GOP Spent $150,000 In Donations On Palin's Look

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The John McCain campaign says thousands of dollars worth of clothes that were bought for Sarah Palin will go to a "charitable purpose" after the campaign.

The Republican National Committee spent about $150,000 on clothing, hair styling, makeup and other "campaign accessories" for Palin after she joined the ticket.

The expenses include $75,062 spent at Neiman Marcus in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and more than $4,100 for makeup and hair consulting. The expenses were first reported by Politico.com.

Last year, then- Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards sparked jokes on late-night TV and the Internet after his campaign paid for two $400 haircuts by a Beverly Hills stylist.


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