is Carly Fiorina a conservative?

Is Carly Fiorina Ready for Her Close-up?

Alexis Levinson, National Review

Republicans outside of Fiorina’s orbit say the official side of her campaign needs to beef up its infrastructure if it hopes to capitalize on her success. The failures of Rick Perry and Scott Walker to sustain campaigns, even as each had a super PAC with millions of dollars waiting in the wings, seemed to illustrate that soft money can only take a contender so far.

Carly Gets It Wrong: Hits Carson, Agrees With Hillary On Muslim President

Both Carly Fiorina and Hillary Clinton missed – intentionally or otherwise – the point Dr. Ben Carson was making, which was not CAN a Muslim be President, but SHOULD a Muslim be President? And this is not a new question for Americans to ask, a similar question was asked during the Communist assault on constitutional government during the 1950s.  Click here to sign our petition urging Dr. Carson not to back down in the face of attempts to intimidate him into disavowing his fair and accurate comments about Islam and the Constitution.

The Social Issues Make A Comeback & Carly Stands Out

By Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman

From a marketing perspective the candidate who clearly improved their brand recognition and standing was Carly Fiorina. It remains to be seen out of whose market share Carly Fiorina’s inevitable rise in the polls will come, and while she may be a late adherent to the conservative agenda, Fiorina showed herself to be a fierce competitor with a knack for homing in on the discontents grassroots conservatives have with those they perceive as “politicians” and turning that discontent to her advantage.

Fiorina gets boost as CNN changes debate rules

Al Weaver, Washington Examiner

CNN announced Tuesday that it is amending the criteria for inclusion for the second GOP debate in two weeks at the Reagan Library. According to the cable network, any candidate who ranks "in the top 10 in polling between August 6 and September 10" will be invited to the debate. The news comes after complaints from GOP hopeful Carly Fiorina, who was set to be excluded from the debate despite a rise in her poll numbers.

Why Carly Fiorina Has a Tough Climb to Make the Next Debate Cutoff

Nate Cohn, The New York Times

Carly Fiorina has surged in the polls after her strong performance in the so-called kiddie debate — the debate for candidates who weren’t in the top 10 in public opinion polls to qualify for the main Fox News debate on Aug. 6. She has moved up to sixth place in the Huffington Post Pollster average. But that still might not be enough to get into the next debate for the top 10 candidates, on Sept. 16 on CNN.

Does Carly Have the Record to Throw These Punches?

Daniel Horowitz, Conservative Review

Carly Fiorina has been widely extolled for her solid performance in the Fox News debate featuring the second tier candidates last Thursday.  Judging by her rise in the polls, her overall message clearly resonated with a number of voters.  Most prominently, voters are likely tantalized by her promise to “throw every punch at Hillary” and not pull punches, as has been the case with previous GOP nominees.

Fiorina: Income Inequality Is Worse Under Progressive Policies

Real Clear Politics

First, we have to remember what the engine of economic growth is in this nation. You know what it is? Small businesses. Family-owned businesses. Community-based businesses. I started out as a nine-person real estate firm typing and filing. That's how most people start. 

Fiorina: Government too big to get basics right

Carly Fiorina, USA Today

It is clear that we need a fundamental reimagining of government. That starts with citizenship and leadership. It starts with a definitive message to the professional political class: we will not stand for this anymore.

Fiorina, allied super PAC to report almost $5 million for campaign

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press

Carly Fiorina's campaign said Monday she has raised $1.4 million to support her underdog bid for the Republican presidential nomination, and an outside group helping her said it has collected $3.4 million.