*The Hill.com is reporting that Wisconsin GOP Chairman Reince Priebus remains the front-runner for the Republican National Committee chairmanship, but since this is politics, it could be a problem for his bid and good news for Michael Steele

Priebus leads the field with 36 RNC members publicly backing him, according to a count by National Review Online.

Current RNC Chairman Michael Steele is a close second with 27 members backing him.

Priebus’ front-runner status could prove a liability, according to Mike Duncan. The former RNC chairman, who was Steele’s predecessor serving from 2007-2009, recently said the leader typically “loses momentum after the first or second ballot.”

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