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Fiorina Surges to 2nd Place in Poll; Trump, Carson See Support Drop

There was also good news for Marco Rubio.
Carly Fiorina, former chairman and chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard Co. and 2016 Republican presidential candidate, speaks to the media in the spin area after a televised forum ahead of the first Republican presidential debate at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015.

Carly Fiorina, former chairman and chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard Co. and 2016 Republican presidential candidate, speaks to the media in the spin area after a televised forum ahead of the first Republican presidential debate at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg
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There's a new outsider in the Republican in crowd. 

Following a strong performance in Thursday's Republican presidential debate, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina has vaulted into second place in the race. Fiorina's support in a new CNN/ORC national poll of registered voters now stands at 15 percent, up from the 3 percent she received when the poll was last taken in early September.