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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the International Association of Fire Fighters legislative conference in March. He got into the Democratic presidential nomination fight Thursday. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Bernie Sanders (left), Sen. Kamala Harris, President Trump, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg are the top five fund raisers for the 2020 presidential campaign, according to data from July 15. Josh Edelson/AFP, Ethan Miller (2), Alex Wong, Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during a campaign rally in June 2016 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Calif. He launched a second presidential campaign on Tuesday, with a big burst of donations from supporters, but new challenges ahead. Sandy Huffaker/AP hide caption

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President Trump's approval rating is slipping, and it's largely because of cracks among his base. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Poll: Trump Approval Down, Slips With Base

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President Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive to speak to members of the U.S. military during an unannounced trip to Al Asad Air Base in Iraq on Dec. 26. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump arrives at a campaign rally Monday in Fort Wayne, Ind. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic Control Of The House Is Trouble For Trump, And 6 Other Election Takeaways

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President Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz, once political combatants, embrace at a rally in Houston on Monday. "You know, we had our little difficulties," Trump said for the crowd. "It got ugly. ... But nobody has helped me more." Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Texas Democratic Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke, seen campaigning in Houston this month, has launched his first attack ads on Republican Sen. Ted Cruz as he tries to regain traction in the last weeks of the campaign. Loren Elliott/Getty Images hide caption

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Beto O'Rourke Goes On The Attack Against Ted Cruz

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Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke makes a point as Republican Sen. Ted Cruz listens Friday during a debate at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Tom Fox/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Surprisingly Close Texas Senate Race Sparks Testy Debate For Cruz, O'Rourke

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U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke speaks during a campaign rally in Plano, Texas, on Saturday. O'Rourke is the Democratic challenger for the Senate seat currently held by Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas. Laura Buckman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Biggest Hurdle For Beto O'Rourke In Texas Is Turning Out Latino Voters

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Beto O'Rourke speaks at the Texas Democratic Convention in June. The winner of the party's U.S. Senate primary has embraced progressive positions — at times including impeaching President Trump. Richard W. Rodriguez/AP hide caption

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To Win Texas, Beto O'Rourke Is Running To The Left

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