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