Former Hewlett-Packard CEO
Carly Fiorina sets stage for 2016 run

Carly Fiorina speaks at a rally in Kentucky in October. (Timothy D. Easley/AP)

She could stand out in the crowded GOP field, but a failed 2010 Senate bid and debts from it raise doubts.

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    Former Hewlett-Packard CEO <br> Carly Fiorina sets stage for 2016 run

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