Jamie Dupree’s Washington Insider

Feds release new batch of Hillary Clinton emails

9:24 pm Aug. 31, 2015

The State Department on Monday night released 7,000 pages of emails from Hillary Clinton’s time as Secretary of State, the fourth batch of electronic correspondence made public under orders from a federal judge, this time

Feds cite 1947 law for Mt. McKinley name change

7:58 pm Aug. 30, 2015

On the eve of a three day visit by President Obama, the Obama Administration announced on Sunday that the federal government will use powers from a 1947 law to change the name of Alaska’s tallest

Clinton, Trump lead in new Q poll

6:01 am Aug. 27, 2015

The latest poll from Quinnipiac University confirms the continuing surge in the Republican race for Donald Trump and shows that while Hillary Clinton still leads the race on the Democratic side, her margin has been

White House praises both Clinton, Biden

4:13 pm Aug. 26, 2015

The White House on Wednesday publicly praised both Vice President Joe Biden and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, sidestepping questions from reporters about the race for the Democratic Party nomination, and whether President Obama will support one over the other.

“First of all, the Vice President has not indicated whether or not he’s going to run, so it’s unclear it’s a question anybody is going to have to answer, let

Trump tangles with Univision reporter over immigration

8:42 pm Aug. 25, 2015

During a news conference in Dubuque, Iowa, GOP frontrunner Donald Trump steadfastly defended his immigration plans when challenged by a reporter from the Spanish language network Univision, again vowing to send millions of people back to their home countries who are here in the United States illegally.

“We’re going to do it in a very humane fashion,” Trump said to Jorge Ramos of Univision. “I have a bigger heart than

Trump feuds with Fox News again

12:33 pm Aug. 25, 2015

In the wake of a fresh social media attack by Donald Trump against Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly, Fox News chief Roger Ailes publicly fired back at Trump on Tuesday, saying his news network’s anchors

White House praises Biden amid speculation on 2016 bid

2:20 pm Aug. 24, 2015

As President Obama and Vice President Biden had lunch on Monday afternoon, the White House did not exactly throw cold water on the idea of a bid for the Democratic nomination for President by Biden, as speculation mounted in Washington over whether the Veep would get into the 2016 race.

“The President has indicated his view that the decision he made, seven years ago now, to add Joe Biden to the

Democrats rally behind Iran nuclear deal

8:33 pm Aug. 23, 2015

The Senate’s top Democrat on Sunday announced his support for the Iran nuclear deal, further strengthening President Obama’s effort to overcome opposition to the agreement in the Congress, and even raising the chance that Democrats

IG Report: Feds did not defy immigration injunction

7:50 am Aug. 13, 2015

A new report from an internal government watchdog says federal officials did not deliberately violate a court injunction against President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, as the review found a series of internal errors wrongly led to the issuing of extended work permits for certain immigrants in the U.S. illegally.

“We determined that a combination of factors led to the production of about 2,000 of these 3-year EADs (Employment Authorization Documents),”

Trump swallows August GOP agenda

7:47 pm Aug. 12, 2015

When lawmakers in Congress left Washington, D.C. for their summer break, there was a lot of talk about how the GOP would be using the August break to rally Republican voters back home on a