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Billionaires to the rescue for Greg Orman

Greg Orman, the independent Senate candidate from Kansas, is getting financial help from some wild-card rich guys who intend to offset a surge in donations on behalf of Republican incumbent Pat Roberts.

Politico reported on Saturday that investment tycoons Peter Ackerman and John Burbank are coming to the aid of Orman.

Two others who may support Orman are Michael Bloomberg and George Soros through a group he supports.

The development comes at the end of a week that saw outside groups beginning to spend heavily in Kansas in a bid to help Roberts.