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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

Top Michael Steele Articles

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  • Emanuel top partisan since Nixon's SOB?

     
    by Frank James Michael Steele, chair of the Republican National Committee, wanted to trash talk Democrats over the weekend. So he singled out Rahm Emanuel, White House chief of staff, and came up with what was meant to be one......
  • Obama: 'A destiny of our own making'

     
    by Mark Silva "I don't want to pretend that today marks the end of our economic problems,'' President Barack Obama said today, calling the $787-billion economic stimulus bill that he signed "the beginning of the first steps to set our......
  • Michael Steele, Tavis Smiley and press

     
    by Mark Silva The GOP is making hay of the fact that Michael Steele, chairman of the Republican National Committee, will attend the 10th annual "State of the Black Union'' forum staged by commentator Tavis Smiley of radio and TV......
  • Obama: 'Tougher for African Americans'

     
    by Mark Silva "Tough times for America often mean tougher times for African Americans,'' President Barack Obama says. "This recession has been no exception. The unemployment rate among black Americans is a full five points higher than the rate among......
  • McCain: GOP lost 'big-time,' must rally

     
    by Mark Silva Sen. John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee, says his party has lost two elections in a row - "big-time'' - and it's time to rally anew. On the spat that radio's Rush Limbaugh has stirred with......
  • Sarah Palin? 'Nope, nope,' Rush Limbaugh

     
    by Mark Silva If a picture is worth 1,000 "I hope he fails,'' a commercial works too. Americans United for Change, the union-backed Democratic organization that already has been having some ad-fun with the opposition, offers a new ad for......
  • Limbaugh vs. Obama: So who won?

     
    by Mark Silva Has the dust settled enough from the dust-up over Radio Rush Limbaugh's "I want Barack Obama to fail'' saga to determine who won? In what the New York Daily News dubbed "an elephant-on-elephant slapfest,'' have either the......
  • New GOP big whacks longtime GOP radio big

     
    Radio declaimer Rush Limbagh has come under some kind of attack from new RNC Chairman Michael Steele, which has the potential to turn into a WWF-style grudge match. As reported here by Politico, Steele in a TV interview described......
  • Bobby Jindal: Obama 'greatest' speaker

     
    by Mark Silva Bobby Jindal, the Louisiana governor who suffered no end of ribbing for his response to President Barack Obama's address to Congress last week, admits, flat out, that Obama is a better speaker. "Let's be clear, the president......
  • This a Rush to judgment, or was Steele offended?

     
    Gee, who knows -- do you suppose Michael Steele, now the first African-American chairman of the Republican Party, didn't especially enjoy that "Magic Negro" campaign-time number on Democrat Barack Obama, the first African American major-party presidential...
  • Obama man pokes GOP on Limbaugh

     
    David Plouffe, who managed President Barack Obama's presidential campaign, in 2007. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) by Frank James Democrats are obviously beside themselves with glee about the way congressional and national Republicans have tied...