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If the polls, and headlines, are to be believed, Tuesday's runoff looks like Ted Cruz's to lose.
According to a Public Policy Polling survey released late Sunday, Cruz leads his opponent, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, comfortably, 52 to 42 percent. Earlier this month, a poll from the same firm showed Cruz leading Dewhurst by 5 points, 49 to 44 percent.
The poll adds to a growing pile of good news for Cruz. On top of strong fundraising numbers, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina and former presidential candidate ...