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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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  • Maryland black voters angry, but still back Obama

    Maryland's black communities overwhelmingly supported Barack Obama's historic rise to the presidency four years ago, but this time around, his support for same-sex marriage and the nation's continuing high unemployment are tempering African-American...
  • Daniel 'The Wig Man' Vovak dies

    Daniel 'The Wig Man' Vovak dies
    Daniel "The Wig Man" Vovak, who ran for president, the U.S. Senate and other offices wearing a Colonial-style periwig, died of cancer Saturday at Casey House hospice in Montgomery County, according to David Vovak, a brother. The Rockville resident was 39....
  • 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....
  • Funeral marks Schaefer's 'extraordinary life'

    Funeral marks Schaefer's 'extraordinary life'
    At a memorial service that celebrated both his landscape-altering legacy and his big-hearted if crusty-shelled persona, the William Donald Schaefer nation gathered one last time on Wednesday — friends and one-time foes alike, Maryland politicos past...
  • 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....
  • Harford's Craig wins Young Republicans straw poll for 2014 gubernatorial nod

    Maryland Young Republicans have put Harford County Executive David Craig on top in the organization's first straw poll for the 2014 gubernatorial election. The poll was taken at the MDYR annual convention in Annapolis Saturday, according to a news...
  • Denise Whiting, Michael Steele vying for Baltimore's funniest

    Denise Whiting, Michael Steele vying for Baltimore's funniest
    Though neither is known for joking around, beleagured restaraunteur Denise Whiting and former Lt. Gov. Michael Steele will be among those competing for the title of Baltimore's Funniest Celebrity. The Cafe Hon owner and the former face of the...
  • Steele looking for comedy tips?

    Maryland's former LG was spotted today by POLITCO having lunch at Ben's Chili Bowl in Washington, D.C. with funny man Pauly Shore. Shore has some upcoming gigs at the 9:30 Club, but the D.C.-centered website failed to mention that Michael Steele is also...
  • And Baltimore's Funniest Celebrity is....

    And Baltimore's Funniest Celebrity is....
    In the end, Baltimore's Funniest Celebrity became more of an endurance test than a flexing of comedic muscle. Maryland's former Lt. Gov. Michael Steele, the last celebrity to take the stage, might have won over what remained of the crowd when he joked...
  • Iowa group to fund suit against Maryland's congressional map

    An Iowa-based foundation is financing a federal lawsuit that seeks to overturn Maryland's new congressional map on the grounds that it unconstitutionally splits minority communities. Christopher Rants, a Republican former speaker of the Iowa House who...