WASHINGTON As stewards of restaurant operations, U.S. senators can barely meet a payroll, according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. General Accounting Office. The government auditing body found that Capital Hill restaurants overseen by the Senate ran at a loss of $1 million on sales of $10.1 million for the year that ended in October, despite free rent. The results come to light as the restaurant industry laments what it regards as increasing interference from lawmakers who fail to ...
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