John McCain backs Meg Whitman for Calif. governor |

John McCain backs Meg Whitman for Calif. governor

TUSTIN ” Sen. John McCain has endorsed former eBay chief executive Meg Whitman for California governor.

The former Republican presidential nominee appeared Friday with Whitman at an Orange County rally where he called her “the next governor” of the nation’s most populous state.

McCain also describes her “a great American success story.”

Whitman is one of several Republicans maneuvering to get into next year’s race to replace Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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