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Carson grilled on his vision for housing

It was a generally friendly session in front of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, but doubts remain on his lack of government experience

During the confirmation hearing, Dr Carson spoke at length about his impoverished childhood and how his mother raised him to be self-reliant.


BEN Carson on Thursday detailed his vision for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD): one that integrates government-assistance programmes with "holistic" solutions and greater involvement of businesses and faith groups.

Speaking before a generally...

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