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Some of the 77, Wondering How Many of the 91 Have Buyer’s Remorse

The final vote in this year’s race for chairman of the Republican National Committee was 91 votes for Michael Steele and 77 votes for South Carolina GOP Chairman Katon Dawson. I am told that some of those 77 are “[tick]ed off” and that phone lines among them are busy.

UPDATE: A members-only conference call is scheduled for Friday. But a Republican who was sounding the alarm about Steele recently cautions: “They are common and Steele promised to have more of them if he got elected.  Obviously this one is happening at a time of serious anxiety, but the fact that they are doing it is not in and of itself an indication of a problem.”


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