Articles Tagged With ‘Meg Whitman’

Politicians must now divulge payments to bloggers

By KAREN VELIE and DANIEL BLACKBURN California’s political watchdog initiated a new rule this week requiring politicians to disclose payments made to people or companies receiving remuneration to blog positively about them, or negatively about their opponents. The rule likely... (Continue reading)

Rape accusation against Whitman’s son kept quiet

The son of Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman was accused of sexually assaulting a female classmate while a student at Princeton University–a school that lists Whitman as one of its most generous donors. [Gawker] Critics contend that the incident has... (Continue reading)

Whitman outspends Brown 14 to 1; still trails

Despite spending nearly $120 million of her personal fortune, roughly a 14 to 1 advantage over opponent Jerry Brown, Republican Meg Whitman is trailing in recent polls. [California Watch] Analysts say that Whitman is still being battered by recent accusations... (Continue reading)

Whitman admits hiring undocumented housekeeper

Meg Whitman admitted Wednesday that she paid an undocumented worker to clean her residence and provide other services in her home for nine years but insisted that she had been unaware of the woman’s immigration status. The Republican gubernatorial candidate,... (Continue reading)

Reporter admits mistake about Brown and taxes

The former CNN reporter who said ex-Gov. Jerry Brown’s eight years as governor resulted in higher taxes now admits he made a mistake in his original 1992 article. [MercuryNews] Republican candidate for governor Meg Whitman is running TV ads that... (Continue reading)

California GOP does not support Arizona immigration law

The California Republican party stood by gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman and decided not to endorse Arizona’s controversial immigration law during their semiannual convention this weekend. [WashingtonIndependent] Conservative activists in the state have been pushing for party support of SB 1070... (Continue reading)

Meg Whtman donates another $13 million to campaign

Meg Whitman, Republican candidate for governor, donated an additional $13 million of her own money to support her effort to become California’s next governor, bringing her total personal contribution to $104 million. [LosAngelesTimes] Whitman is in a dead heat with... (Continue reading)

Field Poll: Brown and Whitman are tied

A new California Field Poll shows that Republican Meg Whitman and Democrat Jerry Brown are essentially tied in the race for governor. [Politico] Brown currently holds a single digit lead over the former eBay CEO, 44 percent to 43 percent.... (Continue reading)