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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

Criticism fell on Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson after he said Sunday that he would not favor electing a Muslim U.S. president. (Associated Press)

Ben Carson slammed over Muslim president comments

A chorus of condemnation, ranging from Ted Cruz and Lindsey Graham to the White House and Hillary Rodham Clinton fell upon Ben Carson on Monday over his statement that he would not favor electing a Muslim as U.S. president. Published September 21, 2015

Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins sparks outrage for questioning Ahmed Mohamed's motives

Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins tweeted himself into hot water Sunday when he questioned the motives of Ahmed Mohamed, the 14-year-old Muslim boy who was arrested and detained in Texas after his homemade clock was mistaken for bomb at his school. Published September 21, 2015