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Michael Steele withdraws from RNC raceupdated: Fri Jan 14 2011 16:53:00

Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele dropped his re-election bid Friday and endorsed former Bush administration official Maria Cino to succeed him.

Michael Steele: 'I ain't going anywhere'updated: Mon Dec 13 2010 20:38:00

In July, RNC chairman Michael Steele says he won't resign, and that "exceptional" Republicans will take back government.

Steele will run for another term as RNC chairmanupdated: Mon Dec 13 2010 20:38:00

Michael Steele announced Monday that he will seek a second term as chairman of the Republican National Committee, according to several committee members who took part in a private conference call with him.

5 keys to filling Michael Steele's job as RNC chairmanupdated: Tue Nov 30 2010 09:41:00

In less than two months, members of the Republican National Committee will convene at National Harbor, just outside Washington, and select a chairman to lead the organization over the next two years.

Political Circus: Coach or first class for Pelosi?updated: Tue Nov 23 2010 14:59:00

Politics is serious business -- but not all of the time. From the halls of Congress to the campaign trail to the international stage, there's always something that gets a laugh or a second glance. Here are some of the things you might have missed:

Democrats see hope, Republicans temper expectations for Tuesday voteupdated: Sun Oct 31 2010 14:54:00

In what are either last-minute head games or reflections on a shifting electorate, Democrats are predicting better-than-expected results for their side while Republicans are downplaying the extent of their expected victory in Tuesday's congressional elections.

Sound of Sunday with Candy Crowleyupdated: Sun Oct 31 2010 14:54:00

CNN's Candy Crowley brings you the best of the Sunday morning shows.

Preston on Politics: Steele finds future on the roadupdated: Sun Oct 31 2010 12:14:00

Six weeks before Election Day, Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele was high-tailing it out of town for a 48-state campaign swing before Election Day.

Counting down to midterm electionsupdated: Sun Oct 31 2010 12:14:00

Campaigns are working to get out the vote as the midterm elections are just a few days away.

No surprise: Democrats and Republicans differ on election predictionsupdated: Sun Oct 24 2010 14:07:00

Will an anti-incumbent wave return Republicans to power in the House and Senate, or can Democrats engineer a late rush to hold on to their congressional majorities?

Preston on Politics: Steele's invitation to Obama still standsupdated: Thu Oct 07 2010 05:35:00

When the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced a year ago this month that President Obama would be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, Michael Steele criticized the decision and pointedly asked what had Obama accomplished to deserve such a high honor?

What happened to Obama, the communicator?updated: Thu Oct 07 2010 05:35:00

Simon Schama and Michael Gerson tell "Parker Spitzer" the president is failing to explain his vision to voters.

At D.C. rally, progressives must push for jobs billupdated: Fri Sep 03 2010 16:57:00

Now that we are a week removed from the march on Washington organized by the self-proclaimed rodeo clown, Glenn Beck, it's clear that the event was nothing more than an exercise in ego worship.

GOP split on Latinos and immigrationupdated: Thu Aug 26 2010 11:52:00

What goes around ... can blow up in your face.

Coleman skips, Steele resolute ahead of RNC meetingupdated: Wed Aug 04 2010 06:47:00

The Republican National Committee's summer meeting gets under way in Kansas City, Missouri, on Wednesday with a key address from Chairman Michael Steele.

Issa: Steele is 'not my leader'updated: Fri Jul 09 2010 11:06:00

Rep. Darrell Issa has a message for Michael Steele: Represent the consensus view of the Republican Party, or resign as chairman of the Republican National Committee.

Steele faces backlash for Obama commentsupdated: Wed Jul 07 2010 06:16:00

RNC Chairman Michael Steele faces backlash from the left and right for saying that Afghanistan is "Obama's choosing."

Republicans line up on opposite sides over latest Steele controversyupdated: Wed Jul 07 2010 06:16:00

Republicans lined up on opposite sides Sunday over comments by the chairman of the Republican National Committee that the Afghanistan war launched by former President George W. Bush was "of (President Barack) Obama's choosing" and may be unwinnable.

Ron Paul hits government oil spill efforts; defends GOP chairmanupdated: Tue Jul 06 2010 07:19:00

With the first tar balls from the Gulf oil spill now washing ashore in Galveston, Texas, Rep. Ron Paul, whose district includes the affected area, said Monday the federal government is not doing enough in the recovery effort.

Gotcha politics gone wildupdated: Mon Jul 05 2010 15:23:00

The Democratic National Committee has launched a new website where anyone can upload videos. Call this the political YouTube.

McCain questions Steele's ability to lead RNCupdated: Mon Jul 05 2010 14:35:00

Sen. John McCain sharply criticized Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele on Sunday, calling his comments on the war in Afghanistan "wildly inaccurate."

Steele: Afghan war is of Obama's choosingupdated: Mon Jul 05 2010 14:35:00

CNN's Suzanne Malveaux discusses Michael Steele's recent comments about the war in Afghanistan with CNN contributors.

Rand Paul withdraws from appearance, but dominates discussionupdated: Mon May 24 2010 11:49:00

Rand Paul backed out of his Sunday morning talk show appearance, but that didn't stop people from talking about him.

