Meg Whitman bids to save California

March 16, 2009, 2:09 PM UTC

Check out my cover story, out today!

Folks here at Fortune say it’s a rip-roaring read, fun and full of access. I had a blast doing it. I spent three intense days with Whitman, whom I’ve known for a decade, in Silicon Valley and Orange County. I was with her for the first campaign speeches of her life. She’s a neophyte, learning fast.

I learned about California politics (rough and tumble!) and the dire condition of America’s largest state. Click here to read the story. And stay tuned to Postcards for some inside scoop on Candidate Meg and California.