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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

Subway scraps Jared Fogle's 'Pants Dance' kids game

Subway has scrapped an online children's game called "Jared's Pants Dance," after former pitchman Jared Fogle agreed Wednesday to plead guilty to child pornography charges and to crossing state lines to pay for sex with minors. Published August 20, 2015

The New Trump hotel in Washington, Wednesday, July 8, 2015. Celebrity chef Jose Andres is backing out of a plan to open a flagship restaurant in Donald Trump's new hotel under construction in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Democrats petition Obama to block Donald Trump's name from D.C. hotel

Two Democratic congressmen have issued a letter urging the Obama administration to block Donald Trump's name from being prominently displayed on his new hotel in Washington, D.C., because of "racist" and "insensitive" remarks he's made toward women and Latinos. Published August 19, 2015

Dallas Mavericks basketball team owner Mark Cuban. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster), File

Mark Cuban: Hillary Clinton's tuition plan won't lower student debt

Billionaire investor and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban ripped Hillary Rodham Clinton's $350 billion college tuition plan as "backwards," arguing it will probably increase the amount of money students owe rather than be a viable solution to skyrocketing student debt. Published August 18, 2015