Ben Carson tells supporters he sees no ‘path forward’ for presidential campaign

Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon who briefly led the Republican presidential race before his campaign began an extended public implosion, told his supporters in a statement Wednesday afternoon that he does not see a “path forward” and will not attend Thursday’s debate in Detroit. Carson, however, did not formally suspend his campaign. Instead, he said in the statement that he […]

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Ben Carson Launches 2016 Presidential Campaign

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson launched a bid for the Republican presidential nomination, promising to run a different kind of campaign and proving the point with one of the most unusual campaign launches in recent memory. The Detroit event featured the candidate’s wife playing violin on “The Star-Spangled Banner,” a gospel choir covering Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” and a men’s vocal group […]

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Ted Cruz Launches Presidential Campaign at Liberty University

“I believe God isn’t done with America yet.” Sen. Ted Cruz launched his presidential campaign with a convocation — a speech that fused religious themes with political arguments and his family’s personal stories. In a speech at Liberty University, the Texas Republican talked about the effects of “the transformative love of Jesus Christ” on his father and outlined a conservative […]

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The Invisible Presidential Campaign Kicks Off in Earnest

Presidential candidates-to-be, and a passel of well-known clingers on, converged in Iowa this weekend with all the flash and fun the nation has come to expect of the Grand Old Party. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee and former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina managed substantive introductions, alongside businessman Donald Trump, who declared […]

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