Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Whitman Loses Latino Votes Over Mishandling of Housekeeper Scandal

The campaign of California’s Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman took a blow among Latino voters, according to the first survey of Latinos to gauge the impact of the controversy over her firing of her undocumented housekeeper and disastrous handling of the matter afterward. “Among Latinos, it wasn’t so much that Whitman fired her,” Louis DeSipio, […]

Whitman Confronted with Immigration Controversy during History-making Debate

On Saturday, Univision broadcasted the first California gubernatorial debate to ever be held in Spanish, as Republican Meg Whitman tried to fence off attacks over her hiring, and subsequent firing, of an undocumented housekeeper. The second gubernatorial debate between Whitman and her Democratic opponent, Jerry Brown, took place in Fresno State’s Satellite Student Union and […]

California GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Meg Whitman May Have Abused Housekeeper

The issue of illegal immigration took center stage in Meg Whitman’s campaign yesterday after the Republican’s former housekeeper made allegations at a news conference that the gubernatorial candidate “abused” her. Whitman’s former housekeeper of nine years, Nicky Diaz-Santillan, says Whitman “exploited, disrespected, humiliated and emotionally and financially abused” her.  Diaz was fired in June 2009. […]