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

GOP unveils 1,301 page plan to end partial government shutdown
 Two days after President Donald Trump unveiled his compromise plans to provide funding for his border wall in exchange for
            halting deportations for about 1 million people in the U.S. illegally under a pair of immigration programs, Senate Republicans
            on Monday night fleshed out the details as they released a 1,301 page...

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Two days after President Donald Trump unveiled his compromise plans to provide funding for his border wall in exchange for halting deportations for about 1 million people in the U.S. illegally under a pair of immigration programs, Senate Republicans on Monday night fleshed out the details as they released a 1,301 page...
Federal agencies help with jobless benefits as shutdown goes over a month
 With no evidence that a quick resolution is in sight for a partial government shutdown spurred by a dispute over funding for
            President Donald Trump’s border wall, federal agencies have started helping their workers apply for unemployment benefits
            in a bid to ease the financial pain of the shutdown, as more than...

Posted: a minute ago

With no evidence that a quick resolution is in sight for a partial government shutdown spurred by a dispute over funding for President Donald Trump’s border wall, federal agencies have started helping their workers apply for unemployment benefits in a bid to ease the financial pain of the shutdown, as more than...
“Unscheduled absences” during shutdown for airport screeners hit 10 percent
 With no end in sight to the partial government shutdown, and the possibility that 800,000 federal workers will miss another
            paycheck at the end of this week, the Trump Administration reported Monday that ‘unscheduled absences’ by TSA airport screeners
            hit 10 percent on Sunday, with that number jumping over...

Posted: 3 hours ago

With no end in sight to the partial government shutdown, and the possibility that 800,000 federal workers will miss another paycheck at the end of this week, the Trump Administration reported Monday that ‘unscheduled absences’ by TSA airport screeners hit 10 percent on Sunday, with that number jumping over...
Trump denies offering amnesty, hits Democrats over shutdown, border wall
 A day after offering Democrats a compromise designed to break an almost month-long impasse over border security funding, which
            has idled hundreds of thousands of federal government workers as a result of a partial government shutdown, President Donald
            Trump on Sunday denied that his plans amounted to ‘amnesty&rsquo...

Posted: a day ago

A day after offering Democrats a compromise designed to break an almost month-long impasse over border security funding, which has idled hundreds of thousands of federal government workers as a result of a partial government shutdown, President Donald Trump on Sunday denied that his plans amounted to ‘amnesty&rsquo...
Trump offers temporary immigration protections for wall money
 With a partial government shutdown extending into a fifth week, President Donald Trump on Saturday offered a deal to Democrats
            on immigration, setting out a plan which provides $5.7 billion for border security measures which he wants – with some of
            that money going to build a border wall – in exchange for...

Posted: 2 days ago

With a partial government shutdown extending into a fifth week, President Donald Trump on Saturday offered a deal to Democrats on immigration, setting out a plan which provides $5.7 billion for border security measures which he wants – with some of that money going to build a border wall – in exchange for...
Trump sets ‘major announcement’ Saturday on border wall fight
 After yet another day which featured no hints of progress in ending a funding fight that has to a partial government shutdown
            taking paychecks away from over 800,000 federal workers, President Donald Trump tweeted on Friday evening that he would make
            a ‘major announcement’ on Saturday about his push to...

Posted: 3 days ago

After yet another day which featured no hints of progress in ending a funding fight that has to a partial government shutdown taking paychecks away from over 800,000 federal workers, President Donald Trump tweeted on Friday evening that he would make a ‘major announcement’ on Saturday about his push to...
Shutdown stalemate continues as lawmakers bemoan ‘wasted week’
 Lawmakers in the U.S. House and Senate went home for a federal holiday weekend with no hints of any deal in a continuing dispute
            over President Donald Trump’s demand for money to build his border wall, as Democrats in the House vowed more votes on bills
            to end a funding lapse which started before Christmas, while...

Posted: 4 days ago

Lawmakers in the U.S. House and Senate went home for a federal holiday weekend with no hints of any deal in a continuing dispute over President Donald Trump’s demand for money to build his border wall, as Democrats in the House vowed more votes on bills to end a funding lapse which started before Christmas, while...
In escalating shutdown fight, Trump cancels Pelosi overseas trip
 A day after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested that President Donald Trump delay his State of the Union Address because
            of unresolved issues surrounding a partial government shutdown, the President retaliated by scrapping plans by the Speaker
            to take a group of lawmakers on an overseas trip to Belgium, Egypt and...

Posted: 4 days ago

A day after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested that President Donald Trump delay his State of the Union Address because of unresolved issues surrounding a partial government shutdown, the President retaliated by scrapping plans by the Speaker to take a group of lawmakers on an overseas trip to Belgium, Egypt and...
GROUNDHOG DAY: House votes again to end shutdown, while Senate waits
 For the eighth time in two weeks, Congress on Thursday went through a familiar round of arguments as the House approved a
            bill to re-open federal agencies which lost funding before Christmas, with Democrats demanding that Senate Republicans consider
            those measures to end a partial government shutdown, while GOP Senators...

Posted: 4 days ago

For the eighth time in two weeks, Congress on Thursday went through a familiar round of arguments as the House approved a bill to re-open federal agencies which lost funding before Christmas, with Democrats demanding that Senate Republicans consider those measures to end a partial government shutdown, while GOP Senators...
Democrats offer plan to raise federal minimum wage to $15 per hour
 With the federal minimum wage of $7.25 cents an hour unchanged for ten years, Democrats on Wednesday unveiled a plan in Congress
            to more than double that pay rate over a six year period, arguing it’s past time for lawmakers to make it easier for working
            Americans to earn enough money to support their families...

Posted: 4 days ago

With the federal minimum wage of $7.25 cents an hour unchanged for ten years, Democrats on Wednesday unveiled a plan in Congress to more than double that pay rate over a six year period, arguing it’s past time for lawmakers to make it easier for working Americans to earn enough money to support their families...
TSA: “Financial limitations” causing airport screeners not to show up for work
 After previously denouncing press reports of higher than normal absences of airport security personnel during a partial government
            shutdown as “fake news,” the Transportation Security Administration said on Wednesday that more of its employees are not showing
            up for work because of money issues caused by...

Posted: 5 days ago

After previously denouncing press reports of higher than normal absences of airport security personnel during a partial government shutdown as “fake news,” the Transportation Security Administration said on Wednesday that more of its employees are not showing up for work because of money issues caused by...