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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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  • Shad Plank: Obama versus Hillary Clinton redux

    Democrat Brian Moran's new radio ad dives back into the protracted primary clash between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama — hitting Terry McAuliffe for guiding Clinton's campaign. Moran, McAuliffe and Sen. Creigh Deeds are all running for...
  • Words

    Words are moving targets. RNC Chair Michael Steele said "honest injun" while plugging his book on TV. Last March President Obama mocked his own bowling ability as "Special Olympics." The predictable conversations and news coverage followed. The Obama...
  • Obama says Nobel Peace Prize is 'a call to action'

    Obama says Nobel Peace Prize is 'a call to action'
    President Obama, who has pledged to place diplomacy ahead of confrontation and reached out to a skeptical world with offers of mutual understanding, was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace today for what the Nobel committee called "his extraordinary efforts...
  • Michael Steele gets off to a rocky start as GOP chairman

    The media have piled on poor Michael Steele. From Rush Limbaugh's radio network to the columns of The Baltimore Sun, the Republican national chairman got pummeled for his dumb remark on a comedy show that nobody watches. A few days after Steele's...
  • Maryland Politics blog: All Michael Steele

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  • "Franklin Delano Roosevelt" by Alan Brinkley

    "Franklin Delano Roosevelt" by Alan Brinkley
    "Franklin Delano Roosevelt" By Alan Brinkley Oxford University Press, $12.95, 129 pages FDR At a time of crisis in the American economy, one critic of federal programs charges the administration with stumbling "into philosophies which lead to the...
  • 10 things you might not know about Republicans

    10 things you might not know about Republicans
    When our forefathers threw off their Whigs and became Republicans, they could hardly have imagined that one of their party's biggest stars would call herself a "Mama Grizzly." These are heady days for the GOP, which recaptured the U.S. House this month....
  • Jindal To Promote Book In California

    Gov. Bobby Jindal is heading to California next week to promote his new book "Leadership and Crisis" in a meeting to be aired on C-SPAN. The Nov. 20 event is coordinated by the Young America's Foundation, which operates the Reagan Ranch. The Advocate...
  • RNC Chairman Steele: 'I love puppies'

     
    by Mark Silva Michael Steele, former lieutenant governor of Maryland, became the first African-American chairman of the Republican National Committee today after the party's leaders, divided during five rounds of voting, settled on a new leader. The GOP's...
  • Gingrich: Michael Steele vs. GOP 'egos'

     
    by Mark Silva Newt Gingrich, former House speaker, thinks he knows why Michael Steele, chairman of the Republican National Committee, is having some trouble fitting in. "Steele is a huge shock because he's different,'' Gingrich said on C-SPAN'S Washington...
  • N.Y. congressional test: Obama's win

     
    by Mark Silva, updated with RNC Chairman Michael Steele's statement, and with President Obama's statement at 6:45 pm EDT. In the quiet knolls of the upper Hudson River Valley where a nationally contested election played out, the contest for the......