November 3, 2010 Whitman spent over $140 million but lost to Jerry Brown. He sold experience in a change election. The billionaire Whitman was hurt by seeming to buy the election and a controversy involving an illegal immigrant who worked 9 years for her.
October 8, 2010 Sometimes, an unexpected event could help derail a candidacy that was thought to have momentum. Two case studies, in the West Virginia Senate race and the California gubernatorial contest.
October 4, 2010 The issue of Meg Whitman's dealing with her former housekeeper has the potential to derail the Republican's chances from winning the California governorship
October 1, 2010 Meg Whitman said she'd take a a lie-detector test to prove she's telling the truth in the matter of the undocumented housekeeper . A Los Angeles Times journalist says he has it all arranged.
September 30, 2010 Meg Whitman, the Republican nominee for California governor, blamed her rival, Democrat Jerry Brown, for smearing her via the undocumented housekeeper story. Whitman denied exploiting her ex-housekeeper and said she followed the law.
September 29, 2010 California governor candidates Republican Meg Whitman and Democrat Jerry Brown showed their different styles and clashed on their backgrounds in their first face to face debate.