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Michael Steele

Conservative Political Commentator & Former Republican Party Politician

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 Michael Steele Biography

When he was elected Lt. Governor of Maryland in 2003, Michael Steele made history as the first African American elected to statewide office; and again with his subsequent chairmanship of the Republican National Committee in 2009.

As chairman of the RNC, Michael Steele was charged with revitalizing the Republican Party. A self-described "Lincoln Republican," under Steele’s leadership the RNC broke fundraising records (over $198 million raised during the 2010 Congressional cycle) and Republicans won 63 House seats, the biggest pickup since 1938. His commitment to grassroots organization and party building at the state and local levels produced 12 governorships and the greatest share of state legislative seats since 1928 (over 760 seats).

As Lt. Governor of Maryland, Mr. Steele’s priorities included reforming the state's Minority Business Enterprise program, improving the quality of Maryland's public education system (he championed the State’s historic Charter School law), expanding economic development in the state and fostering cooperation between government and faith-based organizations to help those in need.

Mr. Steele’s ability as a communicator and commentator has been showcased through his current role as a political analyst for MSNBC. He has appeared on Meet the Press, Face the Nation, HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, and Comedy Central's The Daily Show. In addition to his work in television, Mr. Steele co-hosted the daily radio program, Steele & Ungar on the POTUS Channel on SiriusXM and is the host of the podcast The Michael Steele Podcast.

Mr. Steele’s writings on law, business and politics have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Hill.com, The Grio.com, Politico.com, The Root.com, BET.com, Townhall.com, The Journal of International Security Affairs and Catholic University Law Review, among others.

He is the author of Right Now: A 12-Step Program for Defeating the Obama Agenda, which is a call to arms for grassroots America and co-author of The Recovering Politician’s Twelve Step Program to Survive Crisis.

Born at Andrews Air Force Base in Prince George’s County, Maryland, Mr. Steele was raised in Washington, DC. Upon graduating Johns Hopkins University (‘81’), he entered the Order of St. Augustine where studied for the priesthood. He is a graduate of Georgetown Law Center (’91), an Aspen Institute Rodel Fellow in Public Leadership, a University of Chicago Institute of Politics Fellow and currently a Senior Fellow at Brown University’s Institute for International and Public Affairs.

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  • The Republican Party Amidst an Obama Administration

    The Republican Party is in flux. With President Barack Obama winning a second term in the White House, who will emerge over the next several years to lead the Republican Party to Washington? With the changing demographics in this country, how will the GOP be a force in politics moving forward? How can the party build a coalition to propel future political candidates into office? How will current policy decisions by Republican leaders affect the make-up of the party down the road? Michael Steele analyzes the Republican Party, providing insight into the candidates, their fundraising efforts, and political strategy over the next four critical years.

  • The Future of the Republican Party

    The Republican Party is in flux. Michael Steele analyzes the Republican Party, providing insight on winning elections and political strategy.

  • Inspired and Inspiring Leadership

    Michael Steele delivers a stirring presentation on his personal journey from his childhood as the son of a working mother in Washington, DC, to his difficulties in college, his years in a Catholic seminary, and his election to public office and rise in the Republican Party. He is a role model and leader whose personal story of struggle and fortitude inspires audiences of all ages.

  • The Political Scene According to Steele

    Michael Steel’s experiences as Maryland's lieutenant governor, as a candidate for the US Senate, and as a Republican Party leader make him an excellent guide on the fast-paced world of politics. He is a political pundit and a respected political analyst at MSNBC.

  • Solutions to Move America Forward – A View from Both Sides of the Aisle

    When paired with a speaker with contrasting ideals; Michael Steele expertly presents a compelling point-counterpoint debate over some of the major issues that will impact the nation.

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Michael Steele

Conservative Political Commentator & Former Republican Party Politician

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Michael Steele Biography

When he was elected Lt. Governor of Maryland in 2003, Michael Steele made history as the first African American elected to statewide office; and again with his subsequent chairmanship of the Republican National Committee in 2009.

As chairman of the RNC, Michael Steele was charged with revitalizing the Republican Party. A self-described "Lincoln Republican," under Steele’s leadership the RNC broke fundraising records (over $198 million raised during the 2010 Congressional cycle) and Republicans won 63 House seats, the biggest pickup since 1938. His commitment to grassroots organization and party building at the state and local levels produced 12 governorships and the greatest share of state legislative seats since 1928 (over 760 seats).

As Lt. Governor of Maryland, Mr. Steele’s priorities included reforming the state's Minority Business Enterprise program, improving the quality of Maryland's public education system (he championed the State’s historic Charter School law), expanding economic development in the state and fostering cooperation between government and faith-based organizations to help those in need.

Mr. Steele’s ability as a communicator and commentator has been showcased through his current role as a political analyst for MSNBC. He has appeared on Meet the Press, Face the Nation, HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, and Comedy Central's The Daily Show. In addition to his work in television, Mr. Steele co-hosted the daily radio program, Steele & Ungar on the POTUS Channel on SiriusXM and is the host of the podcast The Michael Steele Podcast.

