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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

Elton John, left, and David Furnish arrive at the 2014 Elton John Oscar Viewing and After Party on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in West Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Elton John to wed David Furnish in May

Elton John will wed longtime partner David Furnish at an English registry office in May, now that gays can legally marry in the country. Published March 30, 2014

Rachel Maddow, host of "The Rachel Maddow Show" on MSNBC, takes part in a panel discussion at the NBC Universal summer press tour in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Aug. 2, 2011. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow slams scandal-ridden Democrats

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow argued Wednesday that if there's anything that can revive California's Republican Party, it's the scandal-ridden Democrats that have taken over the news cycle. Published March 27, 2014

Alaska state senator and Senate Finance co-chairman Pete Kelly is making it his mission to help eradicate fetal alcohol syndrome by providing taxpayer-funded pregnancy tests in bar bathrooms. (Anchorage Daily News)

Alaska lawmaker wants taxpayer-funded pregnancy tests in bars

An Alaska state senator is making it his mission to help eradicate fetal alcohol syndrome by providing taxpayer-funded pregnancy tests in bar bathrooms, just in case a woman needed to check before she strapped on a few. Published March 26, 2014