16, 2017

Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore made the explosive claim Tuesday night that Americans who voted for President Trump are complicit in his "racism" in the same way that a person who is an accomplice of rape could be considered a rapist. (CNN)

Michael Moore compares Trump supporters to rapists

Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore made the explosive claim Tuesday night that Americans who voted for President Trump are complicit in his "racism" in the same way that a person who is an accomplice of rape could be considered a rapist. Published August 16, 2017