Meg Whitman's file:
Whitman

Republican from California

Meg Whitman is the former CEO of eBay and the 2010 Republican gubernatorial nominee in California. Largely self-financing her campaign, Whitman lost the general election to then-Attorney General Jerry Brown.

Recent statements involving Meg Whitman

Jerry Brown "gave California state employees collective bargaining powers" and "now, state employees can retire at 55 with much of their salary for life."

As the CEO of eBay, "Whitman started a separate division that only sells porn."

Steve Poizner "increased his department's budget nearly 14 percent."

California Republican gubernatorial hopeful Meg Whitman "contributed to, and campaigned, for" Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer.

"Taxpayer-funded benefits to illegals" in California are "a skyrocketing cost under Obamacare."

Recent stories featuring Meg Whitman

Campaign ads that mattered:

Most campaign ads this year pummeled viewers into submission -- or apathy. But a few didn't. Here are eight that changed the trajectory of their races.

California mudslide:

We put ads from the Golden State races to the test on our Truth-O-Meter.

Is Whitman a porn peddler?:

In a web-only video ad, California gubernatorial candidate Steve Poizner accuses his Republican primary opponent Meg Whitman of peddling porn as CEO of eBay. We check the facts.

For a state in a mess, a messy campaign:

As California struggles through a budget crisis and sagging economy, rival Republicans seeking the governorship are attacking on TV like crazy.

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