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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

Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks to supporters in Montgomery, Ala., on Aug. 15, 2017. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Roy Moore defends use of 'reds and yellows' in campaign speech

Roy Moore, the Republican front-runner in Alabama's Senate race who referred to racial tensions between "reds and yellows" during a recent campaign speech, appeared to defend his language in a pair of tweets Monday evening. Published September 19, 2017

A teacher at Oak Pointe Elementary in Irmo, South Carolina, has been placed on administrative leave after giving students an assignment asking them to put themselves in the shoes of a Ku Klux Klan member and defend his or her treatment of black people after the Civil War. (WACH)

S.C. teacher on leave after asking students to argue in support of KKK

A South Carolina elementary school teacher has been placed on administrative leave after giving students an assignment asking them to put themselves in the shoes of a Ku Klux Klan member and defend his or her treatment of black people after the Civil War. Published September 19, 2017

In this May 9, 2017, file photo, White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Sean Spicer, Chelsea Manning named visiting fellows at Harvard

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer has joined the list of 2017-2018 visiting fellows at Harvard University, as well as Hillary Clinton's former campaign manager Robby Mook and convicted national security secret leaker Chelsea Manning. Published September 13, 2017