Tag Archives: Meg Whitman

"I'm Fighting for Every Vote"

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“SAN JOSE — Meg Whitman seemed to be on a mission as she moved from table to table inside Saigon Kitchen, a restaurant in the heart of this city’s Vietnamese community. “Anything else you think I should be doing?” she … Continue reading »

Campaign Check: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

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California’s economy is in the tank. 62% of those surveyed in a recent poll said they’re worried about having enough money to pay the mortgage or rent. And about two million people — or more — are out of work. … Continue reading »

Team Meg Doubles Down on Brown and Taxes

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Twelve days before election day and less than twelve hours after a statewide poll showed their candidate trailing, the campaign of Meg Whitman has launched another attack on Jerry Brown on the issue of taxes — claiming he’ll raise $1100 … Continue reading »

Jerry Opens A Lead in New Poll

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“You can sort of feel the momentum on the ground,” said a cheerful Meg Whitman to a group of women sitting outside a fast food joint in Sacramento late last week. Tonight, it appears there may indeed be momentum in … Continue reading »

Brown, Whitman Lukewarm on Reform

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California simply needs a strong leader to solve what’s ailing it; that’s the implicit message of both of the major candidates for governor. Trouble is, voters have heard the same assessment of the problems before… and yet the problems persist. … Continue reading »

Campaign Check: Debate Debunking

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The third and final debate between the two major candidates for governor offered voters a chance to compare two very different visions for California. For us, it also offered a chance to check out some of the statements offered as … Continue reading »

Jerry vs. Meg: Tax Return Standoff

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It appears that, for the first time in more than a quarter century, California voters won’t have access to information about the personal finances of their next governor. And to hear the campaigns of both Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman … Continue reading »

Debate Grazes the Future, Focuses on Now

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SAN RAFAEL — Jerry Brown hates Meg Whitman’s plan to eliminate the state’s capital gains tax. Meg Whitman hates the state’s teachers union. And somewhere in between, the voters will have to decide whether either candidate speaks to them about … Continue reading »

Jerry and Meg, Once More

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Tonight’s third and final gubernatorial debate comes just 21 days before one of the two candidates on stage is chosen by what everyone admits is a grumpy electorate. Which begs the question: what do voters want the candidates to talk … Continue reading »

Debate: Of Sacrifices and Evasions

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FRESNO — Oh what a way to spend a Saturday. For just about everyone, it seemed today’s gubernatorial debate was a battle of endurance — a massive technical glitch that stopped the telecast dead in its tracks, the sweltering temperatures … Continue reading »