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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...
  • Rand Paul has lotsa 'splaining to do

    Rand Paul has lotsa 'splaining to do
    Within hours after Sen. Rand Paul's news-making speech at historically black Howard University, someone posted this new definition on the user-driven Urban Dictionary website of an awkward-sounding but quite timely verb: "whitesplain": "The act of a...
  • GOP in need of a reboot?

    GOP in need of a reboot?
    Will Republican leaders listen to a bruising new internal report that calls for more minority outreach? First, they have to persuade their party's right-wingers to avoid making younger and nonwhite voters feel about as welcome as a cheeseburger at a vegan...
  • Can anybody save the Republican Party?

    The year 2012 was a disaster for the Republican Party. They failed to regain control of the U.S. Senate. They lost eight seats in the House of Representatives. They didn't just lose the White House to Barack Obama, they got clobbered: losing the Electoral...
  • Republican reality check beginning with Priebus

    Republican reality check beginning with Priebus
    Some Republicans haven't gotten to the first step: the one where you admit there's a problem. In a roundup of reactions to the 2012 U.S. presidential election by the magazine Commentary, for example, conservative writer Wilfred McClay says Republican...
  • Lost in their own wilderness

    Lost in their own wilderness
    WASHINGTON -- Republicans shouldn't worry that President Obama is trying to destroy the GOP. Why would he bother? The party's leaders are doing a pretty good job of it themselves. As they try to understand why the party lost an election it was confident...
  • RNC chair aims to bring order to GOP's nomination battle

    RNC chair aims to bring order to GOP's nomination battle
    The chairman of the Republican National Committee said Tuesday that his party's presidential field would solidify soon and that he expected the nomination battle to be tidy enough to give the party a fighting chance against President Obama in 2012.   ----...
  • Friday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 4 - 10 in PDF format TV listings for the week of March 4 - 10 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings and more......
  • Jon Hamm, Catherine Crier visit ‘Real Time With Bill Maher’

     
    The roundtable guests will be journalist Catherine Crier; Michael Steele, former chair of the Republican National Committee; and Andy Stern, former president of the Service Employees International Union....
  • Report: African American vote in GOP primaries negligible so far

     
    A blog post by John Nichols of The Nation sets out to analyze trends of African American voters in the GOP presidential primaries thus far and finds there haven't been enough to analyze. In his blog post, African-American Vote in GOP Race Falls Below...
  • Talking with The Bangles: guitarist Vicki Peterson says Mondays no longer manic

     
    When power-pop girl group The Bangles reunited in 1999 after 10 years apart, guitarist Vicki Peterson says her condition for being a part of the group again was that it “would continue to make new music and be a viable......
  • The Bangles take crowd back to the 1980s, and earlier, at Philly show

     
    The Bangles were at their career peak in the 1980s, and found their inspiration in music of the 1960s. But nearly 25 years after that peak, they were still inspiring as a band, with the sound of both decades ringing......