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By David A. Clarke Jr.
Blame Washington's intelligence failure, not lack of police
Topic - Nick Ayers
Although we live in a post-Citizens United world of super PACs, the national party committees re- main relevant, in fact, vital, to winning national campaigns.
A significant bloc of Republican National Committee members wants embattled Chairman Michael S. Steele to step aside, but the rank and file have failed to settle on a clear alternative, according to Associated Press interviews with committee members.
"If they are realistic, their goals aren't defeating him. Their goals ought to be aimed at stopping policy in the next term," said Nick Ayers, who served as executive director of the Republican Governors Association in 2010, when Republican governors replaced Democrats in a band of northern swing states that President Barack Obama carried stretching from Iowa to Pennsylvania.