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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

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich arrives to introduce Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, in Ft. Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Newt Gingrich: 'You're not supposed to gain 60 pounds' as Miss Universe

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich defended Donald Trump's attacks against former Miss Universe Alicia Machado Wednesday night, telling a crowd of Log Cabin Republicans that "you're not supposed to gain 60 pounds during the year that you're Miss Universe." Published September 29, 2016

Actor Alec Baldwin is set to debut his impression of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump during the Oct. 1 season premiere of "Saturday Night Live." (YouTube/@Saturday Night Live) ** FILE **

Alec Baldwin cast as Donald Trump on 'SNL'

Actor Alec Baldwin is set to debut his impression of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump during the Oct. 1 season premiere of "Saturday Night Live." Published September 28, 2016

Former President Bill Clinton kisses Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton as she and their daughter Chelsea Clinton greet supports during the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Chelsea Clinton: 'Being attacked' is family tradition

Chelsea Clinton brushed off Donald Trump's comments about her father's marital infidelities, telling Cosmopolitan magazine that "being attacked" is a sort of tradition in her family. Published September 28, 2016