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Michael Steele floats running for RNC chairman again
The Hill ^

Posted on 11/12/2012 7:10:44 PM PST by Arthurio

Former Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Michael Steele is floating the idea of running for his old post again.

In an interview on C-SPAN on Sunday, Steele was first asked if he thought current RNC Chairman Reince Priebus should run for another term. Priebus has suggested that he is leaning toward running for reelection.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: michaelsteele; priebus; reincepriebus; rnc
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1 posted on 11/12/2012 7:10:51 PM PST by Arthurio
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To: Arthurio

Steele wasn’t great, but he’s better than Priebus, Priebus was an absolute disaster.


2 posted on 11/12/2012 7:12:19 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Arthurio

Oh no...not this dipshit again!

RINO


3 posted on 11/12/2012 7:12:38 PM PST by Kevin in California
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To: Arthurio

Awwww! Hell Naw!


4 posted on 11/12/2012 7:13:39 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Kevin in California

Would he be better or worse than the activist Preibusly known as Reince?


5 posted on 11/12/2012 7:14:01 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: Arthurio

I think not, Mr. Steele, you only get one bite at the apple, and you missed the first time!


6 posted on 11/12/2012 7:15:10 PM PST by txnativegop (Fed up with zealots)
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To: Viennacon

One is as bad as the other.


7 posted on 11/12/2012 7:15:10 PM PST by Kevin in California
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To: dfwgator

I believe Steele is part of the reason why we got Preibus in the first place ....


8 posted on 11/12/2012 7:15:33 PM PST by Ken522
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To: Arthurio

next thing you know they will be floating another bush for president...

oh wait.


9 posted on 11/12/2012 7:15:37 PM PST by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: Arthurio

No Steele , period.


10 posted on 11/12/2012 7:16:38 PM PST by Gator113 (I would have voted for NEWT, now it's Romney & Ryan.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: dfwgator

Steele was dreadful. Incompetent. If we want a Black Chairman, go with either Ken Blackwell or Col. West.


11 posted on 11/12/2012 7:16:42 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Arthurio

send in the clowns.


12 posted on 11/12/2012 7:16:42 PM PST by swamprebel (a Constitution once changed from Freedom, can never be restored.)
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To: Ken522

Palin should run....I think she’d be perfect.


13 posted on 11/12/2012 7:16:56 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Ken522

Steele immediately called us a bunch of racists after being ousted.


14 posted on 11/12/2012 7:17:57 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Arthurio
Buahahahahahahhahahahahahahahaaaahhhhhhhhaaaaa!

The RINO faction never seems to learn.

Rush Limbaugh would be fine.

15 posted on 11/12/2012 7:18:00 PM PST by Candor7 (Obama fascism article: http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: Viennacon

Pun-tacular!


16 posted on 11/12/2012 7:18:11 PM PST by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: Arthurio

How about we find a Conservative to head the RNC, no wait that would mean Karl Rove isn’t calling the shots and picking the nominate, ok my mistake sarc!


17 posted on 11/12/2012 7:18:45 PM PST by Trueblackman (I would rather lose on Conservative principles than vote for a RINO candidate.)
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To: Arthurio

fail


18 posted on 11/12/2012 7:19:02 PM PST by dalebert
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To: Arthurio

fail


19 posted on 11/12/2012 7:19:16 PM PST by dalebert
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To: Arthurio

People are suggesting that Steele was responsible for the 2010 wave.

Has it really been that long that people forget what an absolute disaster he was?


20 posted on 11/12/2012 7:19:16 PM PST by Shadow44
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To: dfwgator

I agree. A disaster. All you have to is look at all the election results. Pitiful!


21 posted on 11/12/2012 7:19:29 PM PST by rawhide
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To: Arthurio

fail


22 posted on 11/12/2012 7:19:29 PM PST by dalebert
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To: dfwgator

I disagree Priebus was better than Steele. However Priebus’s error in Missouri senate race should cost him his job.


23 posted on 11/12/2012 7:20:24 PM PST by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: Kevin in California

Seriously, given a choice between Preibus or Steele, Steele at least presided over one of the greatest electoral victories in Republican history. Preibus couldn’t find his own derrier with either hand!


24 posted on 11/12/2012 7:21:47 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: txnativegop

Steele won. Preibus lost. You have a misperception of what politics is about ~ for me it’s about the winning!


25 posted on 11/12/2012 7:22:51 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Steel voted for Obama that was the last straw for me


26 posted on 11/12/2012 7:23:10 PM PST by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: cripplecreek

There were racists who wanted him out. That’s an incontrovertible fact. They still want him out.


27 posted on 11/12/2012 7:24:04 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: al baby

You’re kidding.


28 posted on 11/12/2012 7:25:07 PM PST by thecodont
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To: Shadow44

Who won 2010? Who was the RNC presiding officer at the time? Even if he did nothing that appears to have been the right thing to do at the time. Your boy Preibus is the dude who withheld funds from Akin.


