The deeply private novice politician stays on message and seldom strays into spontaneous situations. Californians have learned more about her from campaign crises and court cases than from her own telling.
Meg Whitman campaigns in Hollywood with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. The novice politician has seldom strayed into spontaneous situations, as most appearances tend to be by invitation only. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times / September 22, 2010)
By Maria L. La Ganga, Los Angeles Times
October 27, 2010
Meg Whitman strode to the podium, cloaked in righteous indignation. Her husband stood silently by her side.
Just one day earlier, her former housekeeper had revealed that Whitman — the Republican candidate for governor with the tough talk on immigration — had employed an illegal worker for nine years.
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