Politics & Government

August 30, 2010

Whitman's campaign pulls ex-Gov. Pete Wilson from spotlight

Former California Gov. Pete Wilson provided Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman a valuable endorsement in the GOP primary, when he declared she would be "tough as nails" on illegal immigration. But what made that recommendation resonate for many conservatives has become a liability now that Whitman is trying to win over Latino and independent voters.

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