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White House barber wars (II)

Sensitive Middle East negotiations? Jawboning over the congressional tax increases? It would seem that the White House had enough policymaking tasks on its hands. But last week another dispute was resolutely tackled. The issue: who gets to cut whose hair and where.

The crisis had seemed resolved the week before, when it was decided that White House Barber Milton Pitts would work alone in a basement shop in the West Wing, while White House Hair Stylists Yves and Nancy Graux would move to a new salon (to be refurbished...

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