Higher Profits at the Senate Barber-Shop

The shop turned its highest profit in 10 years.

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By Paul Bedard, Washington Whispers

Not everything the Senate does gives taxpayers a haircut. Take the barbershop, technically called Senate Hair Care. For about $20, senators, staff, and visitors who know about it can get a professional coif. We're told that the 11 hairstylists and other staff are so popular that the office has just turned its highest profit in 10 years. Income for the shop, which typically nets $450,000, popped up 5.6 percent, or $25,290, last year.

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