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Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) and independent candidate Greg Orman are tied in a new Monmouth University poll, further evidence that the race has pulled even in its final weeks.

Monmouth found Orman and Roberts both sitting at 46 percent; 3 percent said they'd vote for someone else and 5 percent were undecided.

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MayDay PAC, Harvard professor Larry Lessig's super PAC with the mission to end super PACs, dropped $774,000 in the Kansas Senate race to boost independent Greg Orman in his campaign against Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS).

The PAC reported the spending on TV advertising over the weekend to the Federal Election Commission and released a new ad. The buy is the campaign- finance-reform-focused group's first spending in support of Orman, who has said that he would support a constitutional amendment overturning the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision.

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