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Foster Friess

Foster Friess Backs Josh Mandel, Ohio GOP Senate Challenger

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

Foster Friess, the billionaire backer of Rick Santorum who notoriously made a joke last week about "gals" putting "Bayer aspirin between their knees" ...

Laura Bassett

Gender War Over Birth Control Boosts Democratic Campaigns

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

Where are the women? The question, posed by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) to an all-male panel at Thursday's House Oversight Committee hearing on a...

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.

WATCH: O'Donnell Grills Santorum Backer For Controversial Remark

Posted 02.17.2012 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell tried to wrap his head around Rick Santorum backer Foster Friess' highly controversial comments about birth control on Thursday's "...

Sam Stein

In Michigan, Rick Santorum Goes All In

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.20.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Former Sen. Rick Santorum's presidential campaign and his allied super PAC are putting all their chips into Michigan in hopes that a win t...

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

Prof. Joe Peyronnin | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics
Prof. 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.

WATCH: Santorum Responds To Backer's Controversial Comment

Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

"It was a stupid joke." That's how former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Penn.) described a controversial comment made Thursday by one of his biggest backe...

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. ...

Lessons Not Learned: Super PACs and a Return to the Nixon Era

Dan Glickman | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics
Dan Glickman

A famous political cliché is that money is the mother's milk of politics and it would be impossible to eliminate money from campaigns. But what is most disconcerting is when that funding comes from a very small number of individuals and organizations.

A Bridge to Somewhere: Cenk Uygur and Foster Friess Manage a Respectful Discussion on Current TV (VIDEO)

Craig Crawford | Posted 04.14.2012 | Media
Craig Crawford

Kudos to Friess for even agreeing to appear on a show, Cenk's The Young Turks, that is way outside his political lane. And kudos to Cenk for holding his ground without being rude, producing a constructive discussion.