29 posted on 11/12/2012 7:25:44 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah

They wanted him out for being a failure and incompetent, for which you and I have discussed repeatedly. Are you related to him ?


30 posted on 11/12/2012 7:26:41 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: muawiyah

I wasn’t aware that moderate scumbag was a race but I guess that makes me a racist to moderate scumbags everywhere.


31 posted on 11/12/2012 7:27:11 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: muawiyah
"Who won 2010?"

The Tea Party and the Conservative base. The folks RINOs like Steele disdained.

32 posted on 11/12/2012 7:28:00 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Apparently you didn’t like the 2010 victory. That was all that was important.


33 posted on 11/12/2012 7:28:37 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: Arthurio

Shirley he isn’t... series?


34 posted on 11/12/2012 7:28:53 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

But he didn’t intefere in what they were doing to win and didn’t cut off funds and in the end spoke up for SocCons and the TEAParty ~ Preibus sold his soul to a loser.


35 posted on 11/12/2012 7:30:34 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah

Of course it is usual for the opposing party to win the midterms.


36 posted on 11/12/2012 7:30:42 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: muawiyah

Preibus isn’t “my boy”, and I little other than contempt for the RNC for years of organizational failure. I’ve never donated money to them, and won’t be rushing to do so anytime soon.

I may stay involved with TEA Party activism, but the RNC is dead to me at this point.


37 posted on 11/12/2012 7:31:58 PM PST by Shadow44
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To: Arthurio

It was a mistake the first time.


38 posted on 11/12/2012 7:32:13 PM PST by bmwcyle (Women reelected Obama)
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To: muawiyah

What did Steele have to do with 2010 ? You have this rather cockeyed viewpoint shared by no one else here on his role in the matter. Why are you defending this incompetent individual who pandered to RINOs ? Are you related to him ?


39 posted on 11/12/2012 7:33:14 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Shadow44

If Allen West doesn’t make it back to Congress, he would also be an excellent choice.


40 posted on 11/12/2012 7:33:26 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator
No, it isn't usual ~ it does happen, but it didn't happen for nearly half a century ~ Republicans were pretty much shut out of the House for most of my life. Then Newt Gingrich came along and took it back from the evil Democrats.

We have people here who think his having had 3 wives, two of them felons, is more important than his service to the American people ~

41 posted on 11/12/2012 7:34:32 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: thecodont

No that was the last straw for me to hell with him


42 posted on 11/12/2012 7:34:56 PM PST by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: Arthurio

“Hip Hop” Steele?

Lord have mercy...Of course he is right up the GOP’s alley!


43 posted on 11/12/2012 7:37:07 PM PST by Altura Ct.
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To: muawiyah

I say this as an Akin supporter, no amount of money Priebus or anyone else could’ve lavished on him would’ve saved that race. Akin had a lead and blew it with that one single comment. No Republican male should open their mouth on the subject of pregnancy via rape, because no matter how well-intentioned, it blows up in their face. Had Akin and Mourdock kept quiet and addressed other issues, both would be Senators-elect.


44 posted on 11/12/2012 7:37:54 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
There were an awful lot more RINOs then. He was the RNC Chairman ~ of course he did business with them. You would too or they'd had you dumped early in your term.

We now have fewer RINOs ~ and there will be fewer in the future.

The RNC chairman should not be picking winners and losers like Preibus tried to do ~ he probably lost us 12 seats in the Senate besides losing the general election. His involvement in skullduggery in state primaries began early ~ he was always known to be a Romney partisan anyway.

Better the Chairman speak well of everyone with soft words and stay out of politics.

45 posted on 11/12/2012 7:37:54 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: Arthurio

And since the GOP is interested in re-treads, they might as well run McCain again too.


46 posted on 11/12/2012 7:39:30 PM PST by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: cripplecreek

First principles first ~ Steele is full bore Right to Life. The other stuff is second.


47 posted on 11/12/2012 7:39:37 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: fieldmarshaldj
Probably not. You had a lot of Utah money pour into Indiana to get lugar out of the way (As seniormost Republican) and once that was done that was the end of outside funding.

BTW, the Utah crowd guessed wrong all the way around ~ all their plans crashed.

48 posted on 11/12/2012 7:42:08 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah

For the record, I don’t want Priebus reelected, either. But a return to Steele is 100% unacceptable. I paid close attention to him, and he demonstrated precisely why I had him almost dead last in whom should have that job (with only the execrable Saul Anuzis below him) back in 2009. We need new blood. A ruthless fighter, not a gutless wonder.


49 posted on 11/12/2012 7:42:36 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Well, whatever, Preibus was a disastrous choice. All those state chairmen or national committeemen who voted for him should bow out of Republican politics now. Their judgment was quite faulty.


50 posted on 11/12/2012 7:44:13 PM PST by muawiyah
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