Chairman of the Republican National Committee Reince Priebus addresses an audience at an event, July 31, 2014, in Boston.
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GOP chair Reince Priebus: Media has ‘crazy obsession’ with Ben Carson


Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, tells TODAY’s Matt Lauer that the media scrutiny of Ben Carson’s past amounts to a “crazy obsession,” and that Hillary Clinton’s past should face similar attention. Regarding the RNC’s strained relationship with NBC over the recent GOP debate on CNBC, Priebus says he had a “good conversation” with NBC News head Andrew Lack.

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GOP chair Reince Priebus: Media has 'crazy obsession' with Ben Carson