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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

(Associated Press)

2nd Oklahoma man threatened to behead coworker, police say

A fired Oklahoma City nursing home employee was arrested Friday for allegedly threatening to behead a co-worker — less than 20 miles from where Alton Alexander Nolen is accused of beheading a co-worker the day before. Published September 28, 2014

Extracting Innovations COO Seth Cox shows Navy veteran Hikima Nukes how to make active butter for edibles at the Grow 4 Vets cannabis giveaway at the DoubleTree Hotel Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 in Colorado Springs, Colo. Veterans who RSVPed for the event were given gift bags with cannabis seeds, infused candy bars and a cannabis tincture. (AP Photo/The Gazette, Michael Ciaglo)

Veterans line up for free pot in Colorado

A marijuana giveaway at a Colorado Springs hotel on Saturday attracted about 1,000 veterans seeking an alternative to pain medications. Published September 28, 2014

Sen. John Barrasso, Wyoming Republican, has called Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. an Obama "puppet." (Associated Press)

Sen. Barrasso calls Holder a 'puppet of the administration'

Sen. John Barrasso argued Sunday that Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. was a politically motivated "puppet" who served as protector for President Obama rather than the people of the United States. Published September 28, 2014

Bill Maher. (YouTube/RealTime)

Bill Maher slams liberals for phony 'war on women'

Bill Maher continued his attack against liberals for what he says is a kid glove approach to radical Islam, arguing that there is a real "war on women" being waged abroad. Published September 28, 2014