PolitiCal Roundup: A nudge for the GOP, Meg Whitman goes corporate
-- Play politics, The Times' George Skelton urges Republicans, who he says have benched themselves from the budget debate.
-- Where is Meg Whitman now? Serving on various corporate boards, including Zipcar's.
-- Retired cyclist Lance Armstrong began his cigarette-tax campaign in California.
-- Lance Corcoran never shrank from a fight. The pithy voice of the powerful state prison guards' union through some of its biggest battles, has died.