Ben Carson is overhauling his campaign operation, adjusting his tone and doubling down on old-fashioned retail politics to help revive his flailing presidential bid.
The retired neurosurgeon, who sat atop the GOP field just months ago, kicked off 2016 facing sliding poll numbers and a campaign shakeup. Five staffers — including three top advisers — have left the campaign, said retired Major Gen. Robert Dees, the new campaign chairman. That leaves Carson’s team just weeks to regroup before the Iowa caucuses.
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