Haley's grocery bill hits $17,000 after 10 weeks in office

COLUMBIA, SC (AP) - - The average family of four spends about $250 a week on groceries, but for the South Carolina's first family, the grocery bill is about $1,700 a week.

The State newspaper says Haley's tab for food, entertainment and other operating expenses at the mansion for the first 10 weeks of residency was more than $17,000.

Believe it or not, that alarming bill is actually less than Haley's predecessor Mark Sanford. Sanford's family, which includes four boys, spent $28,000 during the same time period in 2003.

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