Members of the Republican National Committee cast first-round ballots as they vote to elect a new chairman at their winter meeting in National Harbor

 
Members of the Republican National Committee cast first-round ballots as they vote to elect a new chairman at their winter meeting in National Harbor
Members of the Republican National Committee cast first-round ballots as they vote to elect a new chairman at their winter meeting in National Harbor, Maryland, January 14, 2011. Directing voters is RNC Secretary Sharon Day (in red). Michael Steele struggled on Friday in his bid for a new term as Republican National Committee chairman with party leaders seemingly prepared to oust him and install a new chief for the 2012 elections. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)