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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

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneels during the singing of the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Colin Kaepernick calls Justice Ginsburg's protest criticism 'disappointing'

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick said Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's criticism of his national anthem protests was "disappointing" and further evidenced that "white people in power" will seek to delegitimize and diminish the black cause. Published October 14, 2016

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives on Phildelphia 76ers forward James Webb III (23) in the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Dermer)

LeBron James: 'We don't disrespect women' in our locker rooms

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James said basketball players "don't disrespect women" in the locker room, dismissing claims from Donald Trump that the lewd comments he made in a leaked 2005 recording was just "locker room" banter. Published October 12, 2016

Melissa Gesing, president of the Iowa Federation of Republican Women, resigned Tuesday night, calling the decision "incredibly painful" but necessary due to her inability to support Donald Trump as the party's presidential nominee. (Facebook/@Melissa Gesing)

President of Iowa Republican women's group resigns over Trump

The president of the Iowa Federation of Republican Women resigned Tuesday night, calling the decision "incredibly painful" but necessary due to her inability to support Donald Trump as the party's presidential nominee. Published October 12, 2016