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 25, 2010 Democrat Jerry Brown edited video of challenger Meg Whitman for a campaign ad seemingly endorsing his time as governor 30 years ago. Republican Whitman likely didn't realize the gift she gave Brown when she praised California of the 1980s.
October 21, 2010 ANALYSIS: Some say the campaign has been so negative and nasty that both deserve to lose. Perhaps that's true. But wouldn't it be far more fitting punishment if both won?
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
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.