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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

Senate silence speaks volumes about Russia probe

Posted: 23 hours ago

A surprise meeting of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Friday with the FBI Director yielded a surprise reaction from Senators, as normally chatty members of the Senate said next to nothing about their closed door meeting, raising eyebrows over that discussion and that panel’s investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election...
2020 campaign begins with Trump rally in Florida
 The announcement of President Trump’s visit to Melbourne, Florida today didn’t come from the White House. What rolled into my email inbox this week was from “Donald J. Trump for President, Inc.,” the official campaign arm of President Trump, as the 2020 campaign for the White House gets underway with 1,354 days to...

Posted: a day ago

The announcement of President Trump’s visit to Melbourne, Florida today didn’t come from the White House. What rolled into my email inbox this week was from “Donald J. Trump for President, Inc.,” the official campaign arm of President Trump, as the 2020 campaign for the White House gets underway with 1,354 days to...
Trump frustrates supporters with inaction on immigration “Dreamers”
 In the face of widespread calls from Republicans to end a special Obama Administration plan that allowed certain younger illegal immigrants to avoid being deported, President Donald Trump signaled again this week that he is not yet ready to simply shut down the “DACA” program, disappointing some of his supporters, but drawing...

Posted: 2 days ago

In the face of widespread calls from Republicans to end a special Obama Administration plan that allowed certain younger illegal immigrants to avoid being deported, President Donald Trump signaled again this week that he is not yet ready to simply shut down the “DACA” program, disappointing some of his supporters, but drawing...
Senate approves Pruitt for EPA as Democrats delay other Trump picks

Posted: 2 days ago

Brushing aside complaints from critics, the Senate on Friday approved President Donald Trump’s choice of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to be the next head of the Environmental Protection Administration, as Democrats blocked quick votes on four other Trump nominations, delaying action on them until later this month. The vote...
No shortage of notable moments in Trump’s first solo news conference

Posted: 2 days ago

President Trump created all sorts of headlines in his over one hour news conference at the White House on Thursday, as he strongly defended the work of the new administration, using almost every chance he had to slam the press corps, accusing reporters of doing all they could to undermine his efforts to turn the nation in the right direction...
Trump defends his work in office, spars with press over coverage

Posted: 3 days ago

In a wide ranging White House news conference, President Donald Trump defended the work in the first four weeks of his administration, as he repeatedly accused the news media of doing all they can to fight against his plans. “In other words, the media is trying to attack our administration because they know we are following through...

Posted: 3 days ago

In a wide ranging White House news conference, President Donald Trump defended the work in the first four weeks of his administration, as he repeatedly accused the news media of doing all they can to fight against his plans. “In other words, the media is trying to attack our administration because they know we are following through...
Hearings for Trump Supreme Court pick to start March 20

Posted: 3 days ago

The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee announced today that confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch will begin on March 20, likely pushing the start of a Senate floor fight over his confirmation until after Easter, and maybe into the summer, if Democratic opponents filibuster that nomination. In a release...
Republicans plow ahead with repeal of late Obama regulations

Posted: 3 days ago

Using a rarely used legislative power, the Senate on Wednesday joined the House in voting to reverse an Obama Administration rule that funneled information from Social Security about people with mental health issues to the instant background check system for gun purchases, all part of a broader effort by Republicans to roll back regulations...
Trump praises Flynn, denounces leaks by Intelligence Community
 Angered by leaks about the investigation of his former National Security Advisor and questions about the ties of his campaign to Russia, President Donald Trump again strongly criticized the U.S. Intelligence Community, as Mr. Trump charged that Flynn was the victim of a smear campaign by both the press and intelligence insiders. “People...

Posted: 4 days ago

Angered by leaks about the investigation of his former National Security Advisor and questions about the ties of his campaign to Russia, President Donald Trump again strongly criticized the U.S. Intelligence Community, as Mr. Trump charged that Flynn was the victim of a smear campaign by both the press and intelligence insiders. “People...
Democrats demand broader focus in Congress on Trump-Russia ties
 Galvanized by the resignation of a top White House official and news reports on possible contacts between Donald Trump’s campaign for President and Russia, Democrats on Tuesday night demanded that GOP leaders in Congress back the creation of a blue ribbon panel to investigate Russian meddling in the 2016 elections. “The need for...

Posted: 4 days ago

Galvanized by the resignation of a top White House official and news reports on possible contacts between Donald Trump’s campaign for President and Russia, Democrats on Tuesday night demanded that GOP leaders in Congress back the creation of a blue ribbon panel to investigate Russian meddling in the 2016 elections. “The need for...