Ben Carson

(RNN) – Ben Carson announced that he will not participate in the Fox News debate in Detroit on Thursday, saying “I do not see a political path forward in light of last evening’s Super Tuesday primary results.” Carson had a dismal showing in the Super Tuesday primaries, finishing last or next-to-last in all 12 contests. “Even though I […]

On Tuesday, voters in 12 states headed to the polls as Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton and her Republican rival Donald Trump work to expand their delegate count against their nearest challengers, according to The New York Times.

The remaining five Republican presidential candidates took to the stage Thursday at the University of Houston in the final debate ahead of the all-important Super Tuesday primaries next week.

When playing nice hasn’t secured a lock on the Republican presidential nomination, Ben Carson has opted for the next best thing: attacking President Barack Obama with whatever seems reasonable. No matter how unreasonable it actually is. Not helping matters for Carson is a very blunt assessment from Bill O’Reilly, who laid out plain and simple […]

A van carrying Ben Carson's presidential campaign team "hit a patch of ice and flipped on its side," striking another vehicle.


Trump endured repeated attacks from one-time presumed front-runner Jeb Bush and other competitors as they joined in opposition to his call to ban Muslims from the United States. The debate came in the aftermath of terror attacks in San Bernardino, California, and Paris.

Ben Carson dismissed the fact that Black men and women are being disproportionately targeted by police, saying he needed more "evidence" that profiling exists in law enforcement.

As Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump continues to struggle in the polls in early voting states against Ben Carson, he has recruited a Black female Tea Partier as his campaign spokeswoman, according to Politico.

Donald Trump can’t understand why anyone would vote for a man who admits he tried to stab one of his friends – as fellow GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson continues to claim. Trump was speaking in Iowa Thursday when he recounted Dr. Carson’s tale of trying to stab his friend in the stomach, but ultimately only […]

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Ben Carson thinks that one way to attract young, black voters is to put out a rap ad. So his campaign just did it, according to ABC News. And no, it wasn’t Cole, Kendrick or Drake on the track. No Kanye, no Jay Z, no Fetty Wap. Instead, Carson’s campaign enlisted the talents of Aspiring Mogul. […]

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