Abraham Tesfahun

In Congress, income inequality comes with breakfast, lunch

In this photo taken on Friday, May 1, 2015, Abraham Tesfahun, 21, who works in food service at the Senate and makes $10.70 an hour, poses for a portrait at the Capitol in Washington. Income inequality is more than a political sound bite to workers in the Capitol. It's their life. Many of the Capitol's food servers, who make the meals, bus the tables and run the cash registers in the restaurants and carryouts that serve lawmakers, earn less than $11 an hour. Some make nothing at all when Congress is in recess. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)WASHINGTON (AP) — Income inequality is more than a political sound bite to workers in the Capitol. It’s their life.

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