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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • New GOP big whacks longtime GOP radio big

     
    Radio declaimer Rush Limbagh has come under some kind of attack from new RNC Chairman Michael Steele, which has the potential to turn into a WWF-style grudge match. As reported here by Politico, Steele in a TV interview described......
  • Bobby Jindal: Obama 'greatest' speaker

     
    by Mark Silva Bobby Jindal, the Louisiana governor who suffered no end of ribbing for his response to President Barack Obama's address to Congress last week, admits, flat out, that Obama is a better speaker. "Let's be clear, the president......
  • This a Rush to judgment, or was Steele offended?

     
    Gee, who knows -- do you suppose Michael Steele, now the first African-American chairman of the Republican Party, didn't especially enjoy that "Magic Negro" campaign-time number on Democrat Barack Obama, the first African American major-party presidential...
  • Obama man pokes GOP on Limbaugh

     
    David Plouffe, who managed President Barack Obama's presidential campaign, in 2007. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) by Frank James Democrats are obviously beside themselves with glee about the way congressional and national Republicans have tied...
  • Michael Steele: Limbaugh 'distraction'

     
    by Mark Silva It's unanimous: The Republicans lost. Now it's time to pick up the pieces. "We got a drubbing in the last two elections,'' Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele said this morning. "We've got a lot of work......