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Jim Greer: The new guard of GOP



Chairman_greerFrom Politics Magazine's look at how Michael Steele won the RNC chairmanship: The core of Steele’s winning coalition were the RNC’s newer members—people like (Reince) Preibus and mostly-unknown state party chairs like Jim Greer of Florida and Bob Tiernan of Oregon. Half of Steele’s 21-person “whip team” on the committee rose to their current Party leadership roles after the disastrous election of 2006. They’re the brave ones who swam toward the sinking ship.

[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 7:27pm]


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