Steve Poizner's file


Republican from California

Steve Poizner is the former state insurance commissioner of California. He was a Republican candidate for governor in 2010, losing in the primary to Meg Whitman.

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Recent stories featuring Steve Poizner

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.