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Michael Steele, Reince Priebus Trade Jabs

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus and his predecessor, former RNC Chair Michael Steele, leveled jabs at each other on Monday, aimi...

GOP Aggressively Recruiting Challengers To Michael Steele

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republicans are aggressively recruiting a challenger to Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele, whose tenure as part...

Michael Steele and the GOP

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Steele and Palin Deserve each Other

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Now Sarah Palin likes Republican National Committee chair Michael Steele. Her new found political romance with Steele couldn't have come at a more ...

Michael Steele's Latest Big Idea: Hire Paul the Soccer Octopus

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

Embattled G.O.P. chairman Michael Steele is reaching out to a slimy German political consultant to save his job and bring the Republicans victory in the fall: Paul, the soccer octopus.

Gaffemaster Steele's Greatest Gaffe (So Far)

Michele Langevine Leiby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michele Langevine Leiby

William Kristol has finally said what we've all been thinking but were either too indulgent or PC to say: Michael Steele must go.

Judy Biggert: Michael Steele Should Step Down Over Afghanistan Remarks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rep. Judy Biggert, a Republican congresswoman from suburban Chicago, has called for the resignation of Republican National Committee chair Michael Ste...

Steele's Resignation Would Be a Catastrophe for Obama

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

If Michael Steele did what the pack of GOP conservatives are screaming for, namely tender his resignation as Republican National Committee chair, it would be a catastrophe for President Obama.

Steele got it Right about Afghanistan, But for the Wrong Reason

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele ticked off President Obama, most Democrats, nearly all Republicans, and much of the military b...

Michael Steele To Republicans: 'I've Made Mistakes'

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS — In damage control mode, GOP national chairman Michael Steele on Saturday sought to quell the furor over his management of the Repu...

GOP Leaders Backing Michael Steele: State Chairs Sign Letter Of Support

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Michael Steele got a much-needed boost on Friday in the form of a letter of support signed by 31 state GOP chairmen. In the letter provided to CNN, t...

Why Michael Steele Won't Go

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

A handful of Republicans publicly, and even more so privately, call for Michael Steele to step down. That won't happen. There are good reasons why.

Newt Gingrich Defends Michael Steele After 'Bondage-Gate' Controversy

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is calling on fellow Republicans to stop criticizing party chairman Michael Steele and focus ins...

GOP Act Is Like a Horror Movie with Laughs

Tom Pappalardo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Pappalardo

Michele Bachmann is exhorting her constituency to not participate in the census. Somehow over looking the fact that if not enough in her district participate her job could go the way of extinction like the TRex.

Where's my Right to be Racist?

Scott Janssen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Scott Janssen

Rand Paul may hate discrimination, but not as much as he loves businesses having the right to do what they please, even if that means they discriminate.

Michael Steele's Lavish Spending Habits Upset Donors

Politico | JEANNE CUMMINGS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican National Chairman Michael Steele is spending twice as much as his recent predecessors on private planes and paying more for limousines, cat...

Michael Steele Suggests Racist Motives Behind RNC Criticism: 'Because A Black Man Is Chairman'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RNC Chairman and designated GOP sparkplug Michael Steele finds himself the center of attention once again this week -- this time for an interview publ...

Michael Steele On Verbal Gaffes: 'Accidents Happen, Baby'

Think Progress | Ben Armbuster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Michael Steele's tenure as Republican National Committee chairman has come with considerable controversy, particularly his frequent verbal slip-ups th...

This Week in Headlines

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

Michael Steele tries to appeal to the Republican base through racial slurs, saying: "Our platform is one of the best political documents that's been written in the last 25 years. Honest Injun on that."

Michael Steele Calls Himself 'Honest Injun'

Media Matters | Matt Finkelstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Fox News last night, Sean Hannity hosted RNC Chairman Michael Steele to promote the release of Steele's new book, Right Now: A 12-Step Program for ...

Michael Steele: Meet Amanda Duzak

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Zirin

At a student dialogue Tuesday, recent grad Amanda Duzak told Steele that her mother was unable to afford medication, and died recently of cancer. Steele turned his back on her, and the crowd applauded.

Steele: Birth Certificate Conspiracy Is An "Unnecessary Distraction"

The Plumline | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For the first time, RNC chair Michael Steele is sharply criticizing the birthers, condemning the movement is an "unnecessary distraction," reaffirming...

Michael Steele, Michele Bachmann Join Forces Against ACORN

The Huffington Post | Megan Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RNC Chairman Michael Steele is teaming up with Rep. Michele Bachmann, asking Republicans for their help blocking public funding for ACORN, the progres...

Romney Camp Balks At Steele's Mormonism Comments

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When guest-hosting Bill Bennett's radio show last Friday, Republican National Committee chair stumbled into another embarrassing public statement. Ove...

Michael Steele: "I'm The Gift That Keeps On Giving"

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Michael Steele's gaffes have been a boon for political journalists -- and the Republican National Committee chair knows it. He told Mother Jones' Davi...