Ben Carson

Benjamin Carson Sr. is well-known politician, author and retired Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon. In 2015 he made headlines after he announced that he was running for the Republican nomination in the 2016 presidential election. Aside from his political ambitions, Carson was the first surgeon to successfully separate conjoined twins joined at the head and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President George W. Bush for his work. His views and speeches have solidified him as a popular conservative figure in politics.

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An Examination of Last Night's Iowa Caucus Results

More questions were raised than answers.

Ted Cruz Defeats Donald Trump to Win Iowa Caucus

Senator says "tonight is a victory for the grass roots."

Ben Carson Leaves Iowa to Do Chores

The Republican field starts to thin out after caucus.

Ben Carson on Flint Crisis: 'It Is Abominable'

The presidential candidate weighs in on water emergency.

Ben Carson Says Rap Song Ad was Not Authorized by Him

"Please don't Google it," he jokingly exclaimed.

Celebrities: Exclusive: Ben Carson Defends Stacey Dash

The Republican candidate weighs in on the controversy. (1/23/2016)
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