Another donor to the pro-Allen super PAC was Foster Friess, the wealthy Wyoming Republican who funded a pro-Rick Santorum super PAC during the GOP presidential primaries. Friess, who made headlines for his suggestion that women used to put aspirin between their knees for contraception, gave Independence Virginia $10,000. The Virginia Senate race is considered one of the most hotly contested in the country. Allen released an internal poll this week showing him ahead, but most public polls have given a slight edge to Kaine. A recent NBC/Wall Street Journal/Marist College survey had Kaine with a 47 percent to 46 percent lead. A Quinnipiac University/CBS/New York Times poll gave Kaine a seven-point edge.