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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

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson speaks to the 2018 Values Voter Summit in Washington, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Detroit mulls renaming Ben Carson High School

A Detroit high school named after Trump cabinet official Ben Carson is at risk of being renamed following a measure approved by the school board Tuesday night. Published November 14, 2018

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., talks during a news conference with members of the Progressive Caucus in Washington, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Amazon plans for N.Y. 'extremely concerning'

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sent a flurry of tweets late Monday slamming Amazon for its planned split headquarters in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, saying residents are outraged over the billion-dollar company possibly getting "millions of dollars in tax breaks" while the local community is being neglected. Published November 13, 2018

In this March 2, 2018, file photo, New York Mets' Tim Tebow walks back to the dugout after striking out during the second inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Washington Nationals, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File) **FILE**

Tim Tebow to host LeBron James' 'Million Dollar Mile' on CBS

Heisman Trophy winner and ESPN announcer Tim Tebow is joining Chargers announcer Matt "Money" Smith and ESPN reporter Maria Taylor in hosting a new physical competition series produced by Lebron James on CBS. Published November 12, 2018

Dan Crenshaw: 'SNL' truce was 'the right thing to do'

U.S. Rep.-elect Dan Crenshaw said Monday that his appearance on "Saturday Night Live" forgiving comedian Pete Davidson felt like "the right thing to do" in such a polarized political climate. Published November 12, 2018

Anita Hill speaks at the University of Utah Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, in Salt Lake City. Hill has been back in the spotlight since Christine Blasey Ford accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when the two were in high school. Hill's 1991 testimony against Clarence Thomas riveted the nation. Thomas was confirmed anyway, but the hearing ushered in a new awareness of sexual harassment. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Anita Hill: Joe Biden still 'hasn't apologized to me'

Joseph R. Biden has long expressed regret over how Anita Hill was treated after she alleged sexual harassment by then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, but the Brandeis University professor said Thursday that she never got the personal apology she thinks she deserves from the former vice president. Published November 9, 2018