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Martinez resigns from RNC



Sen. Mel Martinez is resigning as chairman of the Republican National Committee, making official a move that has been known for weeks.

"His goal was to ensure our party had the structure and resources in place for all Republican candidates in the 2008 elections to be successful," President George Bush said in a statement. "He has more than fulfilled that mission."

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 11:22am]


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