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Michael Steele

“The Political Scene According to Steele”


Michael Steele is a witty, engaging, and savvy political observer. His experiences as Maryland’s lieutenant governor, as a candidate for the US Senate, and as a Republican Party leader make him an excellent guide through the fast-paced world of politics.

Steele made history in 2003 when he was elected lieutenant governor of Maryland, becoming the first African American voted in to state office. He repeated this achievement in 2009 with his subsequent chairmanship of the Republican National Committee in 2009. He is currently a senior advisor for the Lincoln Project, a bipartisan coalition built in opposition to Donald Trump.

A political analyst for MSNBC, Steele has appeared on Meet the PressFace the Nation, HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, and Comedy Central’s The Daily Show. 

Steele is a graduate of the Georgetown Law Center, an Aspen Institute Rodel fellow in Public Leadership, a University of Chicago Institute of Politics fellow, and currently a senior fellow at Brown University’s Institute for International and Public Affairs.

Omnibus speaker Michael Steele addresses the audience in Auer Performance Hall.
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