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HP's ex-CEO joins Senate Race

necro81 (917438) writes | more than 4 years ago

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necro81 (917438) writes "Carly Fiorina, the former CEO of HP, has announced that she will run as a Republican to unseat California senator Barbara Boxer in next year's mid-term elections. A political newcomer, she plans to run on a platform of lowering taxes, reigning-in government spending, and touting her business experience. As HP's boss, she had a mix of successes (such as a merger with Compaq and spinoff of Agilent) and failures (such as a stock price that fell by half) before being ousted unanimously in 2005. Although her $21 million golden parachute provides her with an early edge in fundraising, she will face a strong primary challenge from assemblyman Chuck DeVore, a staunch social conservative."

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Do Senators also fly Gulf Stream V's? (1)

turtleshadow (180842) | more than 4 years ago | (#30002718)

I wonder when senators fly do they have to claim the boondoggles and the free ticket as gifts when using executive jets?

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