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Election Day

After pulling down millions in boardrooms, a number of former CEOs are spending gobs to get into government: Carly Fiorina from HP spent $5.5 million on the California Senate primary, Meg Whitman from eBay is making a $119 million bid to be California governor, and Linda McMahon of WWE pledged $50 million to wrestle her way into the Senate for Connecticut. Some argue a financial leg up is nothing compared with political-outsider appeal. "When you have people in Washington for 28 years," Fiorina has said, "how can they possibly know what is going on?" — RA

Tue, November 02
Election Day

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