Rivals Lining Up To Run Against Republican National Committee Chief

Michael Steele's chances of keeping his job as RNC chairman are slipping away, GOP officials say. More are entering the contest to take the job when his term expires next month, though none has gained traction.As the GOP focuses on unseating President Obama in 2012, Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele's chances of keeping his job are slipping away, according to present and former party officials.

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