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  • Top 10 mistakes of Election 2010

    Top 10 mistakes of Election 2010

    We all make mistakes. But in the world of politics, it’s an art form. Sometimes they’re game-changers, or at least make the possibility of catching the front-runner more difficult. Some are Hail Mary passes gone terribly wrong. Not everyone will agree that everything here was a mistake. So without further ado, here’s our list of favorites from Election 2010, in no particular order, and focused on mistakes that could affect the outcome of a race. They’re mostly from Senate and governors’ races. We’re sure House candidates made plenty of mistakes, too, but most didn’t get national news coverage.

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  • Top 10 mistakes of Election 2010

    Top 10 mistakes of Election 2010

    We all make mistakes. But in the world of politics, it’s an art form. Sometimes they’re game-changers, or at least make the possibility of catching the front-runner more difficult. Some are Hail Mary passes gone terribly wrong. Not everyone will agree that everything here was a mistake. So without further ado, here’s our list of favorites from Election 2010, in no particular order, and focused on mistakes that could affect the outcome of a race. They’re mostly from Senate and governors’ races. We’re sure House candidates made plenty of mistakes, too, but most didn’t get national news coverage.

  • Meg Whitman loses ground in polls as Nicky Diaz controversy drags on

    The Vote Meg Whitman loses ground in polls as Nicky Diaz controversy drags on

    Poll results show Meg Whitman falling slightly behind Jerry Brown in the days following a media blitz about Whitman previously employing Nicky Diaz, an illegal immigrant.

  • Meg Whitman and the perils of employing illegal help: six memorable cases

    Meg Whitman and the perils of employing illegal help: six memorable cases

    Meg Whitman, California GOP gubernatorial candidate, is alleged to have employed a housekeeper from 2000 to 2009 even though she knew the woman was in the US illegally. It's a political bombshell for Ms. Whitman. The politics of household employment and immigration have proved tricky before. Here are six prominent cases, plus the allegations against Whitman.

  • Meg Whitman knew housekeeper might be illegal immigrant, according to lawyer

    Meg Whitman knew housekeeper might be illegal immigrant, according to lawyer

    Meg Whitman told reporters that she fired her housekeeper last year when the woman informed Whitman she was in the country illegally. Now, Meg Whitman's former housekeeper has hired high-profile attorney Gloria Allred.