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  Sen. Pat Toomey puts out fire in party guest’s hair
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Last EditedScott³  Nov 18, 2011 04:01pm
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AuthorRoxanne Roberts and Amy Argetsinger
MediaNewspaper - Washington Post
News DateThursday, November 17, 2011 09:00:00 PM UTC0:0
Description"Now that’s some constituent service: Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) saved a life — well, a scalp, anyway — when he extinguished a man whose hair caught on fire at a Capitol Hill fundraiser.

The scene: Wednesday night at Sonoma restaurant where the freshman’s birthday (he turned 50 Thursday) was the excuse for celebration. About 50 people crowded the room, including Sens. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) and Jim DeMint (R-S.C.)

Michael Brody, a young political consultant and Pittsburgh native, was there too. When Toomey rose to address the room, guests stepped back to give him space — including Brody, who found himself standing just behind the senator, his back to the wall."
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