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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 May 2, 2013 file photo, Chelsea Handler arrives at "An Unforgettable Evening" benefiting EIF's Women's Cancer Research Fund at The Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)

Chelsea Handler: I was almost a Bill Cosby victim

Comedian Chelsea Handler has claimed in the newest issue of Esquire that Bill Cosby is "guilty" of the numerous sexual assault allegations against him, because "he tried to Cosby" her once about a decade ago. Published March 26, 2015

Comedian Lewis Black said on "The Nightly Show" Tuesday that even the LSD he took in his youth couldn't have prepared him for Republican Sen. Ted Cruz entering the 2016 presidential race. (Comedy Central)

Lewis Black: Ted Cruz worse than bad acid trip

Comedian Lewis Black said on "The Nightly Show" Tuesday that even the LSD he took in his youth couldn't have prepared him for Republican Sen. Ted Cruz entering the 2016 presidential race. Published March 26, 2015

Nebraska State Sen. Ernie Chambers, of Omaha, likens police to Islamic State terrorists. (AP Photo)

Nebraska state Sen. Ernie Chambers: 'My ISIS is the police'

Nebraska state Sen. Ernie Chambers is facing backlash for comments he made Friday during a legislative hearing on a concealed gun bill, in which he compared the police to the Islamic State terrorist group. Published March 25, 2015

In an effort to combat homophobic language, the Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity (CCGSD) has created a sweater it's showcasing at Toronto Fashion Week that has been knitted from the donated hair of more than 1,000 LGBT individuals. (YouTube/CCGSD)

'Gay Sweater' knitted with hair of 1,000 LGBT individuals

In an effort to combat homophobic language, the Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity (CCGSD) has created a sweater it's showcasing at Toronto Fashion Week that has been knitted from the donated hair of more than 1,000 LGBT individuals. Published March 25, 2015

Rapper Azealia Banks on Saturday reportedly tweeted, then deleted a close-up photograph of genitals to The Blaze blogger Matt Walsh and conservative radio host Wayne DuPree after they criticized her for declaring her hatred for "fat white Americans" during a recent Playboy interview. (Wikipedia 2013)

Azealia Banks tweets close-up shot of genitals to Blaze blogger

Rapper Azealia Banks on Saturday reportedly tweeted, then deleted a close-up photograph of genitals to The Blaze blogger Matt Walsh and conservative radio host Wayne DuPree after they criticized her for declaring her hatred for "fat white Americans" during a recent Playboy interview. Published March 24, 2015