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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

Ex-CIA Director worried by 2016 contacts between Russia and certain U.S. persons

Posted: 4 hours ago

Former CIA Director John Brennan told Congress on Tuesday that he was so concerned about intelligence that showed contacts between Russian officials and people linked to the campaign of President Donald Trump, that he warned key members of Congress and other intelligence agencies about the Russian actions, and sent that information on to...
Trump would add over $3 trillion in debt before balancing budget in 2027

Posted: 19 hours ago

President Donald Trump is sending Congress a spending plan for 2018 that would increase money spent on defense and border security, cut many areas of non-defense spending by Uncle Sam, and achieve a balanced budget by 2027, though it would add several trillion dollars to the national debt along the way. Here are some of the early highlights...
Flynn invokes Fifth Amendment, decries “public frenzy” over Russia probe

Posted: a day ago

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn invoked his Fifth Amendment rights on Monday, as his lawyers refused to honor a subpoena for documents from a U.S. Senate committee investigating Russian interference in the 2016 elections, the first time that someone with close ties to President Trump has refused to cooperate in the course of...
AP: Flynn to assert Fifth Amendment rights, won’t honor subpoena in Russia probe

Posted: a day ago

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will not honor a subpoena for documents from a U.S. Senate panel investigating election interference by Russia, as the one-time aide to President Donald Trump will instead assert his Fifth Amendment rights, the Associated Press reported on Monday. That report came several days after the Chairman...
With the President on the road, what’s next for the Trump agenda in Congress

Posted: a day ago

Even as President Donald Trump is on an extended foreign trip, there will be a lot of domestic news developing this week as his budget for 2018 is released, though action on the Trump spending plan and a number of other major agenda items is still uncertain on Capitol Hill. Here is where we are on major issues in the Congress, as lawmakers...
From an old newspaper column, echoes of current political arguments

Posted: 3 days ago

In recent weeks, I’ve been compiling a list of frequent arguments that are being made to me on social media about the troubles of the current administration, thinking I would put together a blog about the daily reaction of President Donald Trump’s supporters, as backers of both parties do battle over the Trump Presidency. And...
Comey agrees to testify before Senate panel on Russian election interference

Posted: 3 days ago

Former FBI Director James Comey has agreed to testify in open session before Congress, the Senate Intelligence Committee announced late on Friday, as the panel will schedule a hearing with Comey after Memorial Day. “I am hopeful that he will clarify for the American people recent events that have been broadly reported in the media,&rdquo...
Trump focus on domestic policy suffers amid FBI, Russia controversies

Posted: 4 days ago

After celebrating House approval of a GOP health care bill with a pep rally in the White House Rose Garden on May 4, political fallout from the firing of the FBI Director and the investigation into Russia’s election meddling have pushed President Donald Trump’s focus away from his domestic agenda, as he leaves for his first overseas...
Trump slams Comey, once more dismisses Russia probe as “witch hunt”

Posted: 4 days ago

In his first substantive comments about the appointment of a special counsel to probe Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections, President Donald Trump denied that his campaign had been involved in any collusion with Moscow, as he declared that the probe “divides the country.” “I think it’s totally ridiculous...
Trump grumbles about special counsel probe of Russia matter, labels it “witch hunt”

Posted: 5 days ago

A day after the appointment of a former FBI Director to probe Russian medling in the 2016 elections, and possible ties to the his campaign, President Donald Trump on Thursday complained about the lack of a special counsel to probe “illegal acts” that he says took place during the administration of President Barack Obama. &ldquo...
GOP talks about keeping individual mandate in health care reform effort

Posted: 5 days ago

While most of the headlines and questions in the hallways of the U.S. Capitol in recent days have been about President Donald Trump and the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections, GOP Senators continue to work behind the scenes in a bid to forge their own version of a bill to make major changes in the Obama health...