Ben Carson Will Skip Thursday's Republican Debate

By Robert Schroeder Markets MarketWatch Pulse

Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon running for the Republican presidential nomination, will skip Thursday's scheduled GOP debate, he said Wednesday. Carson has not won any states in this year's primary season and continues to poll low compared to his rivals. He said in a statement he does not see a political path forward after Super Tuesday. In his statement he does not say he is suspending his campaign.

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