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Steele drops out UPDATE



RNC Chair Michael Steele, who decided to run for re-election to that post even after it became clear many in his party wished he would not, has dropped out of the running for RNC chair this afternoon after four rounds of voting showed he would not have enough votes to hold on to his post. KARK's Sonseeahray Tonsall tweeted earlier today from an event featuring newly-elected Sen. John Boozman. Accordingt o Tonsall, Boozman siad it was "time for RNC Chairman Steele to go."

UPDATE: Wisconsin state party chair Reince Preibus has been elected the next RNC chairman, winning 97 votes after seven rounds of balloting.

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