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

Amid Senate split, Dems gain in House, as vote count rolls on
 It was not a quiet weekend for elections officials around the country, as vote counting gave Democrats the edge in a Senate
            race in Arizona, while Republicans kept their leads in key races as a recount began for Senate and Governor in Florida. Meanwhile
            in the House, Democrats continued to slowly pick off more GOP...

Posted: 16 hours ago

It was not a quiet weekend for elections officials around the country, as vote counting gave Democrats the edge in a Senate race in Arizona, while Republicans kept their leads in key races as a recount began for Senate and Governor in Florida. Meanwhile in the House, Democrats continued to slowly pick off more GOP...
October was highest month for illegal immigration under President Trump
 The number of people picked up by U.S. law enforcement illegally crossing the border with Mexico surged to its highest point
            since President Donald Trump took office, as federal officials reported that 60,745 people were apprehended in October, surging
            almost 75 percent from October of 2017, as the Trump Administration...

Posted: a day ago

The number of people picked up by U.S. law enforcement illegally crossing the border with Mexico surged to its highest point since President Donald Trump took office, as federal officials reported that 60,745 people were apprehended in October, surging almost 75 percent from October of 2017, as the Trump Administration...
Election overtime – it’s controversial, but much of it is normal
 For those who watch elections in the states, and in Congress, every two years there is a familiar scenario as the votes are
            counted for days, and sometimes weeks after Election Day. It’s normal. But to a lot of average citizens who only tune in every two or four years, it seems hard to believe that three days after
    ...

Posted: 2 days ago

For those who watch elections in the states, and in Congress, every two years there is a familiar scenario as the votes are counted for days, and sometimes weeks after Election Day. It’s normal. But to a lot of average citizens who only tune in every two or four years, it seems hard to believe that three days after ...
Trump signs executive order blocking asylum for illegal immigrants
 A day after his administration set out new rules on how to deal with asylum seekers, President Donald Trump signed a new executive
            action which would not allow people who enter the United States illegally to ask for asylum, requiring anyone who wants that
            protection to petition at an official crossing along the southern...

Posted: 2 days ago

A day after his administration set out new rules on how to deal with asylum seekers, President Donald Trump signed a new executive action which would not allow people who enter the United States illegally to ask for asylum, requiring anyone who wants that protection to petition at an official crossing along the southern...
Echoes of Bush v Gore as tight Florida Senate race explodes
 Overshadowing a growing vote fight over a close Governor’s race in Georgia, the race for U.S. Senate in Florida exploded into
            political finger pointing on Thursday, as President Donald Trump stood behind Gov. Rick Scott, who joined national Republicans
            in filing a lawsuit against a south Florida county elections...

Posted: 3 days ago

Overshadowing a growing vote fight over a close Governor’s race in Georgia, the race for U.S. Senate in Florida exploded into political finger pointing on Thursday, as President Donald Trump stood behind Gov. Rick Scott, who joined national Republicans in filing a lawsuit against a south Florida county elections...
Echoes of Bush v Gore as Florida Senate race explodes
 Overshadowing a growing vote fight over a close Governor’s race in Georgia, the race for U.S. Senate in Florida exploded into
            political finger pointing on Thursday, as the President stood behind Gov. Rick Scott as he filed a lawsuit against a county
            elections chief, as Senators and top politicians in the Sunshine...

Posted: 3 days ago

Overshadowing a growing vote fight over a close Governor’s race in Georgia, the race for U.S. Senate in Florida exploded into political finger pointing on Thursday, as the President stood behind Gov. Rick Scott as he filed a lawsuit against a county elections chief, as Senators and top politicians in the Sunshine...
Trump Administration sets stage to block asylum claims by illegal immigrants
 Laying the groundwork for an announcement on illegal immigration by President Donald Trump as soon as Friday, the Trump Administration
            is rolling out new rules for how the United States will deal with immigrants who make claims of asylum, setting new regulations
            which would make it almost impossible for people who...

Posted: 3 days ago

Laying the groundwork for an announcement on illegal immigration by President Donald Trump as soon as Friday, the Trump Administration is rolling out new rules for how the United States will deal with immigrants who make claims of asylum, setting new regulations which would make it almost impossible for people who...
Flipping more GOP seats, Democrats keep adding to House majority
 With new victories in GOP House seats in the last 24 hours in New Mexico, Washington, and Georgia, and the possibility of
            others in New Jersey and California, House Democrats are slowly adding extra seats to their thin majority in the next Congress,
            as vote counting continues to play out in a number of states in the...

Posted: 4 days ago

With new victories in GOP House seats in the last 24 hours in New Mexico, Washington, and Georgia, and the possibility of others in New Jersey and California, House Democrats are slowly adding extra seats to their thin majority in the next Congress, as vote counting continues to play out in a number of states in the...
As Sessions is ousted, Democrats fear Trump will turn next to Mueller
 The sudden forced departure of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday drew howls of protest from Democrats in the
            Congress, with lawmakers expressing concern that President Donald Trump was intent on disrupting the investigation into Russian
            interference in the 2016 elections being led by Special Counsel...

Posted: 4 days ago

The sudden forced departure of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday drew howls of protest from Democrats in the Congress, with lawmakers expressing concern that President Donald Trump was intent on disrupting the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections being led by Special Counsel...
Trump basks in GOP gains in Senate, warns Democrats over investigations
 A day after Republicans added seats in the U.S. Senate but lost control of the U.S. House in national mid-term elections,
            President Donald Trump personally took credit for his party’s Senate gains, ridiculing Republican lawmakers in the House who
            refused to accept his help on the campaign trail, as he threatened...

Posted: 4 days ago

A day after Republicans added seats in the U.S. Senate but lost control of the U.S. House in national mid-term elections, President Donald Trump personally took credit for his party’s Senate gains, ridiculing Republican lawmakers in the House who refused to accept his help on the campaign trail, as he threatened...
Tale of two elections as Dems take House, GOP expands Senate majority
 Americans rendered a split verdict on the Congress under President Donald Trump, as Republicans expanded their majority in
            the Senate by knocking off a series of incumbent Democratic Senators, while Democrats strung together a series of victories
            in all corners of the country to win back the majority in the House for...

Posted: 5 days ago

Americans rendered a split verdict on the Congress under President Donald Trump, as Republicans expanded their majority in the Senate by knocking off a series of incumbent Democratic Senators, while Democrats strung together a series of victories in all corners of the country to win back the majority in the House for...