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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

In this Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, photo, director Adam McKay poses for a portrait in Los Angeles. McKay's new film, "The Big Short" opens in U.S. theaters on Dec. 23, 2015.  (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP)

Adam McKay laments 'Reagan' backlash: 'The press is a beast'

Film director Adam McKay said it's a shame that the comedy script "Reagan," which he was set to produce with actor Will Ferrell, has been tabled due to a firestorm of criticism by people who never bothered to read the script. Published May 11, 2016

Newly elected London's mayor Sadiq Khan, center, makes his way to City Hall in London, on his first day as mayor, Monday May 9, 2016. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE

London Mayor Sadiq Khan slams Donald Trump's 'ignorant view of Islam'

Sadiq Khan, London's newly elected mayor and the first Muslim to hold the office, slammed Donald Trump as "ignorant" after the presumptive Republican presidential nominee said Mr. Khan could be an "exception" to his proposed temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States. Published May 10, 2016

Former Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (Associated Press) **FILE**

Jindal: Trump the 'better of two bad choices'

Former Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal argued Sunday that presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is the lesser of two evils when matched with Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton. Published May 9, 2016