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Michael Steele In Chicago: Republican Party Has 'Mistreated' African American Voters

First Posted: 06/21/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 05:15 PM ET

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Chicago Sun-Times:

Why should an African-American vote Republican?

"You really don't have a reason to, to be honest -- we haven't done a very good job of really giving you one. True? True," Republican National Chairman Michael Steele told 200 DePaul University students Tuesday night.

Steele -- a former Maryland lieutenant governor and seminarian serving as the first African-American head of the Republican Party -- offered a frank assessment of the American political system.

Read the whole story: Chicago Sun-Times

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