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

DACA deal on sidelines as GOP floats new short term funding plan to avoid shutdown
 Waving off a push by Democrats to force action this week on a compromise over the future of illegal immigrant “Dreamers,”
            Republicans in Congress said they wanted to wait for further negotiations on DACA, as House GOP leaders unveiled a short term
            funding plan that would keep the federal government running...

Posted: 3 hours ago

Waving off a push by Democrats to force action this week on a compromise over the future of illegal immigrant “Dreamers,” Republicans in Congress said they wanted to wait for further negotiations on DACA, as House GOP leaders unveiled a short term funding plan that would keep the federal government running...
Senators spar over Trump’s words while trying to save DACA negotiations
 Still battling over what President Donald Trump did – or didn’t – say during a tense White House immigration meeting last
            week with lawmakers, Senators used a hearing with the Homeland Security Secretary on Tuesday to publicly appeal for compromise
            on DACA and a series of politically difficult immigration...

Posted: 13 hours ago

Still battling over what President Donald Trump did – or didn’t – say during a tense White House immigration meeting last week with lawmakers, Senators used a hearing with the Homeland Security Secretary on Tuesday to publicly appeal for compromise on DACA and a series of politically difficult immigration...
Congress faces tricky political week as shutdown fight looms
 With a temporary funding plan for Uncle Sam set to run out Friday night, there was no clear path forward as yet for Congress
            and the White House, as the President and Democrats remained on a collision course over efforts to secure a deal on spending
            levels for the 2018 federal budget, as well as an agreement on the...

Posted: a day ago

With a temporary funding plan for Uncle Sam set to run out Friday night, there was no clear path forward as yet for Congress and the White House, as the President and Democrats remained on a collision course over efforts to secure a deal on spending levels for the 2018 federal budget, as well as an agreement on the...
Four days from shutdown deadline, no deals in sight on budget or DACA
 President Donald Trump on Monday once again charged that Democrats in Congress were trying to force a government shutdown
            later this week by refusing to negotiate an acceptable budget deal for the military, and by not budging on what to do with
            hundreds of thousands of younger illegal immigrants in the U.S. under the...

Posted: a day ago

President Donald Trump on Monday once again charged that Democrats in Congress were trying to force a government shutdown later this week by refusing to negotiate an acceptable budget deal for the military, and by not budging on what to do with hundreds of thousands of younger illegal immigrants in the U.S. under the...
Trump blasts Democrats over immigration as feds resume DACA renewals
 With a federal court order from last week temporarily blocking President Donald Trump’s move to rescind the Deferred Action
            for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the immigration agency in charge of that effort announced that it would again accept
            applications to renew DACA requests, as President Trump chided...

Posted: 2 days ago

With a federal court order from last week temporarily blocking President Donald Trump’s move to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the immigration agency in charge of that effort announced that it would again accept applications to renew DACA requests, as President Trump chided...
Hawaiian officials demand answers after false alarm of missile attack
 The state of Hawaii was jolted Saturday morning by a warning of an imminent incoming missile attack, which was sent to cell
            phones, and local television and radio stations, as it took almost 40 minutes for officials to confirm that it was a false
            alarm. “What happened today was totally inexcusable,” said...

Posted: 3 days ago

The state of Hawaii was jolted Saturday morning by a warning of an imminent incoming missile attack, which was sent to cell phones, and local television and radio stations, as it took almost 40 minutes for officials to confirm that it was a false alarm. “What happened today was totally inexcusable,” said...
Five reasons why $1 trillion deficits may not be far away for Uncle Sam
 It wasn’t that long ago that Republicans denounced four consecutive yearly deficits of over $1 trillion during the Obama Administration,
            but now that the GOP is fully in charge of the White House and Congress, it’s possible the deficit may be heading back into
            the territory of that very large figure. The...

Posted: 3 days ago

It wasn’t that long ago that Republicans denounced four consecutive yearly deficits of over $1 trillion during the Obama Administration, but now that the GOP is fully in charge of the White House and Congress, it’s possible the deficit may be heading back into the territory of that very large figure. The...
Trump faces more criticism from Congress over remarks on immigration
 A day after lawmakers said President Donald Trump had used vulgar language during a White House meeting to question why the
            United States accepted immigrants from Africa and the island of Haiti, Democrats in Congress denounced what they said was
            hateful rhetoric by the President, while two GOP Senators who were at...

Posted: 4 days ago

A day after lawmakers said President Donald Trump had used vulgar language during a White House meeting to question why the United States accepted immigrants from Africa and the island of Haiti, Democrats in Congress denounced what they said was hateful rhetoric by the President, while two GOP Senators who were at...
Trump calls DACA deal by group of Senators a “big step backwards”
 Throwing cold water on a bipartisan immigration agreement hatched by a group of six Senators, President Donald Trump on Friday
            again said that any immigration deal aimed at helping illegal immigrant “Dreamers” must do more to stop people from trying
            to illegally enter the United States in the future. &ldquo...

Posted: 4 days ago

Throwing cold water on a bipartisan immigration agreement hatched by a group of six Senators, President Donald Trump on Friday again said that any immigration deal aimed at helping illegal immigrant “Dreamers” must do more to stop people from trying to illegally enter the United States in the future. &ldquo...
DACA talks continue, but no final deal yet that has the backing of President Trump
 Even as a group of six Senators said they had their own agreement, and key lawmakers in both parties in Congress expressed
            hope for a bipartisan plan to shield illegal immigrant “Dreamers” from deportation, there was still no deal on Thursday which
            had won the final support of President Donald Trump, as...

Posted: 5 days ago

Even as a group of six Senators said they had their own agreement, and key lawmakers in both parties in Congress expressed hope for a bipartisan plan to shield illegal immigrant “Dreamers” from deportation, there was still no deal on Thursday which had won the final support of President Donald Trump, as...
Overcoming Trump tweets, House votes to renew foreign surveillance powers
 Hours after President Donald Trump roiled the waters on Capitol Hill by criticizing a surveillance tool used by U.S. Intelligence,
            lawmakers in the House joined in a strong bipartisan vote to reauthorize part of the law which lets spy agencies gather information
            on overseas foreign intelligence targets. In a morning...

Posted: 5 days ago

Hours after President Donald Trump roiled the waters on Capitol Hill by criticizing a surveillance tool used by U.S. Intelligence, lawmakers in the House joined in a strong bipartisan vote to reauthorize part of the law which lets spy agencies gather information on overseas foreign intelligence targets. In a morning...