(BREITBART) On Tuesday, Dr. Ben Carson said he is starting to think about running for the White House in 2016.

Carson, the retired brain surgeon, won a Western Conservative Summit straw poll this weekend in Colorado, and the Draft Ben Carson for President Committee has raised more than similar groups for Hillary Clinton and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) have.

“I certainly didn’t give it much thought early on,” he said on Fox News before noting that “there’s just hundreds of people” who are “so enthusiastic” every place he goes.

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