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Paula Dwyer

Republican 'Outsiders' Are Mainly Mainstream

Bombast aside, Trump, Carson and Fiorina pretty much line up with the party on economic policy.
How different are they?

How different are they?

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The staying power of the three outsider candidates in the Republican presidential race is supposed to signal voters’ yearning for fresh, bold solutions to the nation’s problems.   

So what do Donald Trump, Carly Fiorina and Ben Carson have to offer that the conventional Republican candidates don’t? The answer may surprise you.