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In retirement, Ben Carson moving closer to 2016
In retirement, Ben Carson moving closer to 2016

Ben Carson had a modest plan in mind last year when he retired from Johns Hopkins Hospital after a celebrated, decades-long career in neurosurgery: He wanted to improve his golf game and learn to play the organ. But the 63-year-old has been too busy crisscrossing the country, raising money and elevating his profile to pursue his golf swing or his love for Bach. Nearly two years after he burst unexpectedly onto the national political scene, Carson is sending every signal that he's interested in adding a presidential campaign to his bucket list. Given Carson's penchant for controversy and his lack of experience as a candidate, it might be easy to dismiss talk of his political...