Jamie Dupree

Jamie Dupree is the Radio News Director of the Washington Bureau of the Cox Media Group and writes the Washington Insider blog. A native of Washington, D.C., Jamie has covered Congress and politics in the nation’s capital since the Reagan Administration, and has been reporting for Cox since 1989. Politics and the Congress are in Jamie’s family, as both of his parents were staffers for members of Congress. He was also a page and intern in the House of Representatives. Jamie has covered 11 national political conventions, with his first being the 1988 Democratic Convention in Atlanta. His political travels have had him on the presidential campaign trail every four years since 1992, chasing candidates throughout the primary calendar. He is heard on Cox Radio stations around the country: WSB-AM Atlanta, WDBO-AM Orlando; WOKV-AM/FM Jacksonville; WHIO-AM/FM Dayton, Ohio; and KRMG-AM Tulsa, Oklahoma. Jamie and his wife Emily live just outside the Beltway with their three children. Some may know Jamie from his other on-air hobby, as he is a licensed amateur radio operator. When not at work or playing with his kids, you can often find him with a golf club in his hands. Follow Jamie on Google+

Latest from Jamie Dupree

House Republicans voted for tax reform, but asked for changes in the bill as well
 As the House voted along party lines on Thursday to approve a sweeping package of GOP tax reforms, one peculiar part of the
            floor debate came when a number of Republicans – who voted for the bill – took to the floor to request changes in the their
            party’s plan, as some highlighted unintended consequences...

Posted: 32 minutes ago

As the House voted along party lines on Thursday to approve a sweeping package of GOP tax reforms, one peculiar part of the floor debate came when a number of Republicans – who voted for the bill – took to the floor to request changes in the their party’s plan, as some highlighted unintended consequences...
White House asks for $44 billion in hurricane relief, floats offsetting budget cuts
 The Trump Administration on Friday asked Congress to approve a third major disaster aid relief package for areas hit hard
            by hurricanes in 2017, which would bring total federal aid to nearly $100 billion, as for the first time, the White House
            proposed budget savings to offset some of that cost. “This year&rsquo...

Posted: 20 hours ago

The Trump Administration on Friday asked Congress to approve a third major disaster aid relief package for areas hit hard by hurricanes in 2017, which would bring total federal aid to nearly $100 billion, as for the first time, the White House proposed budget savings to offset some of that cost. “This year&rsquo...
GOP pushes ahead on tax reform – Senate debate to start after Thanksgiving
 After winning full House approval of a GOP tax reform measure, Republicans on Thursday night took another step forward in
            their quest for sweeping changes to the federal tax code, as the Senate Finance Committee approved a slightly different tax
            reform bill, setting up a debate on the Senate floor following a Thanksgiving...

Posted: a day ago

After winning full House approval of a GOP tax reform measure, Republicans on Thursday night took another step forward in their quest for sweeping changes to the federal tax code, as the Senate Finance Committee approved a slightly different tax reform bill, setting up a debate on the Senate floor following a Thanksgiving...
House passes sweeping GOP tax reform bill as focus shifts to Senate
 In a major legislative victory for Republicans and President Trump, the House on Thursday approved a sweeping overhaul of
            the federal tax code, sending the plan to an uncertain future in the Senate, which will try to vote on its own version of
            tax changes after Thanksgiving. “A historic day,” said Rep....

Posted: a day ago

In a major legislative victory for Republicans and President Trump, the House on Thursday approved a sweeping overhaul of the federal tax code, sending the plan to an uncertain future in the Senate, which will try to vote on its own version of tax changes after Thanksgiving. “A historic day,” said Rep....
L.A. radio news anchor accuses Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) of sexual misconduct
 The recent rash of accusations of sexual misconduct by high profile men hit Capitol Hill on Thursday, as a radio news anchor
            from California published a first person account accusing Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) of groping her and kissing her without her
            consent, while the two were part of a USO military entertainment tour...

