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Carly Fiorina: From running a tech giant to running for presidency

Carly Fiorina speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland.
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Carly Fiorina speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland.

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina has made it a long way from her early days as a secretary at tech company Hewlett-Packard.

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina has made it a long way from her early days as a secretary at tech company Hewlett-Packard.

Fiorina worked her way from secretary to chief executive officer of the company and now is in the race to be the first woman president of the U.S.  

Fiorina is being called an unusual case, running a presidential campaign while never having held a political office. While it’s still too soon to tell what direction Fiorina’s campaign will go, some speculate she’ll make it on one of the republican tickets as a candidate for vice president.

However, just last week, Fiorina saw a rise in the polls, coming in third in New Hampshire and Iowa. What’s next for the Fiorina campaign? And will she be able to take the spotlight away from Trump in the polls?

Guest: ​

Jenna Johnson, reporter for Washington Post  who has been covering Fiorina

Peter Burrows, author of "Backfire: Carly Fiorina's High-Stakes Battle for the Soul of Hewlett-Packard."

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