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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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  • Tropical Storm Isaac Was Long Overdue, One Forecaster Warned

    Tropical Storm Isaac Was Long Overdue, One Forecaster Warned
    As thousands of Republicans, press and protesters hunker down for at least a glancing blow from Tropical Storm Isaac, it's not a bad time to ask: What were Republican National Convention organizers thinking? Why would they put their presidential...
  • Twitterverse offers mixed reaction to O'Malley speech

    As Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley took the stage at the Democratic National Convention last night, pundits in the audience dug out their smart phones and provided insta-analysis on Twitter. The feedback was not entirely positive. Some of the criticism...
  • Robocall incident should spur changes

    In the weeks leading up to the Maryland gubernatorial election in 2006, the campaign of then-Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.commissioned and distributed "voter guides" which were, in fact, filled with misinformation. The leaflets falsely implied that Mr....
  • Ehrlich columns twist the facts to make their point

    With all due respect to Sun columnist and former governorRobert L. Ehrlich Jr., I am continually dismayed by his right-wing rhetoric. It's not just that his opinions differ from mine; I can accept that. It's rather the mind set that allows him to tell...
  • Letters to the editor

    Such a deal Re “For the Navy, top-deck digs,” Feb. 2 I'm all in favor of providing above-average living accommodations -- such as Pacific Beacon, the high-rise apartments at Naval Base San Diego -- to military personnel. However, I have to...
  • 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...
  • Steele: GOP's head 'out of the sand'

     
    by Mark Silva Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele, looking at the dwindling share of the public that the GOP is attracting in national politics, says it's time for his party to get its head "out of the sand'' and......
  • Obama's stimulus: First 100 days, 'spin?'

     
    by Mark Silva In the first 100 days of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act -- a.k.a. the $787-billion economic stimulus act -- the White House maintains that 150,000 jobs already have been saved or created. The GOP, whose House......
  • Republicans leaderless, Gallup suggests

     
    by Mark Silva Republicans appear leaderless. Asked to identify the spokesman for their party, nearly half of all Republicans surveyed either cannot name one or say there is none. Radio's Rush Limbaugh, former Vice President Dick Cheney and former House......
  • GOP: 'Government-run healthcare'

     
    by Mark Silva While the Obama administration insists that it is not promoting a government-run healthcare program with the reforms that it is seeking this summer, the Republican Party is staking out the territory that insists: This is exactly what......
  • Sarah Palin: Storm coordinates

     
    by Mark Silva "The storm that is the honorable governor of the great state of Alaska'' gets a full weather report in Todd Purdum's lengthy and luxuriously written look at the past and possible future of the Republican who may......