Top Ben Carson Aides Quit Amid Campaign Turmoil

Posted on AllSides January 2nd, 2016
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New upheaval engulfed Ben Carson’s troubled presidential campaign on Thursday as his campaign manager and his spokesman resigned abruptly after a deep rift with an outside adviser to the candidate.

The resignations of Barry Bennett, the campaign manager, and Doug Watts, the spokesman, come as Mr. Carson has been scrambling to stop a slide in polls amid questions about his grasp of foreign policy and scrutiny of his biographical narrative with the Iowa caucuses looming on Feb. 1.

The top aides were in a tug of war for Mr. Carson’s...

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