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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

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is erecting a billboard that features a Ronald Reagan quote stressing the importance of separation of church and state ahead of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland next month. (Freedom From Religion Foundation)

Atheist group quotes Ronald Reagan in Cleveland message to RNC

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is erecting a billboard that features a Ronald Reagan quote stressing the importance of separation of church and state ahead of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland next month. Published June 28, 2016

Michael Levin, a writer and father who voted for Donald Trump in the Massachusetts primary, is outraged after footage of him and his family was featured in Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren's video for MoveOn attacking the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. (Al Jazeera)

Donald Trump voter shocked to see himself in Elizabeth Warren ad

A writer and father who voted for Donald Trump in the Massachusetts primary is outraged after footage of him and his family was featured in Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren's video for MoveOn attacking the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. Published June 27, 2016

In this Oct. 26, 2015 photo, actor-comedian Aziz Ansari poses to promote his new Netflix comedy series, Master of None, premiering on Friday, Nov. 6. (AP Photo/Frazier Moore)

Aziz Ansari: Donald Trump 'makes me scared for my family'

Comedian and actor Aziz Ansari said Friday that the "vitriolic and hate-filled" rhetoric of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has made him afraid for his and his family's safety, so much so that it has affected the way they practice their religion. Published June 27, 2016