"Michael Stephen Steele" is an United States/American politician and MSNBC political analyst as of May 2011. Steele served as the List of African-American firsts/first African-American chairman of the Republican National Committee from January 2009 until January 2011. From 2003 to 2007, he was the Lieutenant Governor of Maryland/seventh Lieutenant Governor of Maryland, the first African American elected to statewide office in Maryland. During his time as Lieutenant Governor, he chaired the Minority Business Enterprise taskforce, actively promoting an expansion of affirmative action in the corporate world.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous politicians! More Michael Steele on Wikipedia.