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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. Steele was a candidate for chair of the Republican National Committee in 2009.
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. Steele was a candidate for chair of the Republican National Committee in 2009. « Show less

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  • Michael Steele: 'Partied my behind off'

     
    by Mark Silva Michael Steele, chairman of the Republican National Committee and onetime lieutenant governor of Maryland, was not always a high-achiever. He once got kicked out of Johns Hopkins University, he allows, because of some hard-partying. "I...
  • Steele: GOP's head 'out of the sand'

     
    by Mark Silva Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele, looking at the dwindling share of the public that the GOP is attracting in national politics, says it's time for his party to get its head "out of the sand'' and......
  • Obama's stimulus: First 100 days, 'spin?'

     
    by Mark Silva In the first 100 days of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act -- a.k.a. the $787-billion economic stimulus act -- the White House maintains that 150,000 jobs already have been saved or created. The GOP, whose House......
  • Republicans leaderless, Gallup suggests

     
    by Mark Silva Republicans appear leaderless. Asked to identify the spokesman for their party, nearly half of all Republicans surveyed either cannot name one or say there is none. Radio's Rush Limbaugh, former Vice President Dick Cheney and former House......
  • GOP: 'Government-run healthcare'

     
    by Mark Silva While the Obama administration insists that it is not promoting a government-run healthcare program with the reforms that it is seeking this summer, the Republican Party is staking out the territory that insists: This is exactly what......
  • Sarah Palin: Storm coordinates

     
    by Mark Silva "The storm that is the honorable governor of the great state of Alaska'' gets a full weather report in Todd Purdum's lengthy and luxuriously written look at the past and possible future of the Republican who may......
  • Romney's rehab, Palin's remaining divide

     
    by Mark Silva Republican Mitt Romney has rehabilitated a tattered image following the long campaign in which he sought his party's presidential nomination last year. Republican Sarah Palin still suffers from a sharply divided opinion of her among the...
  • Sarah Palin finished in Alaska, but DC?

     
    by Mark Silva and updated Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is stepping down, announcing suddenly today that she will pursue other means of having an impact in the public arena, fueling speculation about her intentions for another bid for national office.......
  • Sarah Palin: 'Time-out or flame-out?'

     
    by Mark Silva Sarah Palin's stunning declaration of independence from "politics as usual,'' standing up for her "beloved state of Alaska'' while standing down as governor 18 months before the end of her first term, has been interpreted variously as......
  • Real World D.C.: Meet Ty Ruff of Baltimore

     
    I've been hearing chatter for weeks now about how a guy named Ty from Baltimore was one of the eight people picked to live in the Real World D.C. house (at 2000 S St. N.W.), work together, have their lives......
  • Obama: Healthcare 'urgent,' no 'Waterloo'

     
    by Mark Silva and Christi Parsons President Barack Obama, calling the need for healthcare reform "urgent'' and "indisputable,'' said today that it is not his own political fortune which is at stake, but rather the health of the nation's economy.......