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Former H-P CEO Fiorina Announces California Senate Bid

Saying that she has learned in recent years that "decisions made by the Senate impact every family and every business, of any size, in America," former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina used an op-ed in The Orange County Register to announce today that she's running as a Republican against Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer of California in next year's election.

As the Los Angeles Times notes Fiorina will first face a primary against state Assemblyman Chuck DeVore.

During last year's presidential race, Fiorina was an economic adviser to Republican nominee Sen. John McCain.

Fiorina lost her job at Hewlett-Packard in the wake of its troubled merger with Compaq.

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