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Nicky Diaz Santillan, who claims to have been the nanny and housekeeper of Republican nominee for Californnia Governor Meg Whitman, wipes away tears at a press conference in Los Angeles on September 29, 2010. The confererence was organized by her attorney Gloria Allred to announce alleged claims of mistreatment and unfair dismissal. Whitman's campaign alleges that the former maid lied to the candidate about her immigration status when she was hired in 2000 and was in fact an undocumented worker. By Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images.

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