December 13, 2010 Steele, the RNC's first black chair, had a rocky tenure due to many missteps, gaffes included. He purged the RNC staff, creating turmoil right from the start. There were questions about how money was spent, including at a LA bondage themed nightclub.
November 12, 2010 Saul Anuzis, former head of the Michigan GOP, wants RNC chairman Michael Steele's job. He once supported Steele but now says the party can't afford him as it heads into a general election campaign.
November 8, 2010 Steele claimed credit for recent GOP wins with more than any RNC head since 1938. He also asserted that based on last week's results the GOP is much more diverse. While that may be true for candidates, it doesn't square with exit polls of voters.
Mehlman, on NBC's "Meet the Press" in August 2006, makes a point to host David Gregory.
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August 26, 2010 On NPR tonight, host Melissa Block interviews The Atlantic's Mark Ambinder. Ambinder has a new article about Ken Mehlman, the former chairman of the RNC and campaign manager for President Bush in 2004, who has announced he is gay.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks in Duluth, Ga., on June 29.
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July 6, 2010 With more and more Republicans calling on national party chair Michael Steele to resign, some conservatives are suggesting former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his replacement.
June 15, 2010 Republicans Accuse President Obama Of Oil-Spill Politics
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