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Hedge-Fund Magnate Robert Mercer Emerges as a Generous Backer of Cruz

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at the National Rifle Association convention Friday, April 10, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP P
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at the National Rifle Association convention Friday, April 10, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

The two men share a passion for unbridled markets, concerns about the Internal Revenue Service and a skeptical view of climate change.

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