Friday, September 17, 2010

$119 Million? She Spends It On Governor's Race

Former eBay CEO-turned-politician Meg Whitman has spent an astonishing $119 million of her personal fortune on her first-time campaign as the Republican nominee for governor in California, new campaign filings show.

The figures shatter the previous record, set just last year by longtime self-funder and fellow businessman New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, of $109 million, in his bid to capture a third term.

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