Michael S. Steele

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  • IN THE RUNNING: Michael S. Steele says he'll seek another term as head of the Republican National Committee. (Associated Press)

    MELADY: Michael S. Steele for RNC chairman

    Tomorrow, Republicans through their state chairmen and committeemen will elect the chairman of the Republican National Committee. There is special importance to the election as this chairman will lead the party in the national presidential elections of November 2012.


  • Maria Cino, an official in the George W. Bush administration, is among several people who have emerged as potential challengers to Republican National Committee Chairman Michael S. Steele. (Associated Press)

    BERG: Who should lead the GOP?

    The 168 members of the Republican National Committee (RNC) will be voting tomorrow to elect a new chairman. Most Republicans don't even know about this election, but its importance cannot be overstated. The outcome will have much to do with whether a Republican president is elected in 2012.


  • Incumbent RNC Chairman Michael S. Steele faces some rivals for the job Monday at the National Press Club. (Associated Press)

    Showdown over Steele dominates RNC gathering

    Top GOP officials fear the White House could slip through their fingers next year unless a new Republican National Committee chairman of integrity and managerial competence emerges as the victor in Friday's elections.


  • **FILE** Republican National Committee Chairman Michael S. Steele (Associated Press)

    GOP moneymen unite against 2nd term for Steele

    A group of former Republican National Committee finance chairmen issued an unprecedented joint public condemnation of RNC Chairman Michael S. Steele on Tuesday and urged his defeat in the upcoming election for party chief.


  • Rivals for RNC chief vow to improve party finances

    Embattled Republican National Committee Chairman Michael S. Steele and the four candidates vying for his job engaged in an occasionally heated debate Monday in which the challengers took aim at the RNC's unprecedented red ink and lackluster fundraising.


  • **FILE** Republican National Committee Chairman Michael S. Steele (Associated Press)

    RNC sees deep red for 2012 budget

    The next chairman of the Republican National Committee will face a money-raising challenge of historic proportions.


  • Inside the Beltway

    Three Democrats and a Republican need tender loving care and a nice soft Barcalounger. And cookies. Several journalists are casting their sympathy votes to President Obama, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Republican National Committee Chairman Michael S. Steele as the politicians who endured the worst turmoil this year.


  • Whose side is Steele on?

    The announcement that Michael S. Steele will seek re-election as chairman of the Republican Party surely serves to instill hope in those on the opposite side of the aisle ("Defiant Steele announces bid for second term at the helm of RNC," Page 1, Dec. 14).


  • Associated Press
AGENT OF CHANGE: Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour says, "Several people running look like they are qualified."

    No dog in RNC hunt, Barbour says

    For most of the nation's press, it's no secret whom influential Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour is backing in the race for the next GOP chairman, but the one-time party chairman — and possible 2012 presidential hopeful — denies he's orchestrating the campaign that has given Wisconsin Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus strong momentum in the race.


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