Carson heads back to Florida after caucuses
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Ben Carson will head back to his home in Florida following the Iowa caucuses Monday night and take a break from campaigning for a few days, according to his campaign.

The retired neurosurgeon’s campaign confirmed, however, that he’ll stay in the race regardless of his performance in the first-in-the-nation caucus.

Jason Osborne, a Carson spokesman, tweeted Monday evening:

There is a blizzard warning in effect on Tuesday for the Des Moines area.

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While most presidential candidates will head to New Hampshire and South Carolina after Iowa, Carson might speak at his Iowa victory party before results are calculated and take a flight home to rest for a few days. 

He’ll head to Washington, D.C., on Thursday to attend the National Prayer Breakfast.

Carson, who briefly led GOP front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpRonny Jackson, former White House doctor, predicts Biden will resign McCarthy: Pelosi appointing members of Jan. 6 panel who share 'pre-conceived narrative' Kinzinger denounces 'lies and conspiracy theories' while accepting spot on Jan. 6 panel MORE in Iowa polls in November, has fallen into fourth place in the polls after a series of national security missteps. His campaign manager and communications director also departed from his campaign amid a major staff shake-up.