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Tag: Meg Whitman

October 27, 2010 | 9:48 am

Video: Brown, Whitman Pushed by Lauer on Negative Ads

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For some reason only explicable by a secret tenet of the arcane art of political consulting, Jerry Brown, Meg Whitman, and Arnold Schwarzenegger ended up sitting next to each other on a stage Tuesday, allowing themselves to be peppered with questions by NBC’s Matt Lauer. (UPDATE 11:11 a.m.: John Myers has an entertaining report of […]

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New Poll: Brown’s Lead Up, Boxer’s Steady, Climate-Law Hold Lags, Majority-Budget Vote Soars

October 25, 2010 | 9:56 am

New Poll: Brown’s Lead Up, Boxer’s Steady, Climate-Law Hold Lags, Majority-Budget Vote Soars

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A Los Angeles Times/USC poll released Sunday finds Jerry Brown with a commanding lead over Meg Whitman, 52 to 39 percent, in the governor’s race. Brown’s advantage among Latinos increased 14 points from the last Times/USC poll in September. Whitman must really be feeling the heat, because the candidate that earlier in the campaign became […]

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October 20, 2010 | 9:11 pm

New Poll: Brown Leads Whitman By 8, Boxer Beating Fiorina By 5

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From California Watch: Attorney General Jerry Brown has pulled 8 points ahead of former eBay CEO Meg Whitman in the California governor’s race, according to the Public Policy Institute of California’s latest poll. The survey, completed Sunday and made public Wednesday night, showed U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer with a narrower lead of 5 points over […]

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October 20, 2010 | 11:40 am

Brown Ad Highlights Whitman-Schwarzenegger Sound Bite Parallels

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A new Jerry Brown ad is making the case that Arnold will be back–in the form of Meg Whitman. The spot, which went statewide yesterday, has been viewed almost 43,000 times on YouTube. In true “Daily Show” fashion, the ad cross-cuts between Arnold Schwarzenegger and Meg Whitman making the same statements. What with Schwarzenegger’s job […]

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Brown-Whitman Debate Tonight

October 12, 2010 | 8:36 am

Brown-Whitman Debate Tonight

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Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman square off tonight in their third and final debate. One can only hope that the word “whore,” or at least its euphemisms, dominates the proceedings somewhat less than the word “nanny,” and much less than a substantive policy discussion. On the other hand, if you simply must hear the conversation […]

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Puzzling over Nannygate

October 6, 2010 | 12:11 pm

Puzzling over Nannygate

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Calbuzz asks some good questions in this post called “How did the Armies of eMeg Blow the Nicky story?” Here’s the one I have been wondering myself: Why didn’t Whitman and her husband, Dr. Griffith Harsh IV, do something for Nicky? Why not spend $20,000 or so (or more, if need be) to hire her […]

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September 30, 2010 | 12:28 pm

Temp agencies and the undocumented

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So Meg Whitman today said that she didn’t blame Town & Country Resources, the Palo Alto temp agency that referred Nikki Diaz to her, for not catching her status as an undocumented worker, because Diaz had submitted the appropriate credentials. We just received this email from someone who used to work at a San Francisco […]

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Whitman presser now over

September 30, 2010 | 10:47 am

Whitman presser now over

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Joshua Johnson summarizes on our last news broadcast. But wait, there’s more. Gloria Allred’s up at bat next. From ABC News: Lawyer Gloria Allred told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos on “Good Morning America” that she would produce a letter sent by the Social Security Administration to the Whitman household in 2003 informing the family that the […]

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Statement from Whitman

September 29, 2010 | 12:16 pm

Statement from Whitman

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Below, just sent out by her campaign. Keep up with the fast-breaking events surrounding this story on the L.A. Times’s PolitiCal and via John Myers’ Twitter feed. Whitman statement: “Nicky Diaz was my housekeeper from 2000 to 2009. We consider Nicky a friend of our family and were saddened this morning to hear about her […]

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September 29, 2010 | 12:10 pm

Whitman doc dump…

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John Myers is tweeting that Whitman campaign has released a bunch of documents that the campaign says prove Whitman didn’t know that her housekeeper was undocumented.

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