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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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  • GOP hopefuls angle for votes in televised forum

    GOP hopefuls angle for votes in televised forum
    As early voting got underway Thursday in the primary race for governor, the four Republicans competing for the GOP nomination jockeyed to present themselves as the most qualified to take on a Democrat in November. The candidates taped a final...
  • Tea party hangs on to seat at the kids' table

    The tea party, joined by right-wing populists who just don't want to take it anymore, took out House Majority Leader Eric Cantor last week, and they didn't even get a lousy T-shirt for their trouble. Before you could say "Beltway," the third-ranking...
  • Republicans search for secret to winning support from black voters

    Republicans search for secret to winning support from black voters
    Still reeling from losses they didn't expect, Republicans strategists are hoping black voters, who are the Democrats' most stalwart supporters, will help bring them future victories. "[We] must in some way, some form, recruit blacks and other...
  • Orthodontist spends funds to strengthen Republican Party

    Orthodontist spends funds to strengthen Republican Party
    Reaching middle age and achieving financial success leads some men to buy fancy cars. Others go for memberships in exclusive country clubs. Larry Kawa turned to politics. By dint of his checkbook, never-say-no personality and marketing savvy, he's...
  • Laura Neuman bets on herself again, this time as Anne Arundel county executive

    Laura Neuman bets on herself again, this time as Anne Arundel county executive
    When she entered the race to replace John R. Leopold as county executive, Laura Neuman had a far higher profile in business than she did in politics. Many of the other 15 candidates were better known. But the County Council pulled a surprise, granting her...
  • Schuh gets support from Steele in Arundel executive race

    Schuh gets support from Steele in Arundel executive race
    Del. Steve Schuh has picked up the endorsement of former lieutenant governor and Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele in his bid to become Anne Arundel County executive next year. Schuh, a two-term Republican delegate from Gibson...
  • With session over, it's fundraising season

    With session over, it's fundraising season
    With the season for legislating over in Maryland as of last Monday, the season for raising cash for campaigns has begun. For the next nine months, until the General Assembly convenes in Annapolis Jan. 8, candidates for the legislature, governorship and...
  • Michael Steele and the disease of cable commentators as candidates

    This segment of Chuck Todd's "The Daily Rundown" Monday got more media bounce than usual for the show thanks to MSNBC commentator Michael Steele sounding very serious about running for governor in Maryland. But to me, it was first and foremost the...
  • Zimmerman not guilty: Frustration aired at rallies across nation

    Zimmerman not guilty: Frustration aired at rallies across nation
    Peaceful but frustrated, demonstrators across the country gathered as the nation continued to react Sunday to a Florida jury's not-guilty verdict in the murder trial of George Zimmerman over the shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. In New York, not...
  • David Craig assembles gubernatorial campaign team

    Harford County Executive David Craig's bid for Maryland governor is gaining added momentum as a campaign manager with proven experience and strong ties to the state will oversee strategic and operational details. The new campaign manager, Paul Ellington,...
  • Filner has few defenders left amid sexual harassment charges

    Filner has few defenders left amid sexual harassment charges
    SAN DIEGO – You’d think that somewhere in a corner of this sprawling town, someone, somehow would be willing to stand up for Mayor Bob Filner, San Diego’s first Democratic mayor in 20 years. Someone who might say: “Yes,...