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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 Jan. 17, 2016, file photo, Amy Schumer accepts the Critics' Choice MVP award at the 21st annual Critics' Choice Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Amy Schumer's anti-Trump jokes spur walkout at Tampa show

About 200 people reportedly walked out of Amy Schumer's comedy show in Tampa Sunday night after she ranted against Donald Trump and even grilled an audience member onstage about why he supported the Republican presidential nominee. Published October 17, 2016

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneels during the singing of the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Colin Kaepernick calls Justice Ginsburg's protest criticism 'disappointing'

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick said Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's criticism of his national anthem protests was "disappointing" and further evidenced that "white people in power" will seek to delegitimize and diminish the black cause. Published October 14, 2016