The Republican National Committee (RNC) on Tuesday launched a new website featuring a flurry of blogs, social-networking tools and information on party history.

First-time visitors to the site will be greeted by a digital Michael Steele, the RNC chairman, who walks on the screen to introduce the new site.

"We're building a digital space that grassroots Republicans can finally call home," the miniature Steele says.

The site has a page on Republican heroes, everyday Republican "faces" and a timeline of GOP accomplishments. (They might want to come up with something to add for the period between 2004 and 2008.)

Finally, Steele has his own blog, titled "What up?"