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Former RNC Chairman Calls Successor 'Numbnuts'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics

Former Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele said Tuesday he could win a steel cage match against his successor, Reince Priebus, whom ...

Michael Steele: 'I Know How Caesar Felt'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele recently reflected on his ouster from the RNC, drawing a Shakespearean parallel and claim...

Michael Steele Faces Long Odds In Battle For RNC Chairmanship

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele's reelection odds looked longer than ever this weekend, as a Politico survey of RNC members show...

Michael Steele Asked To Apologize For Calling RNC Member 'An Idiot'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Michael Steele's short temper has turned into a political weapon that's being used against him, as one of his key challengers in the race for the Repu...

My 2010 "McLaughlin Awards" [Part 1]

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

My apologies to anyone tuning in who was expecting to see the 150th "Friday Talking Points" column, since it will be pre-empted for two weeks here. B...

Michael Steele: 'I'm More Of A Street Guy'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RNC Chairman Michael Steele, who earlier announced that he'd be seeking two more years atop the committee, wasted no time Monday explaining his often ...

Jason Linkins

Michael Steele's Playbook: How To Lose Your Job In Two Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Steele's decision comes at a time when the GOP is resurgent, having recently gained all sorts of seats in local races that too-often go uncovered by the political media. Thing is, no one's really inclined to cut Steele in on the credit.

Michael Steele's End Could Be Near

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RNC Chairman Michael Steele is expected by some to announce that he will not seek a second term as the head of the Republican National Committee, acco...

Michael Steele Loses Crucial Support At Governor's Meeting

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RNC Chairman Michael Steele's reelection odds appeared to grow longer Wednesday, as Republican governors met in San Diego and some discussed avenues f...

Michael Steele Could Face Major Opposition Effort From RNC Members

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: Saul Anuzis is set to challenge Michael Steele for the RNC chairman's post. EARLIER: Michael Steele's path to a second term as chairman ...

Michael Steele Admits To History Of Gaffes

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RNC Chairman Michael Steele took a moment Sunday to commiserate with Tea Party-backed candidates who had recently misspoken in potentially damaging in...

Michael Steele Hits Dems: 'Put Up Or Shut Up'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RNC Chairman Michael Steele jousted across networks with DNC Chairman Tim Kaine Friday morning, telling Democrats pushing a recent report on conservat...

Sarah Palin, Michael Steele Linking Up For Pair Of RNC Rallies

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin and Michael Steele, two of the GOP's more against the grain figures, will be coming together in October to help raise money for the RNC. ...

Voter Beware Concentrated Corporate Power is Creating Deceptive Elections

Kevin Zeese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kevin Zeese

Low RNC donations have Democrats jumping for joy, but their excitement is misplaced. The combination of Michael Steele and Citizens United is creating a paradigm shift in how elections are funded among Republicans.

Michael Steele Warns 'Legion' Of Republican 'Shock Troops' Will Batter Democrats In November

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Michael Steele is telling members of the Republican National Committee that the GOP can't rest between now and November even ...

Friday Talking Points [130] -- Who Is This "They" Obama Speaks Of?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Since we took last week off to write something patriotic for Independence Day weekend, we've got two weeks to cover today. Fortunately, every other w...

Michael Steele Likely To Keep RNC Chairman Job Despite Afghanistan Comments

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele appeared to suggest last week that there could be no victory in the war in Afghanistan, he ...

On July 4th, Avoid the Steele Trap: Separate the War from the Warriors

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

Imagine the impact we could create this 4th of July if we invested the same amount of energy spent snarking at Steele into fighting for the troops, veterans, and military families he slighted.

Michael Steele Says Afghanistan Was 'War Of Obama's Choosing,' Not Something The U.S. 'Wanted To Engage In' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele expressed an unusual interpretation of the relationship between Barack Obama and the war in Afgh...

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...

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...

Michael Steele On 'Good Morning America' Defends RNC Chairmanship

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican Party chairman Michael Steele defended his stewardship of party affairs Monday and dismissed criticism as the talk of GOP fig...

Jason Linkins

Michael Steele Isn't Exactly Endearing Himself To Donors

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Days after publishing the story on puzzling Republican National Committee expenses that included a now infamous line item about a trip to a bondage-th...

Michael Steele Fallout: GOP Donors Shifting Money From RNC To Other GOP Committees

The Daily Caller | Gautham Nagesh & Aleksandra Kulczuga | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Since Steele became chairman in January 2009, a growing number of prominent GOP donors has stopped contributing to the RNC, choosing instead to direct...

Drill, Barack, Drill: Obama Reverses Position On Offshore Drilling (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ben Craw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

President Obama announced today a new energy policy that will open up waters along the southern Atlantic coastline, the eastern Gulf of Mexico, and pa...