Already it's another bad week for party chairman Michael Steele.Excerpted from “Top Republican resigns over 'free-spending' party” By Steve Holland, Reuters, UPDATE 1- Tue Apr 6, 2010 6:03pm EDT
A top Republican resigned from his party's governing body on Tuesday, deepening a controversy around party chairman Michael Steele as Republicans try to focus on U.S. congressional elections in November.
Sean Mahoney, a member of the Republican National Committee from New Hampshire, quit in a letter to Steele, the latest fallout after revelations that a party organizer billed the RNC for $2,000 spent at a sex-themed club in Los Angeles.
Mahoney denounced the "out-of-touch, free-spending culture of Washington" that he said dominates Congress and said "the same mentality has seeped into our national party." …