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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

Now for the details – Republicans move to forge Obamacare replacement

Posted: 11 hours ago

With quick action by the House and Senate in the first two weeks of this year to approve a budget outline allowing for expedited action on plans to repeal chunks of the Obama health law, now comes the much more difficult part for Republicans, forging legislation that will not only get to President Trump’s desk – but also work...
House gives final approval to first GOP step to repeal Obamacare
 Amid a hailstorm of verbal broadsides, Republicans in the House joined the Senate in approving a plan that lays the ground work for future GOP efforts to repeal the Obama health law, as Democrats accused the GOP trying to take away health care insurance coverage from millions of Americans. The 227-198 vote was mainly along party lines, as...

Posted: 2 days ago

Amid a hailstorm of verbal broadsides, Republicans in the House joined the Senate in approving a plan that lays the ground work for future GOP efforts to repeal the Obama health law, as Democrats accused the GOP trying to take away health care insurance coverage from millions of Americans. The 227-198 vote was mainly along party lines, as...
Justice Department watchdog to review FBI, DOJ handling of Clinton email probe
 In a surprise announcement, the Inspector General of the Justice Department on Thursday laid out plans to review allegations of misconduct surrounding the handling of the investigation into the emails of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, looking at everything from the actions of top officials to questions about the release of certain...

Posted: 3 days ago

In a surprise announcement, the Inspector General of the Justice Department on Thursday laid out plans to review allegations of misconduct surrounding the handling of the investigation into the emails of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, looking at everything from the actions of top officials to questions about the release of certain...
Trump pick for Defense Secretary takes hard line on Russia

Posted: 3 days ago

In his confirmation hearing before the U.S. Senate, retired Marine General James Mattis said he had stark concerns about Russia, directly labeling that country an adversary of America, and accusing Russian leader Vladimir Putin of having one main goal with regards to the United States. “The most important thing is that we recognize...
Senate takes first step on GOP road to repeal Obamacare

Posted: 4 days ago

In a flurry of votes that stretched into the early hours of Thursday, Republicans in the U.S. Senate forced through a budget outline that envisions the repeal of the Obama health law, as GOP lawmakers took the first step of what is expected to be a politically difficult effort to reverse President Obama’s signature legislative achievement...
Trump tees off on news media in first post-election news conference
 President-Elect Donald Trump’s news conference had only been over for a few minutes when an email arrived from one of my bosses, asking me to write a story about the clash between the next President and the press. “I’d really like to read your take,” the email said. My basic take would be this – President-Elect...

Posted: 4 days ago

President-Elect Donald Trump’s news conference had only been over for a few minutes when an email arrived from one of my bosses, asking me to write a story about the clash between the next President and the press. “I’d really like to read your take,” the email said. My basic take would be this – President-Elect...
Trump sets out plan to have sons run family businesses while he is President

Posted: 4 days ago

President-Elect Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that he will give control of his business empire to two of his adult sons, and put other assets in a trust, in a bid to ward off criticism about possible conflicts of interest when he enters the Oval Office as President later this month. In his first formal news conference since July, Mr...
Obama urges Americans to get involved to foster future change
 In a farewell address from his adopted home town of Chicago, President Barack Obama called on Americans of all stripes to remain engaged in the political process, arguing it’s the best way to embrace the constant change that he says “has been America’s hallmark.” “I leave this stage tonight even more optimistic...

Posted: 5 days ago

In a farewell address from his adopted home town of Chicago, President Barack Obama called on Americans of all stripes to remain engaged in the political process, arguing it’s the best way to embrace the constant change that he says “has been America’s hallmark.” “I leave this stage tonight even more optimistic...
US officials: Russia hacked GOP election data, but did not release it

Posted: 5 days ago

Several days after the release of a report on election meddling by Russian intelligence, U.S. Intelligence officials told Senators that Russia also targeted Republican groups and the Republican National Committee, but unlike the materials taken from Democratic officials, Moscow did not publicly release any of that material. “There were...
Sessions vows to recuse himself on further investigations of Hillary Clinton

Posted: 5 days ago

In his Senate confirmation hearing for the job of Attorney General in a Trump Administration, Sen. Jeff Session (R-AL) told his colleagues that he would not involve himself in any further investigations of email questions involving former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. “Mr. Chairman, it was a highly contentious campaign,&rdquo...