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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

Students celebrate following University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe's resignation announcement Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, at the school in Columbia, Mo. The president resigned Monday with the football team and others on campus in open revolt over his handling of racial tensions at the school. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Mizzou police ask students to report 'hateful and hurtful' speech

The University of Missouri Police Department has sent an email to students asking them to report "hateful and hurtful" speech to the police, amid simmering racial tensions on campus following the resignations of University President Tim Wolfe and Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin. Published November 10, 2015

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks to supporters after filing papers to be on the nation's earliest presidential primary ballot, Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole) ** FILE **

Hillary Clinton: 'We need to secure our borders'

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday that she supports securing U.S. borders as well as enforcing labor laws for immigrants already here. Published November 10, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson discusses faith during an exclusive interview with The Associated Press at a hotel in Broomfield, Colo., in this Oct. 28, 2015, file photo. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley) ** FILE **

Ben Carson's mother verified stabbing story in 1997 Parade article

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is challenging media accusations that he exaggerated his tough childhood by sharing a magazine clipping from a 1997 article in which his mother verified the claim that he tried to stab a friend in ninth grade. Published November 9, 2015