Beltway Happenings  
Jan. 5, 2009 -- Mandy Finn and Patrick Ruffini of "Rebuild the Party" asked questions during the Americans for Tax Reform debate for the candidates for RNC chairman.  Mario H. López, president of the Hispanic Leadership Fund, also posed a question.  López said afterwards that he is concerned that efforts to reach out to Hispanics be integrated throughout the party structure.  (back)
Morton Blackwell, the longtime RNC committeeman from Virginia, spoke with reporters after the forum.  He is one of the 168 members whose votes count; all six candidates for the chairmanship responded to his lengthy questionnaire.

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