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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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  • 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...
  • NRA shoots itself in the foot with ‘disturbing’ commercial

     
    The National Rifle Association suffered a public-relations fiasco Friday. In light of the Newtown tragedy, the group had said it was “prepared to offer meaningful contributions to help make sure this never happens again.” But Wayne LaPierre of...
  • President Obama inauguration TV coverage

     
    Updated Jan. 20, 2013, 1:29pm CT On Monday, Jan. 21 (officially on Jan. 20), Barack Obama will be sworn in to begin his second term as President of the United States, along with Joe Biden as Vice President. The oath of office will formally be administered...
  • 2013 State of the Union: Date, time, channels for President Obama address

     
    Updated Feb. 11, 2013, 3:45pm CT President Barack Obama will be delivering the 2013 State of the Union address — the fourth of his time in office, and the first of his second term as president — to a Joint Session of Congress on Tuesday, Feb....
  • RNC chair aims to bring order to GOP's nomination battle

    RNC chair aims to bring order to GOP's nomination battle
    The chairman of the Republican National Committee said Tuesday that his party's presidential field would solidify soon and that he expected the nomination battle to be tidy enough to give the party a fighting chance against President Obama in 2012.   ----...
  • Funeral marks Schaefer's 'extraordinary life'

    Funeral marks Schaefer's 'extraordinary life'
    At a memorial service that celebrated both his landscape-altering legacy and his big-hearted if crusty-shelled persona, the William Donald Schaefer nation gathered one last time on Wednesday — friends and one-time foes alike, Maryland politicos past...
  • Daniel 'The Wig Man' Vovak dies

    Daniel 'The Wig Man' Vovak dies
    Daniel "The Wig Man" Vovak, who ran for president, the U.S. Senate and other offices wearing a Colonial-style periwig, died of cancer Saturday at Casey House hospice in Montgomery County, according to David Vovak, a brother. The Rockville resident was 39....
  • State Sen. Muse to challenge Cardin for Senate

    A Prince George's County state legislator, C. Anthony Muse, announced Thursday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate in Maryland this year, challenging Sen. Ben Cardin's bid for a second term. Muse, an African-American pastor...
  • Schurick trial: Mandel as a character witness?

    Schurick trial: Mandel as a character witness?
    Former Ehrlich aide Paul Schurick's defense in the case of a campaign robocall telling voters to "relax" and not go to the polls appears to center on the idea that he is an honest man of integrity. So one of the marquee witnesses on his behalf is:...
  • Giving back to those who make news

    During this magical time of year, I get all mushy with love and gratitude for those who give meaning to my otherwise pitiful life. Who by grace of their existence imbue my own with truth, beauty and a bottomless supply of column fodder. Blessed are the...
  • Ehrlich and The Sun: Once adversaries, now partners

    Ehrlich and The Sun: Once adversaries, now partners
    Yes, you read it right. No, it's not April Fool's. But it is a new day for The Sun and the Ehrlichs. As one might surmise, the immediate reaction among my close friends, associates and former staffers ranged from shock, to horror, to suspicion, to more...