Pitch Man

Ben Carson Accuses Rivals of Planting Mannatech Questions

The Republican front-runner suggested a question at last week's Republican debate may have come from one of his competitors.

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As he rises in the polls, Ben Carson and his presidential campaign are moving quickly to distance the retired neurosurgeon from Mannatech, Inc., a controversial nutritional supplements company that paid $7 million to settle a case brought by the Texas attorney general over allegations that the company deceptively marketed its products as cure-alls for diseases like cancer.

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