Dr. Ben Carson has catapulted in the polls to be squarely in the second position overall, just behind Donald Trump. Some national polls have him in a slight lead over the billionaire businessman. In a recent in depth interview Carson spoke candidly about his positions on a number of issues.
So, just who is Ben Carson and what does he stand for? How does he feel about immigration policies, education, Obamacare, and the burdening debt crisis? What would he implement? And why is he running for President?
See video of Carson's speech with Obama present that sparked his political career next page: