Meg Whitman Smashes Record for Self-Financed Campaign in California

California Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman has shattered the record for personal spending by any candidate in any American election in history. The former eBay chief executive has donated another $15 million of her own fortune to her campaign treasury, bringing her total so far to $119 million. That surpasses the $109 million spent by New York City's Mayor Michael Bloomberg on his reelection campaign in 2009. Whitman has used much of her money on a torrent of advertising,...Full Story
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