Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina became on Monday the Republican Party's first female candidate of the 2016 presidential race.

She joins a boys club that as of Monday includes three U.S. senators — Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, and Ted Cruz — as well as retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, who also is announcing his candidacy on Monday.

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Fiorina starts off as a long-shot candidate, but she has been making the argument that she's the perfect potential foil to Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton.

Get smart fast about Fiorina. Here's where she stands on the issues:

(Graphic by Kent Hernández)

Brett LoGiurato is the senior national political correspondent at Fusion, where he covers all things 2016. He'll give you everything you need to know about politics, with a healthy side of puns.

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