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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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  • 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...
  • Cardin picks up ministers endorsement

    Sen. Ben Cardin won the support of the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance on Monday in his bid for a second term, the latest in a series of endorsements the Democrat hopes will secure his support with black voters in the April primary election....
  • Craig run for GOP governor nod looks like a go

    Craig run for GOP governor nod looks like a go
    David R. Craig, the two-term Republican Harford County executive, doesn't plan to make a formal announcement of his plans for 2014 until after next year's General Assembly session, but all the signs point to a run for the GOP nomination for governor....
  • Al Sharpton looks to be new host on MSNBC

    Al Sharpton looks to be new host on MSNBC
    After almost a week of speculation, it looks as if the Rev. Al Sharpton is going to be a new weeknight host on cable channel MSNBC. Sharpton, who has been filling in recent weeks on MSNBC, will reportedly be taking over the 6 p.m. timeslot that has...
  • City mayoral candidates debate campaign issues

    City mayoral candidates debate campaign issues
    Six candidates for Baltimore's highest office squared off on fixing the city's schools, boosting the economy and fighting crime at a forum hosted by one of the city's largest churches Tuesday evening. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was conspicuously...
  • Thanks for being you, Baltimore!

    Thanks for being you, Baltimore!
    The City Council president showed me his underwear. The state prosecutor let me try on Sheila Dixon’s ill-gotten mink. A state delegate swore at me for asking why she’d lied about her age. A priest denounced me from the pulpit. And David Simon...
  • Developer pays fine over election law case

    A Baltimore developer has paid a $55,000 fine to settle a case in which the Federal Election Commission found the company used corporate funds to make campaign contributions in the names of company executives during the 2006 election cycle. Edward St....
  • Herman Cain and the decline of black conservatism

    Herman Cain and the decline of black conservatism
    Not long ago, presidential candidate Herman Cain made headlines when he said blacks were brainwashed for not considering conservative ideas. On other occasions he declared that racism was no longer a problem and blamed the poor for being poor. A personal...