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Bush, Carson seek to steady campaigns in latest debate

...the veracity of his celebrated biography."I have no problem with being vetted," said Carson, a quiet-spoken retired neurosurgeon. "What I do have a problem with is being lied about."The debate, the last for the GOP until mid-December, left the...
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Carson now eligible for Republican primary

Dr. Ben Carson, a neurosurgeon-turned-presidential candidate, is now eligible for the Republican presidential primary, the Republican Party of Alaska announced...
Trump is fifth to join Alaska's Republican primary

...Party.Trump is the fifth mainstream candidate to join the Republican primary in Alaska. Ohio Gov. John Kasich, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Texas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz have also qualified.
Adviser: Carson struggling with foreign policy

...get it right."A story published Tuesday by The New York Times quoted one of Carson's advisers as saying the retired neurosurgeon, who is making his first run for public office, is having trouble understanding foreign policy despite intense briefings...
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Most Alaska superdelegates silent on GOP choice

...Donald Trump was mentioned by 16 Democratic superdelegates as the candidate who would be the strongest opponent, with retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, cited by four each.New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie would be the strongest...
Republicans view Trump as most electable

...if he is nominated, and that's the most who say so of any candidate. By comparison, 6 in 10 say the same for retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, who, like Trump, has tapped into the powerful wave of antiestablishment anger defining the early phases of...
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Carson not backing off Nazi, slavery examples

...front-runner for the Republican nomination. Indeed, many conservatives embrace the unvarnished approach of the retired neurosurgeon who has never before run for office.Yet Carson's own advisers worry the rhetorical grenades may complicate his ability...
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Frustrated GOP contemplate changes to debate setup

...We need to mature in the way that we do these debates if they're going to be useful to the American people," retired neurosurgeon Carson told ABC's "This Week."The push-back comes despite a high-profile effort by the Republican National Committee...
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Insurgents vs. mainstream

...even taking a light touch with Carson, who has overtaken him in recent Iowa polls.Carson, the soft-spoken retired neurosurgeon who came into the debate with a burst of momentum, stuck to his low-key style. He sought to explain his vague tax policy...
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Experts dismiss Carson's belief pyramids used to store grain the Republican primary.He has garnered attention previously for stating that, despite his scientific training as a neurosurgeon, he rejects evolutionary biology.Another top contender for the GOP nomination, businessman Donald Trump, has suggested...
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