Jamie Dupree’s Washington Insider

Trump urges immigration focus as he starts latest campaign swing

9:30 am Oct. 18, 2018

Expressing confidence in recent days about the impact of his work for GOP candidates in the 2018 mid-term elections for Congress, President Donald Trump starts a swing out west on Thursday to help Republican efforts to maintain control of the U.S. Senate, as he tries to make the issue of illegal immigration more central to the final days of the 2018 campaign, as the President threatened to use U.S. military

In race for U.S. House, Democrats grab money momentum

9:00 pm Oct. 16, 2018

As Democrats try to wrest control of the U.S. House from Republicans in the November elections, the latest fundraising figures from around the nation clearly show dozens of Democratic candidates pulling in more money in the third quarter of this year than their Republican opponents in key House races, providing Democrats with some financial momentum going into the final weeks of the 2018 campaign.

The “green wave” of money certainly doesn’t

Conflicting signs with 3 weeks to Election Day

4:00 am Oct. 16, 2018

From Culpeper, Virginia –

In a microcosm of the battle being fought nationally for control of the U.S. House, Rep. Dave Brat (R-VA) sparred at a debate here Monday night with his Democratic challenger, Abigail

Trump to visit areas hit by Hurricane Michael next week

4:00 am Oct. 11, 2018

As Hurricane Michael continued to barge its way inland overnight, the White House said President Donald Trump would visit areas damaged by the storm early next week, as the President expressed confidence that his administration would be able to deal with the needs of damaged communities in Florida, Alabama and Georgia.

“We have massive amounts of food and water that gets brought in immediately as it’s leaving. I mean, literally,

Ex-staffer accused of doxing Senators due in court on Tuesday

4:00 am Oct. 9, 2018

The former Democratic Congressional staffer accused by police of publishing home addresses and phone numbers of Republican Senators during the nomination fight over Justice Brett Kavanaugh will go before a federal magistrate judge Tuesday afternoon

Trump poised for Senate victory on Kavanaugh nomination

4:00 am Oct. 6, 2018

After weeks of wrenching debate, President Donald Trump stands on the edge of a major political victory, as the Senate on Saturday is expected to give narrow approval to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, elevating the federal appeals court judge following an acrimonious debate over his judicial philosophy, past political work, and allegations of sexual misconduct.

“Judge Kavanaugh is a nominee of the highest caliber,” said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell,