From 2009 to 2011 he served as the initial African-American chairman from the Republican Country wide Committee. After he dropped his chairmanship he became a member of MSNBC as a normal politics analyst. He was on the right track to become Catholic priest but slipped out before he could possibly be ordained. He was the initial BLACK elected to statewide workplace in Maryland when he became the state’s 7th Lieutenant Governor of Maryland in 2003. His previous brother-in-law was boxing champ Mike Tyson. He was the Republican Party’s initial African American key and was nominated soon after Barack Obama’s election.