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California Gubernatorial Race

GOP Candidate Luring Event Attendees With Gas Money

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics

With polls showing California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) in an extremely comfortable lead for re-election, GOP challenger Neel Kashkari is giving away money...

Politician Who Helped Bail Out Wall Street Spends Week In Homeless Shelter, Donates $500

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.07.2014 | Impact

Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari appears to be determined to prove to every Californian he's the man for the job, regardless of where ...

California Gubernatorial Candidate Lives As Homeless Person For A Week, Says Couldn't Find Job

Associated Press | Posted 07.31.2014 | Impact

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's Republican candidate for governor said he spent a week living as a homeless person in search of a job to test...

Jerry Brown Enjoys Comfortable Lead in California Gubernatorial Race

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) enjoys a large lead over his Republican challenger Neel Kashkari, a Field Poll released Wednesday shows. Brown has ...

GOP Candidate Slams Tea Party Opponent With Bush Ad Spoof

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics

A GOP gubernatorial candidate pulled a page from former President George W. Bush's playbook this week, creating a GIF of his opponent's head on a wind...

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Meg Whitman Makes Last-Minute Pitch To Latino Voters | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

California Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman is out with a new Spanish-language ad, attempting to make a last-minute appeal to the state'...

Meg Whitman Did It For The Lulz

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

In the past, CA gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman has accused her opponent Jerry Brown of being "part of the old school, part of the old approach." ...

Women's Group President: Meg Whitman 'A Political Whore'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The National Organization for Women seems to have changed their tack on hate speech against women Thursday, as the president of the California chapter...

Time to Be Smart On Crime and Punishment

Sasha Abramsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sasha Abramsky

Two weeks ago, I attended the first Meg Whitman-Jerry Brown gubernatorial debate in California. One of the things that struck me was the time-warp qua...

Lawyer: I Have Proof Meg Whitman Is Lying About Immigrant Maid (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gloria Allred, the high-profile lawyer of Meg Whitman's undocumented maid, said Thursday that she has documents that will prove the California Guberna...

Nicandra Diaz-Santillan, Whitman's 'Undocumented' Former Maid: Candidate Never Asked For Papers (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: 2:42 p.m. ET -- Meg Whitman knowingly employed an undocumented worker through 2009, according to attorney Gloria Allred. Nicandra Diaz-Sant...

It's the Initiative Thing, Stupid! -- Why It May Not Matter Whether Brown or Whitman Wins

Charles Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Charles Feldman

Politicians in California have long been afraid to make tough decisions out of fear that their job contract will be cut abruptly short by a proposition or a recall. Hardly a way to run a state.

California Governor's Race: Countdown To 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

A round-up of the week's developments in the California Gubernatorial race, as Newsom's withdrawal shakes things up and the other candidates put toget...