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Carson enters growing field for GOP nomination
Carson enters growing field for GOP nomination

Dr. Ben Carson, the celebrated pediatric neurosurgeon who spent his career at Johns Hopkins Hospital before becoming a darling of conservative voters, said Sunday he will seek the Republican nomination for president next year. Carson, a former Baltimore County resident, told an Ohio television station that he will formally announce his campaign in Detroit on Monday. He will become the fourth Republican to enter the race. "I'm willing to be a part of that equation and therefore I am announcing my candidacy for president of the United States of America," Carson told WKRC-TV in Cincinnati in an interview that aired Sunday night. "Many people have suggested to me that I...