by Peter Overby
Weekend Edition Saturday
After a series of primary wins, Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum showed strong fundraising numbers last month.
But earlier in the contest, the loudest voice promoting the former Pennsylvania senator wasn't the candidate himself. It was Foster Friess, a multimillionaire who was the main funder of a pro-Santorum superPAC.
And when Santorum spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C., in early February, it was Friess who introduced him.