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Michael Steele

Michael Steele
Michael Steele is the former lieutenant governor of Maryland under Gov. Robert Ehrlich. Steele became lieutenant governor in 2003 and served until 2007 when Gov. Martin O'Malley was elected. Steele ran for the U.S. Senate in 2006 for a seat being vacated by Paul Sarbanes, but lost to Ben Cardin. After leaving state office, Steele served as chair of the Republican National Committee.
Michael Steele is the former lieutenant governor of Maryland under Gov. Robert Ehrlich. Steele became lieutenant governor in 2003 and served until 2007 when Gov. Martin O'Malley was elected. Steele ran for the U.S. Senate in 2006 for a seat being vacated by Paul Sarbanes, but lost to Ben Cardin. After leaving state office, Steele served as chair of the Republican National Committee. « Show less

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  • Right Stuff: Time is now for African-American senator from Maryland

    Right Stuff: Time is now for African-American senator from Maryland
    U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski’s announcement that she will retire at the end of her fifth term has set off intense speculation as to who will replace her. Potential candidates from both parties have been dissected, and political handicappers are busy...
  • Former Ehrlich attorney considers Senate run

    Former Ehrlich attorney considers Senate run
    An attorney and former legal aide to Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. told supporters in an email Wednesday he is considering a run for Senate in Maryland -- adding his name to a relatively short list of Republicans who are considering the contest....
  • Is civility a lost art?

    Is civility a lost art?
    It is more than 50 years since Emily Post, the guru of etiquette, passed away. Has civility passed away with her? When Speaker of the House John Boehner referred to the president's legislation as "crap," I began to wonder. In "The Promise," his best-...
  • 'The Nightly Show' introduces its newest contributor, Hand Gun

    'The Nightly Show' introduces its newest contributor, Hand Gun
    If Conan O'Brien could have Triumph the Insult Comic Dog and Jon Stewart could have the Michael Steele puppet, then it stands to reason that Larry Wilmore, host of "The Nightly Show," should have his own inanimate contributor. And on Tuesday, he got it...
  • Sen. Barbara Mikulski won't seek sixth term

    Sen. Barbara Mikulski won't seek sixth term
    Senator Barbara A. Mikulski announced her retirement Monday in Baltimore. Mikulski, speaking at the podium by herself, said she spent considerable time thinking about how she wanted to spend the next two years and ultimately decided she didn't want to...
  • Charlie Hebdo editor, Marco Rubio: Sunday guests

    Charlie Hebdo editor, Marco Rubio: Sunday guests
    British Prime Minister David Cameron and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will be among the guests this weekend on CBS' "Face the Nation." The program starts at 10:30 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Other guests are White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer and...
  • Embrace civil liberties, GOP

    Embrace civil liberties, GOP
    As is tradition, the New Year has sparked a wave of resolutions. As a declaration of our aspirations, resolutions help us plot a course to self-improvement for success and longer, healthier lives. In that vein, if the Republican Party hopes to...
  • Race, party favors and early voting key in Md. governor's battle

    Race, party favors and early voting key in Md. governor's battle
    The Maryland gubernatorial race is closer than many pundits, myself included, had expected. Whoever wins Tuesday, we can take away at least five lessons from the contest between Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Republican businessman Larry Hogan....
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: Saturday Night Live

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 2 - 8, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Doctor Who As the Doctor and Missy (Peter...
  • Rand Paul, Mitt Romney, Kaci Hickox: Sunday guests

    Rand Paul, Mitt Romney, Kaci Hickox: Sunday guests
    UPDATED: Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., will be a guest this weekend on NBC's "Meet the Press, CBS' "Face the Nation" and CNN's "State of the Union." The Sunday guest list: Mitt Romney and Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., are guests on "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on...
  • Ben Affleck 'Real Time' flap: Liability for 'Gone Girl' or nonissue?

    Ben Affleck 'Real Time' flap: Liability for 'Gone Girl' or nonissue?
    Ben Affleck had a busy weekend, to say the least. The "Gone Girl" star saw his marital murder mystery open in a pitched box-office battle, while critics and cultural commentators debated the film's artistic merits and the Internet buzzed over whether...