Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman (left) shakes hands with her Democratic opponent, Jerry Brown, before the start of their second debate, held at California State University, Fresno, in Fresno, Calif., on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman (left) shakes hands with her Democratic opponent, Jerry Brown, before the start of their second debate, held at California State University, Fresno, in Fresno, Calif., on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)