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02/08/2016 10:35 am ET

Carly Fiorina Reveals She's Been Called 'Bimbo' And 'Bitch' On The Campaign Trail

The lone female Republican presidential candidate tells HuffPost she still faces gender discrimination regularly.

This is the ninth installment of '16 And President, the Huffington Post series that takes you behind the scenes for a day in the life on the campaign trail with the candidates running for president.  

DERRY, N.H. -- There are eight major Republican candidates currently running for president. Only one of them -- former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina -- was excluded from Saturday night's final debate before the New Hampshire primary. 

Fiorina's poll numbers left her just short of making the cut, as determined by a standard that ABC News established with the Republican National Committee's blessing.

The lone woman in the GOP race, Fiorina told us during a recent day we spent with her in New Hampshire that she suffers gender discrimination regularly on the campaign trail. 

"All the words that I have been called as a secretary, as a CEO, I'm being called as a presidential candidate -- you know, 'bimbo,' 'bitch,'" Fiorina said. "People have said that when I tell my story I'm playing the gender card. No, I'm not. I'm just telling my story." 

Watch the video above for the latest installment of the HuffPost series '16 And President.

Story by Scott Conroy. 


Video by Jon Strauss and Samuel Wilkes.

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