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Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times. Previously, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times' digital aggregation product, Times247. She can be reached at

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**FILE** House Speaker-designate John Boehner of Ohio wipes a tear while waiting to receive the gavel from outgoing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. the during the first session of the 112th Congress, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Associated Press)

House Speaker John Boehner cries at Taco Bell event

House Speaker John Boehner got emotional Tuesday during an event on Capitol Hill, choking back tears as he praised the Taco Bell Foundation and Boys & Girls Clubs of America for their work with underprivileged teens. Published April 9, 2014

**FILE** A horse stands in the rodeo area of the Darrington Fairgrounds in Darrington, Wash., Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Horses who were displaced by the massive mudslide that hit the area last Saturday are being cared for by volunteers at the fairgrounds, who say they also have room for other animals. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

49 dead horses found on Kentucky man's farm

Officials have charged a Kentucky farmer after 49 dead horses and 15 others that appeared emaciated were recovered Monday from his Pendleton County farm. Published April 9, 2014