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

Democrats try to block federal workers from staying at Trump properties
 As House Republicans move to consider the first bills to fund the operations of the United States government next year, Democrats
            are hoping to force votes on plans that would prohibit federal workers from staying at hotels and other properties in which
            President Donald Trump has a financial interest. The plans are...

Posted: 2 hours ago

As House Republicans move to consider the first bills to fund the operations of the United States government next year, Democrats are hoping to force votes on plans that would prohibit federal workers from staying at hotels and other properties in which President Donald Trump has a financial interest. The plans are...
Republican tax reform plan may be limited by GOP budget
 Republican plans for tax reform could be less sweeping than originally envisioned by the White House and GOP leaders in Congress,
            as a provision in a House GOP budget blueprint would require any tax bill to be ‘budget neutral,’ which would force lawmakers
            to offset any tax cuts with revenue increases that...

Posted: a day ago

Republican plans for tax reform could be less sweeping than originally envisioned by the White House and GOP leaders in Congress, as a provision in a House GOP budget blueprint would require any tax bill to be ‘budget neutral,’ which would force lawmakers to offset any tax cuts with revenue increases that...
Spicer out, Sanders up, Scaramucci in, at White House
 The White House communications team underwent a major change on Friday, as Press Secretary Sean Spicer turned in his resignation,
            Sarah Huckabee Sanders was elevated to Spicer’s job, and Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci was brought in by President
            Donald Trump to be the new Communications Director, delivering...

Posted: a day ago

The White House communications team underwent a major change on Friday, as Press Secretary Sean Spicer turned in his resignation, Sarah Huckabee Sanders was elevated to Spicer’s job, and Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci was brought in by President Donald Trump to be the new Communications Director, delivering...
Still no deal in the Senate on GOP health care plan
 Republican Senators headed home for the weekend still at odds over the details of a GOP bill to overhaul the Obama health
            law, as Senate leaders vowed to press ahead early next week with a first procedural vote on the matter, though it still isn’t
            clear what exactly the GOP might vote on in an effort to break...

Posted: 2 days ago

Republican Senators headed home for the weekend still at odds over the details of a GOP bill to overhaul the Obama health law, as Senate leaders vowed to press ahead early next week with a first procedural vote on the matter, though it still isn’t clear what exactly the GOP might vote on in an effort to break...
White House expresses confidence in Attorney General Sessions
 A day after a newspaper interview in which President Donald Trump raised questions about his choice for the job of Attorney
            General, the White House expressed public support for Jeff Sessions, saying Mr. Trump “has confidence in his ability” to lead
            the Department of Justice. “He was disappointed...

Posted: 2 days ago

A day after a newspaper interview in which President Donald Trump raised questions about his choice for the job of Attorney General, the White House expressed public support for Jeff Sessions, saying Mr. Trump “has confidence in his ability” to lead the Department of Justice. “He was disappointed...
Trump presses for action as GOP talks resume on health care bill
 Changing his mind yet again on health care, President Donald Trump on Wednesday directly urged Republicans in the Senate to
            keep searching for a deal on a bill to overhaul the Obama health law, spurring a new flurry of negotiations among GOP Senators,
            as top Republicans vowed to hold a vote next week to start debate...

Posted: 3 days ago

Changing his mind yet again on health care, President Donald Trump on Wednesday directly urged Republicans in the Senate to keep searching for a deal on a bill to overhaul the Obama health law, spurring a new flurry of negotiations among GOP Senators, as top Republicans vowed to hold a vote next week to start debate...
Trump kicks off first meeting of panel on voter fraud
 President Donald Trump gave his strong support to a special commission tasked with uncovering voter fraud in the United States,
            telling the first meeting of the group that it’s time to find out more about illegal votes possibly “canceling out the votes
            of lawful American citizens.” “Any form...

Posted: 3 days ago

President Donald Trump gave his strong support to a special commission tasked with uncovering voter fraud in the United States, telling the first meeting of the group that it’s time to find out more about illegal votes possibly “canceling out the votes of lawful American citizens.” “Any form...
No Senate vote on GOP health care plan until at least next week
 With GOP efforts in Congress on hold to overhaul the Obama health law, Republican leaders threatened to force wayward GOP
            Senators to go on the record and publicly record their vote in opposition to plans to repeal chunks of the Obama health law,
            but such a health care showdown on the Senate floor was put off until...

Posted: 4 days ago

With GOP efforts in Congress on hold to overhaul the Obama health law, Republican leaders threatened to force wayward GOP Senators to go on the record and publicly record their vote in opposition to plans to repeal chunks of the Obama health law, but such a health care showdown on the Senate floor was put off until...
GOP backup plan on health care quickly runs aground in Senate
 Republican efforts to pass legislation to overhaul the Obama health law quickly collapsed on Tuesday, as more than enough
            GOP Senators signaled that they would not support a plan from Senate leaders to pass a plan to repeal large chunks of Obamacare,
            but not immediately approve any legislation to replace that health...

Posted: 4 days ago

Republican efforts to pass legislation to overhaul the Obama health law quickly collapsed on Tuesday, as more than enough GOP Senators signaled that they would not support a plan from Senate leaders to pass a plan to repeal large chunks of Obamacare, but not immediately approve any legislation to replace that health...
GOP changes plan in scramble to save health care bill
 Republicans arrived at work on Tuesday morning with a GOP effort to overhaul the Obama health law at its most vulnerable point
            in 2017, a day after two Republican Senators jointly announced their opposition, leading Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
            to switch tactics, vowing to bring up a plan similar to one that...

Posted: 5 days ago

Republicans arrived at work on Tuesday morning with a GOP effort to overhaul the Obama health law at its most vulnerable point in 2017, a day after two Republican Senators jointly announced their opposition, leading Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to switch tactics, vowing to bring up a plan similar to one that...
GOP health care bill suffers major setback as two Senate Republicans announce opposition
 The White House push to approve a bill to overhaul the Obama health law suffered a major setback Monday night, as two more
            GOP Senators announced their opposition to the plan, effectively sending Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell back to the
            drawing board in his effort to find a magic formula that can attract...

Posted: 5 days ago

The White House push to approve a bill to overhaul the Obama health law suffered a major setback Monday night, as two more GOP Senators announced their opposition to the plan, effectively sending Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell back to the drawing board in his effort to find a magic formula that can attract...