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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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  • 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...
  • Wednesday's Republican National Convention schedule

    The speeches and program activities for the Republican National Convention on Wednesday. All times are local for St. Paul, Minn. Program starts at 6 p.m. PT. 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. (local time; 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. PT) Speakers: Anne Beiler; Sen. Norm Coleman,...
  • Notre Dame 'inappropriate:' Steele

     
    by Mark Silva The honorary degree that President Barack Obama will draw today from the University of Notre Dame, where he is delivering a disputed commencement address, is "inappropriate,'' according to the chairman of the Republican National Committee....
  • Michael Steele: Gun-grabbing Democrats

     
    by Mark Silva Michael Steele, chairman of the Republican National Commitee, dropped in on the National Rifle Association's "Celebration of American Values'" (assault weapons, 15-round ammo clips, 9 mm semi-automatics, etc.) Leadership Forum in Phoenix...
  • 'Democrat Socialist Party' shelved: RNC

     
    by Mark Silva Remember that "Democrat Socialist Party?'' Forget it. Members of the Republican National Committee today have shelved a proposal to name the Democratic Party -- presuming they had the standing to name another party -- the Democrat Socialist....
  • Colin Powell: 'Still a Republican'

     
    by Mike Dorning Former Secretary of State Colin Powell warned todayPthat ideological conservatives and particularly radio commentator Rush Limbaugh have gained a hold over the Republican party that risks driving the GOP into an extended exile from power....
  • Republican call: 'Class' and 'socialism'

     
    by Mark Silva A take-away note for the evening here -- you know, it's pass-the-pretzels time somewhere in the world, and worth chewing on some of the words that Michael Steele, chairman of the Republican National Committee, shared with his......
  • Missing link: Ready for prime time, '12?

     
    by Mark Silva As is fitting for the modern media world in which we live, the 47-million-year-old fossil of a primate hailed as "the missing link'' in human evolution, indeed he "Holy Grail'' of archeaology, already has a book deal,......
  • Michael Steele: 'Honeymoon is over'

     
    by Mark Silva "The era of apologizing for Republican mistakes of the past is now officially over,'' Michael Steele, chairman of the Republican National Committee, told state party chairmen today at an assembly at a Potomac Riverfront convention center....
  • Michael Steele: 'Partied my behind off'

     
    by Mark Silva Michael Steele, chairman of the Republican National Committee and onetime lieutenant governor of Maryland, was not always a high-achiever. He once got kicked out of Johns Hopkins University, he allows, because of some hard-partying. "I...
  • 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......