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Paul Blumenthal

GOP Mega-Donor Wants 'Very, Very Much' To Give In 2014 | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican mega-donor Foster Friess declared Friday that he was going to contribute money to outside groups to help elect Republican can...

Lighten Up, Planned Parenthood, Aspirin Between the Legs is Abstinence, Which Is "Still a Form of Birth Control"

Jason Salzman | Posted 06.11.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Putting aspirin between your legs, if you're a woman, is a form of "abstinence, which is still a form of birth control" KFKA talk-show host Devon Lentz says.

GOP Won't Disinvite Speaker Who Joked That Women Place Aspirin Between Knees For Birth Control

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.05.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Asked if the flap around Friess had given him second thoughts about inviting Friess to their fundraiser, Larimer County GOP Chair Michael Fassi said, "We're going to move ahead with Foster Friess."

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week, as Linsanity continued to grip the NBA, the old fashioned kind of madness dominated the political debate as the GOP continued to press its self-destructive battle over birth control. Who could have predicted that Republicans would want to make the 2012 election about uteruses instead of the economy? So we got the spectacle of a GOP-led House hearing on contraception that didn't have any women on the panel, and were treated to Santorum supporter Foster Friess' nostalgic longing for the days when "gals" used to put Bayer aspirin between their knees for contraception. In 2008, Obama and McCain basically split the male vote. But Obama got 56 percent of the women's vote, and 70 percent of unmarried women. Now maybe the GOP knows something the rest of us don't, but I'm guessing that a war against women's sexual and reproductive freedom is not a winning 2012 strategy. Could President Obama -- still presiding over high unemployment and millions of foreclosures -- be the luckiest man on earth?

Religious Liberty vs. Reproductive Liberty: A New Political Minefield Pits Women Against the Church

Lauren Brown Jarvis | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics
Lauren Brown Jarvis

Reproductive liberty for American women should be as important as any other right. At the end of the day, what women ultimately decide to do with our bodies should remain between us, our partners, our doctors, our God. This is the religious freedom we want.

Aspirin as the New Birth Control: The GOP War on Women Reaches New Lows

Marge Baker | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics
Marge Baker

The right is staging an all-out assault on women's rights while they have control of the majority of state legislatures, the House and a determined minority in the Senate. The GOP's presidential candidates are promising to join it if they get elected. We can't let them succeed.

Friess Apologizes After Bizarre Statement

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

Foster Friess, the main donor to a super PAC aligned with Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum, apologized for his comments suggesting Baye...

Santorum's "Gotcha" Moment

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Perhaps former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum should take a couple aspirin and get some rest. It appears the pressure of being the front-runner in the Republican presidential sweepstakes is getting to him.

LOOK: Hilarious Reactions To Santorum Backer's Birth Control Comments

Posted 02.17.2012 | Comedy

The hashtags #ThingsAspirinCures and #backinmyday may be the only good things to come out of the ridiculous comments Foster Friess made on Thursday. ...

Santorum Backer: 'In My Days, They Used Bayer Aspirin For Contraception'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

Foster Friess, a top donor to a Rick Santorum-aligned super PAC, dismissed the importance of his candidate's stances on social issues in an interview ...