Posted: a day ago

The recent rash of accusations of sexual misconduct by high profile men hit Capitol Hill on Thursday, as a radio news anchor from California published a first person account accusing Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) of groping her and kissing her without her consent, while the two were part of a USO military entertainment tour...
Trump, GOP leaders ready for tax reform victory in U.S. House
 With the outcome seemingly in hand, President Donald Trump will go to Capitol Hill on Thursday morning to meet with House
            GOP lawmakers, as Republicans get ready to vote for a sweeping tax reform package which would deliver close to $1.5 trillion
            in tax relief over the next ten years to individuals and businesses....

Posted: 2 days ago

With the outcome seemingly in hand, President Donald Trump will go to Capitol Hill on Thursday morning to meet with House GOP lawmakers, as Republicans get ready to vote for a sweeping tax reform package which would deliver close to $1.5 trillion in tax relief over the next ten years to individuals and businesses....
Republicans poised to push GOP tax reform bill through House
 In search of their first major legislative victory of 2017, Republicans took an initial step forward on a sweeping package
            of tax cuts and tax reforms, as the House on Wednesday afternoon easily moved past the first parliamentary hurdle to a GOP
            tax reform package, setting up a final vote on the GOP tax plan for Thursday...

Posted: 2 days ago

In search of their first major legislative victory of 2017, Republicans took an initial step forward on a sweeping package of tax cuts and tax reforms, as the House on Wednesday afternoon easily moved past the first parliamentary hurdle to a GOP tax reform package, setting up a final vote on the GOP tax plan for Thursday...
Revised Senate GOP tax reform bill ends many tax cuts after 2025
 Republicans in the U.S. Senate unveiled a series of last minute changes to their tax reform plan late on Tuesday night, ending
            all plans for individual tax cuts after eight years, while making almost all of the proposed business tax changes permanent,
            as GOP leaders expressed confidence that they can push a bill through...

Posted: 3 days ago

Republicans in the U.S. Senate unveiled a series of last minute changes to their tax reform plan late on Tuesday night, ending all plans for individual tax cuts after eight years, while making almost all of the proposed business tax changes permanent, as GOP leaders expressed confidence that they can push a bill through...
Attorney General frowns on GOP calls for special counsel to probe Hillary Clinton
 Addressing calls by conservative Republicans in the Congress for the appointment of a special counsel to probe Hillary Clinton
            over the sale of a company during the Obama Administration with American uranium reserves, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions
            told lawmakers on Tuesday that there would need to be facts to...

Posted: 3 days ago

Addressing calls by conservative Republicans in the Congress for the appointment of a special counsel to probe Hillary Clinton over the sale of a company during the Obama Administration with American uranium reserves, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions told lawmakers on Tuesday that there would need to be facts to...
House Republicans full of confidence about tax reform vote
 Aiming at a vote on Thursday in the full House on a sweeping GOP tax reform package, Republican leaders expressed confidence
            today that they will be able to overcome opposition within Republican ranks to some of the tax details, and muster enough
            support for a signature agenda item of both the GOP and President Donald...

Posted: 3 days ago

Aiming at a vote on Thursday in the full House on a sweeping GOP tax reform package, Republican leaders expressed confidence today that they will be able to overcome opposition within Republican ranks to some of the tax details, and muster enough support for a signature agenda item of both the GOP and President Donald...
More GOP Senators back away from Roy Moore as new accuser surfaces
 While Roy Moore vowed to stay in the race for U.S. Senate from Alabama, as he called new allegations of sexual misconduct
            against him a ‘witch hunt,’ more GOP Senators said it was time for Moore to drop his election bid, with one key Republican
            going so far as to say that if Moore is elected in a December...

Posted: 4 days ago

While Roy Moore vowed to stay in the race for U.S. Senate from Alabama, as he called new allegations of sexual misconduct against him a ‘witch hunt,’ more GOP Senators said it was time for Moore to drop his election bid, with one key Republican going so far as to say that if Moore is elected in a December...