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Cruz vs. O’Rourke is most expensive U.S. Senate race in history

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The Dalhart Texan

Oct. 12--The battle between Republican incumbent Ted Cruz and Democrat Beto O’Rourke is now the most expensive U.S. Senate race in history and the costliest general election battle Texas has seen for any office.

That was assured on Friday when O’Rourke announced he raised $38 million in just three months from the start of July to the end of September. It is the biggest-ever campaign fundraising quarter for a U.S. Senate race, crushing an 18-year record. “We are doing something absolutely historic,” O’Rourke told his supporters in announcing the haul on social media. 

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