Facebook Reveals Biggest Political Spenders In The Run-Up To Midterm Elections

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U.S. Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke of Texas has spent more than any other U.S. politician this election cycle, according to newly released data from Facebook. The Democratic challenger to incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz forked over more than $5.4 million on Facebook ads since May — more than 10 times the amount the Republican spent on his re-election bid over that same time period. According to the Federal Election Commission, O’Rourke has the money to burn. He raised $61.8…