In Iowa, Ben Carson Says He's Edging Closer to 2016 Run

The Republican tells Bloomberg Politics he sees no need to formally declare himself a candidate anytime soon.

Dr. Ben Carson speaks as the keynote speaker at the Wake Up America gala Event September 5, 2014 at the Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Ben Carson said Saturday he's getting closer to making a decision to run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination and is spending time studying foreign policy and building a network of “people in critical positions” waiting to launch a campaign.

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