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With less than three months until the midterm elections, new poll data has Democratic Texas Senate hopeful Beto O’Rourke in a statistical tie with incumbent Ted Cruz.

An Emerson College e-poll conducted from August 22-25 had Cruz with 38 percent of the vote and O’Rourke with 37 percent. About 21 percent of voters were still undecided, but the poll found that Cruz’s popularity is waning with independents—57 percent of them rated him as unfavorable.

An NBC/Marist poll last week placed O’Rourke within 4 points of Cruz.

A new report from the right-leaning Washington Examiner also found that Cruz, who preaches anti-establishment, Tea Party rhetoric, is worried about funding his campaign and has been reaching out to traditional Republican sources of support to ask for cash.

O’Rourke has raised more than $23 million, mostly from small donations and without corporate help. Cruz has raised about the same but lags in cash-on-hand.

Big-time Republican donors, however, have been staying out of the race. “It’s just not on my radar screen,” John Nau, a major donor in Houston, told the Washington Examiner. “I don’t have an opinion on the U.S. Senate race one way or the other… Ted’s going to win.”…