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Ben Carson Picked to Head HUD

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 5, 2016 at 9:36am 12/5/2016 at 9:36am

Former presidential candidate and retired neurosurgeon, Dr. Ben Carson, has been tapped to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Earlier reports indicated Carson had turned down administrative offers.

From the NYT:

Ben Carson, who took Donald J. Trump on a tour of blighted neighborhoods in Detroit during the presidential campaign, including...

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Ben Carson Walks Out of CNN Interview to Find His Luggage

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 2:00pm 9/11/2016 at 2:00pm
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Here’s one I missed last week:

Several days ago, Donald Trump visited Detroit. Campaign surrogate, Detroit native, and former presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson joined The Donald.

Filming a live interview with CNN outside of his childhood home, Carson had other things on his mind.

“What do you think he [Trump] took away from...

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Ben Carson: ‘People Who Are Very Ambitious Should Not Be President’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 3:00pm 4/26/2016 at 3:00pm

Oh, Ben Carson. Sweetheart, he may be, but the man is never short on gaffes.

On Fox News’ Outnumbered Tuesday, Dr. Carson, former Republican presidential contender, now Donald Trump spokesman had some interesting things to say about ambitious individuals:

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Ben Carson: The Donald done me wrong, but that’s okay

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 8:30am 3/17/2016 at 8:30am

Dr. Ben Carson is no longer running for president but he’s had a rough couple of days in the spotlight due to his support for Donald Trump.

First, Carson was grilled by a reporter for standing by Trump who at one point in recent months compared Carson to a child molester. Carson’s...

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Ben Carson: I’m Promised a Spot in Trump Administration

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 7:00am 3/15/2016 at 7:00am

Well, now we know.

Defunct presidential candidate, Dr. Ben Carson, raised many an eyebrow when he endorsed Donald Trump for president.

Of course the assumption was the obvious — Carson “sold out” for an administrative promise. Those who believed the speculation were less cynical and more right, apparently.

Speaking to Newsmax Monday,...

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Ben Carson to Endorse Donald Trump?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 7:15pm 3/10/2016 at 7:15pm

Since neurosurgeon Ben Carson suspended his presidential campaign, rumors of a looming Trump endorsement have bounced around the poltisphere.

The Washington Post reported this evening that Dr. Carson will endorse Donald Trump at a rally Friday morning:

Conservative favorite Ben Carson, who last week suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, plans...

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Ben Carson drops out of next debate, sees “no path forward”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 2:14pm 3/2/2016 at 2:14pm

Ben Carson is not officially suspending his campaign, but he’s doing almost that much, telling supporters he sees no “path forward” and dropping out of tomorrow’s debate.

Carson released the following statement: “I do not see a political path forward in light of last evening’s Super Tuesday primary results.”

I have decided not...

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Pro-Carson Super PAC Staff Jump Ship, Defects to Cruz

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 11, 2016 at 4:15pm 1/11/2016 at 4:15pm
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Just before the end of 2015, Ben Carson’s campaign manager along with 20 staffers quit.

Less than two weeks later, all New Hampshire paid staffers for a pro-Carson PAC, 2016 Committee, quit and left to volunteer for Ted Cruz.

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Ben Carson campaign collapsing?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 3:22pm 12/31/2015 at 3:22pm
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Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson’s campaign suffered a hefty loss Thursday — both his campaign director and top communication’s aide resigned, according to Politico.

Ben Carson’s campaign manager and top communications aide resigned on Thursday, throwing the retired neurosurgeon’s presidential run into chaos, with conflicting reports emerging about who will take...

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New Ben Carson Ad Hits All the Right Notes

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 7:00am 12/9/2015 at 7:00am

You don’t have to like Republican Presidential hopeful Ben Carson to like his campaign’s new web ad.

“These Hands” began airing Tuesday and unlike contentious political ads, it utilizes positive messaging.

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Ben Carson heads to refugee camp In Jordan

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 2:30pm 11/28/2015 at 2:30pm

Amidst growing concerns of his lack of knowledge of foreign policy, Dr. Ben Carson headed on Friday to Jordan to visit a refugee camp in Jordan.

From ABC News

“Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson has traveled to a refugee camp in Jordan on a “fact finding and information gathering mission.”

Is this a smart move by the campaign?

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Consensus: Trump not “lying” about 9/11 videos

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 8:30am 11/25/2015 at 8:30am
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There’s a big spat over Donald Trump’s comments that he remembers seeing video of Muslims in Jersey City or other towns near NYC cheering the attack on the World Trade Center.

The argument is over whether it happened, whether there is video and so on. Trump is sticking to his memory, and the...

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Polls: Trump Regains Lead, Carson Loses Ground, Cruz Surges

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 12:00pm 11/22/2015 at 12:00pm

In light of the terror attack in Paris and (presumably) Obama’s weak performance against ISIS and bizarrely petulant performance in Turkey, terrorism now rivals the economy as the single most important issue to American voters.

ABCNews reports:

Terrorism suddenly rivals the economy as the single most important issue to Americans in the 2016...

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Trump Asks: Is Ben Carson a Violent Criminal or Pathological Liar?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 13, 2015 at 1:15pm 11/13/2015 at 1:15pm

The Donald posted a new ad to his Instagram account Friday morning and like everything else Trump, it’s pretty, shall we say “bold”?

Posted with the caption, “Happy Friday the 13th,” and set to what sounds like a rip-off of the theme music from the popular slasher series, Halloween, Trump’s ad wonders...

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Hillary Tried to Join the Marines? Really?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 13, 2015 at 10:00am 11/13/2015 at 10:00am

At a political breakfast event in New Hampshire this week, Hillary Clinton enthralled the guests at her table with a story about the time she tried to join the Marine Corps.

Glenn Kessler reports at the Washington Post:

Hillary Clinton’s claim that she tried to join the Marines

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Legal Scholar: My West Point offer was just like Ben Carson’s

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 9, 2015 at 11:40am 11/9/2015 at 11:40am

I attended a three year high school from 1978 to 1981. I took the PSAT in tenth grade, and I checked off a box in the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test application inviting colleges to send me their literature.

I was contacted by the United States Military Academy (“USMA”) at West Point, New...

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Ben Carson: Politico “blatantly lied” about West Point story

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 6, 2015 at 5:56pm 11/6/2015 at 5:56pm

I first heard about this story in the car listening to Rush Limbaugh. It sounded bad.

Politico was reporting that a supposedly central part of Dr. Ben Carson’s personal narrative was fabricated, EXCLUSIVE: Ben Carson admits fabricating West Point Scholarship [link to Wayback Machine preserved version since edits made by Politico...

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