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

New GOP health care plan faces questions over how it deals with pre-existing conditions
 As Republicans try to push ahead with a new plan to overhaul the Obama health law, one flash point has erupted on how the
            GOP effort would impact people with pre-existing health conditions, as backers and opponents have come to much different conclusions
            on that important policy matter. The issue of how people with...

Posted: 4 hours ago

As Republicans try to push ahead with a new plan to overhaul the Obama health law, one flash point has erupted on how the GOP effort would impact people with pre-existing health conditions, as backers and opponents have come to much different conclusions on that important policy matter. The issue of how people with...
Ryan: Congress likely to approve more hurricane disaster relief in October
 As Hurricane Maria was ravaging the island of Puerto Rico, House Speaker Paul Ryan said during a Wednesday visit to Florida
            that he expects the Congress will vote on more disaster relief money next month, as federal agencies deal with the aftermath
            from three major hurricanes – Harvey, Irma and Maria. &ldquo...

Posted: 15 hours ago

As Hurricane Maria was ravaging the island of Puerto Rico, House Speaker Paul Ryan said during a Wednesday visit to Florida that he expects the Congress will vote on more disaster relief money next month, as federal agencies deal with the aftermath from three major hurricanes – Harvey, Irma and Maria. &ldquo...
Republicans push one last-ditch effort to overhaul the Obama health law
 With the clock ticking down on a special expedited legislative procedure that avoids a Senate filibuster, Republicans are
            trying to rally support for a new plan that’s designed to make major changes in the Obama health law, in hopes of mustering
            50 votes for the bill before the end of September. “Doing...

Posted: 3 days ago

With the clock ticking down on a special expedited legislative procedure that avoids a Senate filibuster, Republicans are trying to rally support for a new plan that’s designed to make major changes in the Obama health law, in hopes of mustering 50 votes for the bill before the end of September. “Doing...
Little appetite for extra budget cuts as House passes 2018 spending bills
 As the House finished work this past week on next year’s funding for the federal government, approving a package of eight
            different different spending bills, one thing noticeably absent from the debate on the House floor was a successful push to
            make new cuts in next year’s budget, as efforts to make deeper...

Posted: 4 days ago

As the House finished work this past week on next year’s funding for the federal government, approving a package of eight different different spending bills, one thing noticeably absent from the debate on the House floor was a successful push to make new cuts in next year’s budget, as efforts to make deeper...
White House pledges to publicly set out details on possible DACA deal with Congress
 A day after President Donald Trump seemed to muddy the waters on a possible legislative deal with Democrats in Congress on
            the future of young illegal immigrant “Dreamers,” the White House on Friday promised that officials would clearly set out
            in the next seven to ten days what items Mr. Trump wants to...

Posted: 5 days ago

A day after President Donald Trump seemed to muddy the waters on a possible legislative deal with Democrats in Congress on the future of young illegal immigrant “Dreamers,” the White House on Friday promised that officials would clearly set out in the next seven to ten days what items Mr. Trump wants to...