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nnnnn white house hopeful ben carson writing a surprising wave a support among conservatives to be the next republican presidential nominee they're retired neurosurgeon polling near the top in key early primary states , steve holland is covering the twenty sixteen campaign for reuters ben carson is having a surprise showing and %HESITATION the reuters ipsos poll and and and a number of other polls and he is doing this at the grassroots level %HESITATION people are flocking to him and in some of the key states , uh based on his personal story of being a neurosurgeon who separated conjoined twins carson ranks third in the reuters poll among republican primary voters behind florida governor jeb bush and wisconsin governor scott walker what we need to do carson has been a conservative darling ever since we spoke out against obamacare infer to president obama at a prayer breakfast two years ago , since jumping into the race he seen a certain small dollar financial donations a hundred eighty five thousand at last count and on track for two hundred thousand at the end of the month doctor carson is almost half way to what obama had in two thousand eleven in terms of individual contributions to his campaign having no experience in government might be helping carson now but the true test will be whether he can debate well enough against those who do and when the republican presidential debates began on august sixth , carson's outside the mainstream positions like wanting presidents to serve only one six year term will come under the hot lights , so