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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

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio pauses while holding what may be his last news conference of the 113th Congress, though critical legislation is still pending, Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Conservative super-PAC slams GOP leaders for $1T spending bill

A conservative super-PAC has launched a radio ad campaign slamming GOP Reps. John Boehner, Kevin McCarthy and Steve Scalise for negotiating a trillion-dollar spending bill that funds President Obama's "unlawful executive amnesty." Published December 15, 2014

A man suffering from the Ebola virus lies on the floor outside a house in Port Loko Community, situated on the outskirts of Freetown, in Sierra Leone. (AP Photo/Michael Duff, File) ** FILE **

Christmas canceled in Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone

The Sierra Leone government said Friday that celebrating Christmas or any holiday festivities in public is strictly forbidden as the West African country continues to fight a massive Ebola outbreak. Published December 14, 2014

7-Eleven receipts to promote Obamacare

Obamacare ads will appear at the bottom of 7-Eleven receipts until the end of the open enrollment period, as the government continues efforts to reach uninsured Americans. Published December 14, 2014

In this Nov. 25, 2014 file photo, demonstrator Maryam Said raises her painted hands during a protest against a grand jury's decision on Monday not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown in New York. No firm statistics can say whether a spate of officer-involved deaths is a growing trend or simply a series of coincidences generating a deafening buzz in news reports and social media. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Black 'grand jury' to examine Michael Brown shooting in St. Louis

Black community leaders in St. Louis say they are conducting a symbolic grand jury next month to look at the evidence in the Michael Brown shooting and decide for themselves whether former Officer Darren Wilson should be criminally charged. Published December 14, 2014