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Latest Michael Steele Items
MSNBC host Chris Matthews spoke for "all white people" on his program Thursday, apologizing to his guests and the black community for unspecified transgressions committed by whites.
"Hardball" host Chris Matthews, who lives in Maryland, said in a televised appearance this week that he voted for Republican Senate candidate Michael Steele in 2006 in part because he's black.
Reince Priebus won election as Republican National Committee chairman for a second two-year term Friday afternoon.
It's not as if Republicans didn't see this storm coming. In fact, Tampa, where the GOP is preparing to gather for its quadrennial nominating convention, previously was rejected for exactly this reason.
Four years ago, Ben Affleck was a familiar presence around the Democratic convention, packing produce for charity and even winning a poker tournament. Singer Fergie performed with her Black Eyed Peas. Sheryl Crow sang, too, with Susan Sarandon joining in from the audience.
Senate leaders on Tuesday reached a deal to prevent subsidized student loan rates from doubling, a compromise backed by the White House but one that still must pass muster in the GOP-led House.
A White House spokesman Monday called Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus "desperate" for comparing President Obama to the Italian cruise ship captain who abandoned the passengers of his sinking vessel.
The RNC enjoyed a fourth quarter of fundraising in 2011 that shows it is able to compete with the Democrats again.
The Republican National Committee raised more than $9 million in September as the party prepares to challenge President Obama next year.