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Ben Car­son to run for GOP nom­i­na­tion

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WASH­ING­TON — Ben Car­son, re­tired neu­ro­sur­geon turned con­ser­va­tive star, has con­firmed that he will seek the Repub­li­can pres­i­den­tial nom­i­na­tion in 2016.

Car­son, who has never run for public of­fice, is ex­pected to be the only high­pro­file African-Amer­i­can to en­ter the GOP’s pres­i­den­tial pri­mary as he tries to par­lay his suc­cess as an au­thor and speaker into a com­pet­i­tive cam­paign against es­tab­lished politi­cians.

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