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Republican Sen. Ted Cruz with a supporter after a campaign rally in Cypress, Texas, Aug. 11, 2018. Cruz has expressed concern about his re-election bid against Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke, enough to ask President Donald Trump, once his bitter rival for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, to campaign with him. (Tamir Kalifa/The New York Times)

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz with a supporter after a campaign rally in Cypress, Texas, Aug. 11, 2018. Cruz has expressed concern about his re-election bid against Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke, enough to ask President Donald Trump, once his bitter rival for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, to campaign with him. (Tamir Kalifa/The New York Times)