The Republican National Committee has fired finance director Rob Bickhart and finance staffer Debbie LeHardy, according to a memo provided by the RNC to the Washington Post. Mary Heitman, the finance director of the Republican Governors Association from 1998 to 2001, will be replacing Bickhart. This comes in the same week that three communication left the RNC.
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Greg Sargent grabs this from a transcript of a wide-ranging Michael Steele speech. For the last 40-plus years we had a "Southern Strategy" that alienated many minority voters by focusing on the white male vote in the South. Well, guess...
April 22, 2010; 12:45 PM ET |
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Reading from a speech, sounding more subdued than he has in previous addresses to activists, RNC Chairman Michael Steele used his closing remarks at the SRLC to make some grudging admissions about the gaffes and scandals that have bedeviled his leadership for the past two weeks.
NEW ORLEANS -- In a conversation with me and my colleague Amy Gardner, Louisiana GOP Chairman Roger Villere said that Republican National Committee members were looking for a good time to meet at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference to discuss...
Dr. Ada Fisher, a member of the Republican National Committee from North Carolina, tells me she agrees with fellow RNC member Tom Fetzer's call for Michael Steele to step down.