“Despite Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) calling Connecticut GOP Chairman Chris Healy to promote Maria Cino for chairman of the Republican National Committee, Healy has endorsed Saul Anuzis for chairman,” Roll Call reports.
“Six top Republican contributors -- five of them past RNC finance chairmen -- sent a letter [yesterday] to members of the committee detailing the party's financial problems and urging them to pick a new chair to replace Michael Steele,” Politico’s Ben Smith reports.
Here’s the latest Hotline whip count for RNC Chair: Priebus 33, Steele 17, Anuzis 14, Wagner 14, Cino 8. 86 declared, 82 undecided. (Wagner picked up two more before its latest whip count was updated.)