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Gentry Collins drops RNC Chair Bid, Blasts Steele

January 2, 2011 Politisite 0

” I announce my withdrawal from the race for Chairman of the RNC,” Former Republican National Committee political director Gentry Collins dropped his bid to become chairman of the RNC Sunday night, explaining in an interview that members of the committee preferred to have one of their own lead the party. Collins won the support of only three members of the 168-member committee and it was clear that he faced […]

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RNC conservatives launch Anybody but Steele Campaign

December 27, 2010 Politisite 0

A group of conservatives on the Republican National Committee’s (RNC) governing board have launched an “Anybody but Steele” campaign and are gathering pledges from other committee members that they won’t back the beleaguered party chairman, POLITICO has learned. Members of the Republican National Conservative Caucus (RNCC) held a conference call and sent emails last week in attempt to build support for what they’re calling a “Resolution of Commitment.” The same […]

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RNC Chairman Michael Steele finds his voice

August 3, 2009 Politisite 0

Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele was talking about the party he leads when, in remarks to the committee’s governing body here Friday, he compared the GOP’s improving fortunes to the unlikeliest of individuals. “As Hillary Clinton would say, we found our voice,” Steele quipped. Yet six months into Steele’s term at the helm of a badly bruised party, some of the Republicans who winced through his stumbling debut suggest […]