Steele: Democrats fail on school programupdated: Mon May 17 2010 19:18:00

Fifty-six years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed in Brown v. Board of Education what our founders declared self-evident -- that all men are created equal.

With voters divided, GOP shows strengthupdated: Thu Apr 15 2010 09:30:00

The political campaign season is off and running, whether you're ready or not. According to the latest CNN poll, registered voters share the polarization that now rules Washington.

GOP gathering a 'jump-start' to 2012 raceupdated: Fri Apr 09 2010 15:20:00

Nearly 4,000 GOP insiders are descending Thursday on New Orleans for the start of the Southern Republican Leadership Conference, thought by many to be the unofficial kickoff to the 2012 presidential cycle.

Steele tries to reassure GOP as top aide resignsupdated: Wed Apr 07 2010 11:47:00

Embattled Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele has sought to reassure party activists that the GOP will be prepared for November's elections after his chief of staff's resignation.

RNC's Michael Steele in the hot seatupdated: Wed Apr 07 2010 11:47:00

Should RNC Chair Michael Steele resign? Is he helping or hurting the party? Political heavy-weights battle it out on CNN.

Bad timing for GOP: Steele's faux pas and RNC meltdownupdated: Wed Apr 07 2010 11:10:00

Given all external indicators, the GOP hierarchy should be having a pretty good time right about now.

Does the GOP need a fresh start?updated: Wed Apr 07 2010 11:10:00

Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour joins CNN's John King and compares the current political environment with the past.

New RNC scandal, old GOP arroganceupdated: Tue Apr 06 2010 11:03:00

Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele might be reminding conservative activists of a past Republican leadership turned arrogant with power.

Perkins: RNC 'tone deaf' to supportersupdated: Tue Apr 06 2010 11:03:00

A prominent conservative is urging Americans not to donate to the the RNC following allegations of lavish spending.

RNC's bridge to conservatives on shaky ground?updated: Fri Apr 02 2010 20:56:00

A nearly $2,000 bar tab at a bondage-themed Hollywood night club has continued to cast a shadow on the Republican National Committee and has raised questions over the ability of its chairman, Michael Steele, to lead the party to victory in November 2010.

More problems for the RNC?updated: Fri Apr 02 2010 20:56:00

A FRC Action member is urging supporters to avoid donating directly to the Republican National Committee.

Republican chief faces fallout over sex-themed nightclub tabupdated: Fri Apr 02 2010 20:43:00

Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele is being criticized again after the committee bankrolled a Republican donor's tab at a risque Hollywood nightclub with other party members.

RNC's $2,000 club tabupdated: Fri Apr 02 2010 20:43:00

The Republican National Committee confirms it reimbursed a nearly $2000 tab at a nightclub. CNN's Tom Foreman reports.

Top Republican under fire over topless bar tabupdated: Fri Apr 02 2010 10:18:00

America's straight-laced Republican Party was stunned to learn this week that it bankrolled a donor's tab at a Hollywood bar featuring topless dancers mimicking exotic sex.

Conservative leader tells donors to stop giving to RNCupdated: Thu Apr 01 2010 02:40:00

The head of an influential social conservative organization urged members and supporters Wednesday to stop donating to the Republican National Committee and instead contribute to its own coffers or to candidates with like-minded goals.

GOP leaders criticize RNC fundraising pitchupdated: Mon Mar 08 2010 08:29:00

Top Republicans have harsh words for a leaked Republican National Committee document containing images skewering President Obama and other leading Democrats.

GOP chair: Reid should step down following race remarkupdated: Sun Jan 10 2010 23:19:00

The chairman of the Republican Party and a leading GOP senator called on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to give up his post Sunday, following the publication of remarks he made about President Obama's race in 2008.

GOP aides clash over Michael Steeleupdated: Fri Jan 08 2010 10:13:00

GOP tempers flared during a routine conference call when House and Senate leadership aides confronted Republican National Committee staffers over recent comments by party chairman Michael Steele.

Steele: 'Obama inconsistent'updated: Fri Jan 08 2010 10:13:00

RNC chairman Michael Steele says national security needs to be the Obama administration's top priority.

CNNMoney: Job market shows big improvementupdated: Fri Dec 04 2009 12:22:00

The long-suffering U.S. jobs market improved significantly in November, as employers trimmed the fewest jobs of any month since the start of the recession, and the unemployment rate posted the biggest one-month decline in more than three years.

Are Republicans too giddy?updated: Tue Nov 10 2009 09:23:00

Republicans have been downright giddy following the off-year elections in Virginia and New Jersey. In a swing state and a blue state, Republicans pulled off significant victories with Chris Christie's defeat of Gov. John Corzine and Robert McDonnell defeating Creigh Deeds.

Tea party protests racist?updated: Thu Sep 17 2009 09:17:00

Anderson talks with his panel about former President Carter implying that the tea party protests were partly due to racism.

Rumors influencing health care debateupdated: Thu Aug 20 2009 18:47:00

A woman asked Rep. Allen Boyd at a town hall meeting the other day if health care reform proposals would force people to let the government access their bank accounts.

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