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California Governor Race

Nation's Governor Candidates Vague On Deficits

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The next governor of Illinois will walk into office and find himself staring at a budget deficit that could top $15 billion. In Califo...

Dems Win Big In California

The Huffington Post | Billy Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

While it's sheer size alone makes any California election a focus of national attention, a combination of high-profile and big money races in this par...

What's In A Word?

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
William Bradley

What's in a word? When the word is "whore," quite a lot. And yet, when it comes to the reality of California politics, not so much. Pushed along by b...

Jerry Brown, Meg Whitman, and the Dust That Won't Settle

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
William Bradley

Meg Whitman has flailed for the past week-and-a-half after being caught in the grip of her own massive contradictions on illegal immigration. What to do, for a candidate who's already spent well over $140 million and is losing? Try the kitchen sink comeback.

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...

Millions Pouring Into Campaigns -- Who Does This Benefit?

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

Who taught us that winning is worth it at all costs? Instead of spending $119 million on a political campaign why not spend $25 and have the rest of the money go toward serving the public?

Democrats Favored On Twitter's Suggested User List, Watchdog Claims

AP | DON THOMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — When people sign up for Twitter, the popular social-networking site presents a list of suggested users to follow, driving s...

Meg Whitman: Registered To Vote At 46, Became A Republican 2 Years Ago

LA Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The former EBay CEO and current gubernatorial candidate didn't cast a ballot in an election until she was 46. Former EBay CEO Meg Whitman isn't the...