Reince Priebus Named Chairman of RNC

Friday, January 14, 2011

The Republican National Committee has named Reince Priebus as its new chairman, replacing Michael Steele. On Friday, Steele abandoned his re-election bid, endorsing Maria Cino and asking his supporters to back her.

As The Associated Press reports, the party is facing a large debt of about $22 million, despite its victories in the mid-term elections. Read the full AP story here.

More in:

The WQXR e-newsletter. Show highlights, links to music news, on-demand concerts, events from The Greene Space and more.

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.

Follow WQXR