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The Republican Party's "Racism Problem"

Michael Steele made history when he became the first African-American chair of the Republican National Convention in 2009. Now he's pushing back after one conservative spokesman said Steele got that job simply because he was black. Does the GOP have a racism problem? | Hear something you don't like? Something you love? Give us feedback at Want to support 1A? Subscribe to our podcast and give to your local public radio station at Email the show at

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