Carly Fiorina's file:
Fiorina

Republican from California

Carly Fiorina is the former chairman and chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard Company (HP). She was defeated in her attempt as the Republican nominee to unseat Sen. Barbara Boxer in 2010.

Recent statements involving Carly Fiorina

"Seventy percent of the people living in abject poverty are women."

"There are only four countries in the world that ... legalize abortion after five months -- China, North Korea, Canada and the U.S."

"Fiorina's plan would mean slashing Social Security and Medicare."

"Carly Fiorina, she's against banning assault weapons."

"As the CEO of HP, Carly Fiorina laid off 30,000 workers."

Recent stories featuring Carly Fiorina

Government jobs vs. private jobs: Which help the economy more?:

We examine a debate between Carly Fiorina and Paul Krugman and explore if an increase in government jobs promotes growth in private-sector employment.

Campaign ads that mattered:

Most campaign ads this year pummeled viewers into submission -- or apathy. But a few didn't. Here are eight that changed the trajectory of their races.

California mudslide:

We put ads from the Golden State races to the test on our Truth-O-Meter.

GOP Ad Guru Fred Davis versus the Truth-O-Meter:

Fred Davis is the man behind some of the most widely-viewed viral campaign videos over the past couple years. PolitiFact has weighed in on many of them.

Fact-checking Sen. Barbara Boxer's attack ad on Carly Fiorina's record at HP:

Fiorina is accused of laying off tens of thousands of HP workers and shipping jobs overseas at the same time her salary tripled and perks expanded.

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