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Meg Whitman breaks US campaign spending records

Meg Whitman's campaign reported another $15 million contribution late Tuesday, bringing her personal donation to $119 million.

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Former eBay Inc Chief Executive and California Republican candidate for Governor Meg Whitman talks during a campaign appearance at Function Drinks beverage company in Los Angeles, California, on Sept. 14.

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Meg Whitman, the Republican candidate for California governor, has surpassed New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg for the highest personal contribution in American campaign history.

Whitman's campaign reported another $15 million contribution late Tuesday, bringing her personal donation to $119 million.

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The billionaire former eBay chief executive's spending surpasses the previous record of $108 million set by Bloomberg in his bid for a third term last year.

Whitman has spent the summer aggressively fundraising for her general election race against Democratic Attorney General Jerry Brown.


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