Republican major donor Foster Friess dies at 81

Foster Friess, a Wyoming businessman who founded an investment firm, made his fortune and donated much of it to Republican presidential candidates and charities, sometimes with flair, died Thursday in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was 81 years old. His organization, Foster’s Outriders, which confirmed the death, said he was treated there …

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Independent investigator ruled out concerns of Republican lawmakers over the conduct of Rep. Brad Witt from the report, they say

Two Republicans at Oregon House said a lawyer investigating a harassment complaint about a Democratic lawmaker whitewashed concerns they shared about that lawmaker’s behavior in his report. Representative Brad Witt, a Democrat from Clatskanie, is under investigation after a Republican lawmaker complained about texting him what he believed was a …

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