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GOP Ousts Steele, Picks Priebus To Head Party

Embattled GOP Chairman Michael Steele dropped his re-election bid Friday amid declining support as the Republican National Committee, coming off huge election victories but facing a $22 million debt and an internal war over the party’s identity, voted to elect a new chairman.

01/14/2011

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GOP Chief Michael Steele Fights For Second Term

Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele’s bid for re-election looks in serious doubt, but it’s not clear which of his rivals has a clear advantage heading into balloting.

01/14/2011