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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 [email protected].

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

Rep. Eric Swalwell D-Calif., holds a news conference at the San Jose International Airport on Friday, May 2, 2014, in San Jose, Calif., in this file photo. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) ** FILE **

California congressman calls on Secret Service to investigate Trump

U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell, California Democrat, has called on the Secret Service to investigate Donald Trump for his controversial comments about "Second Amendment people" stopping Hillary Clinton's appointment of Supreme Court justices. Published August 10, 2016

Donald Trump suggested at a rally in Wilmington, North Carolina, that "Second Amendment people" could stop Hillary Clinton if she is elected. (Associated Press)

New York Daily News calls on Donald Trump to end campaign

The New York Daily News is calling on Donald Trump to end his presidential campaign, saying the Republican nominee has gone from "offensive to reckless" with his recent Second Amendment remarks. Published August 10, 2016

Patrick Kennedy: Stop calling Donald Trump 'crazy'

Patrick Kennedy, a former Democratic congressman and mental health advocate, penned an op-ed Monday demanding pundits stop calling Donald Trump "crazy" because it demeans those who actually suffer from mental illness. Published August 9, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up after delivering an economic policy speech to the Detroit Economic Club, Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Florida GOP spokesman quits over Trump

The chief spokesman for the Florida Republican Party is quitting his job because of his refusal to support the party's presidential nominee, Donald Trump. Published August 8, 2016