Mr. Steele’s writings on law, business and politics have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Hill.com, The Grio.com, Politico.com, The Root.com, BET.com, Townhall.com, The Journal of International Security Affairs and Catholic University Law Review, among others.

He is the author of Right Now: A 12-Step Program for Defeating the Obama Agenda, which is a call to arms for grassroots America and co-author of The Recovering Politician’s Twelve Step Program to Survive Crisis.

Born at Andrews Air Force Base in Prince George’s County, Maryland, Mr. Steele was raised in Washington, DC. Upon graduating Johns Hopkins University (‘81’), he entered the Order of St. Augustine where studied for the priesthood. He is a graduate of Georgetown Law Center (’91), an Aspen Institute Rodel Fellow in Public Leadership, a University of Chicago Institute of Politics Fellow and currently a Senior Fellow at Brown University’s Institute for International and Public Affairs.

Michael Steele Videos

  • Michael Steele discusses his fellow Generation Jones leaders
  • Michael Steele to Black America: 'We Built This Country'
  • Michael Steele's Real Ideas for Change - YouTube

Michael Steele Speaking Topics

  • The Republican Party Amidst an Obama Administration

    The Republican Party is in flux. With President Barack Obama winning a second term in the White House, who will emerge over the next several years to lead the Republican Party to Washington? With the changing demographics in this country, how will the GOP be a force in politics moving forward? How can the party build a coalition to propel future political candidates into office? How will current policy decisions by Republican leaders affect the make-up of the party down the road? Michael Steele analyzes the Republican Party, providing insight into the candidates, their fundraising efforts, and political strategy over the next four critical years.

  • The Future of the Republican Party

    The Republican Party is in flux. Michael Steele analyzes the Republican Party, providing insight on winning elections and political strategy.

  • Inspired and Inspiring Leadership

    Michael Steele delivers a stirring presentation on his personal journey from his childhood as the son of a working mother in Washington, DC, to his difficulties in college, his years in a Catholic seminary, and his election to public office and rise in the Republican Party. He is a role model and leader whose personal story of struggle and fortitude inspires audiences of all ages.

  • The Political Scene According to Steele

    Michael Steel’s experiences as Maryland's lieutenant governor, as a candidate for the US Senate, and as a Republican Party leader make him an excellent guide on the fast-paced world of politics. He is a political pundit and a respected political analyst at MSNBC.

  • Solutions to Move America Forward – A View from Both Sides of the Aisle

    When paired with a speaker with contrasting ideals; Michael Steele expertly presents a compelling point-counterpoint debate over some of the major issues that will impact the nation.

FAQs on booking Michael Steele

  • How to book Michael Steele?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Michael Steele for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Michael Steele, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Michael Steele or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Michael Steele?

    Booking fees for Michael Steele, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Michael Steele, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Michael Steele?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Michael Steele for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Michael Steele for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Michael Steele or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Michael Steele or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Michael Steele is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Michael Steele for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Michael Steele generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Linda Chavez, Roland Martin, Morton Kondracke, Herman Cain and Katty Kay. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Michael Steele for an upcoming event.

Michael Steele Speaker Videos

  • Michael Steele discusses his fellow Generation Jones leaders
    Michael Steele to Black America: 'We Built This Country'
  • Michael Steele's Real Ideas for Change - YouTube

Michael Steele Speaking Topics

  • The Republican Party Amidst an Obama Administration

    The Republican Party is in flux. With President Barack Obama winning a second term in the White House, who will emerge over the next several years to lead the Republican Party to Washington? With the changing demographics in this country, how will the GOP be a force in politics moving forward? How can the party build a coalition to propel future political candidates into office? How will current policy decisions by Republican leaders affect the make-up of the party down the road? Michael Steele analyzes the Republican Party, providing insight into the candidates, their fundraising efforts, and political strategy over the next four critical years.

  • The Future of the Republican Party

    The Republican Party is in flux. Michael Steele analyzes the Republican Party, providing insight on winning elections and political strategy.

  • Inspired and Inspiring Leadership

    Michael Steele delivers a stirring presentation on his personal journey from his childhood as the son of a working mother in Washington, DC, to his difficulties in college, his years in a Catholic seminary, and his election to public office and rise in the Republican Party. He is a role model and leader whose personal story of struggle and fortitude inspires audiences of all ages.

  • The Political Scene According to Steele

    Michael Steel’s experiences as Maryland's lieutenant governor, as a candidate for the US Senate, and as a Republican Party leader make him an excellent guide on the fast-paced world of politics. He is a political pundit and a respected political analyst at MSNBC.

  • Solutions to Move America Forward – A View from Both Sides of the Aisle

    When paired with a speaker with contrasting ideals; Michael Steele expertly presents a compelling point-counterpoint debate over some of the major issues that will impact the nation.

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