Carly Fiorina, former CEO of Hewlett-Packard, is the only woman running for the Republican Party. Although Fiorina has never held political office before, she believes that her lack of political experience is part of what makes her a good candidate. Fiorina attributes her role as CEO at Hewlett-Packard to giving her solid preparation to make decisions that are required for a world leader. Fiorina was the first woman to take control of a Fortune 100 company and has been named the most powerful woman in American business by Fortune magazine.
In 2010, Fiorina unsuccessfully made a run for Congress in California. After being defeated, she then decided to run for the Republican nomination for president. Carly Fiorina describes herself as a Moderate Conservative. Fiorina’s platform is heavily involved in the big issues such as abortion, education, homeland security, and the economy. Carly has led a number of charities and nonprofits. She is chairman of many organizations such as the American Conservative Union Foundation and chairman of a Christian faith-based organization that helps lift millions out of poverty worldwide.
Although most of her public image is largely defined by her time as CEO at Hewlett-Packard, Carly Fiorina believes that she can turn this country around, and show everyone that a business woman can be the change our country needs as the president of the United States.
FINANCIAL AID / STUDENT LOANS / COST OF EDUCATION
This article is actually comparing Fiorina and another fellow Republican candidate—Ben Carson. Carly’s view on student loans is to bring back a sense of competition in the loan industry and in a higher education in general.
This article is about how Carly Fiorina believes that the administration has nationalized the student loan industry which then provides us with no choices.
This article discusses Fiorina and her feelings on the 2009 stimulus package.
This article calls Fiorina “the face of corporate greed” during her 5 years as CEO of Hewlett-Packard.
APPROACH TO TERRORISM / EXTREMIST GROUPS
This article discusses how Carly Fiorina approves of waterboarding.
This article is an interview that Carly Fiorina did with Hugh Hewitt on the Quds forces in Syria.
HUMANITARIAN / FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR OTHER NATIONS
This article is about how Fiorina is against the United States allowing more Syrian refugees to come here.
Fiorina believes that the U.S has already done their fair share in terms of humanitarian aid.
Fiorina believes there should be no tolerance for situations like the one in Baltimore.