Barber Makes House Call For Barack Obama Haircuts have figured prominently in Democratic presidential politics. John Edwards has never lived down his $400 'do. President Clinton spawned the legend that planes were delayed at Los Angeles International Airport while a celebrity stylist snipped away on Air Force One. On Tuesday, Barack Obama's barber came to him — at a friend's apartment in Chicago. But except for the president-elect's new motorcade, there was nothing fancy about the cut.

Barber Makes House Call For Barack Obama

Barber Makes House Call For Barack Obama

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Haircuts have figured prominently in Democratic presidential politics. John Edwards has never lived down his $400 'do. President Clinton spawned the legend that planes were delayed at Los Angeles International Airport while a celebrity stylist snipped away on Air Force One. On Tuesday, Barack Obama's barber came to him — at a friend's apartment in Chicago. But except for the president-elect's new motorcade, there was nothing fancy about the cut.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne. Haircuts have figured prominently in Democratic presidential politics. John Edwards has never lived down his $400 'do. President Clinton spawned the legend that planes were delayed at LAX while a celebrity stylist snipped away on Air Force One. Barack Obama's barber also came to him yesterday at a friend's apartment in Chicago. But except for the president-elect's new motorcade, there was nothing fancy about the cut. It's Morning Edition.

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