Carson to Skip Debate, Seeing No Path to Presidential Nomination

The move is effectively the first consolidation of the field since Jeb Bush dropped out on Feb. 20.

Ben Carson greets voters in Spartanburg, South Carolina, on Feb. 20, 2016.

Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said he will skip Thursday’s televised debate and doesn't see any “political path forward” after a poor Super Tuesday showing.

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