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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

In a Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015 file photo, former President Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday School class at Maranatha Baptist Church in his hometown, in Plains, Ga. Carter's battle with cancer, which put a spotlight on his faith and led to an outpouring of support, is among the state's top stories of 2015. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Jimmy Carter: 'I would choose Trump'

Donald Trump isn't shying away from recent praise by Jimmy Carter, saying the former Democratic president has "good taste" after he chose the business magnate over Sen. Ted Cruz as his favorite GOP candidate. Published February 5, 2016

Ben & Jerry's co-founder Ben Cohen has created a new ice cream flavor to honor Sen. Bernie Sanders. (Ben Cohen) ** FILE **

Ben & Jerry's faces ban at Vassar College over Israeli ties

Students at Vassar College in New York have introduced a resolution urging the school to ban Ben & Jerry's ice cream because of the company's "contractual relationship with an Israeli franchise that manufactures ice cream." Published February 4, 2016