RNC Chairman Michael Steele speaks at the 2010 Southern Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans

 
RNC Chairman Michael Steele speaks at the 2010 Southern Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans
RNC Chairman Michael Steele speaks at the 2010 Southern Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana April 10, 2010. As many as 3,000 party activists are to attend the four-day conference, the most prominent gathering of Republicans outside of their presidential nominating conventions. REUTERS/Sean Gardner (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)