07/04/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

McCain Doesn't Work On The Weekends

Since effectively capturing the Republican nomination when Mitt Romney dropped out of the race on February 7, John McCain has held just one public campaign event on a weekend.

Instead, after workweeks full of fundraisers, town hall meetings and interviews, McCain has been, in campaign parlance, "down" on nearly every Saturday or Sunday for 20 weeks, largely sequestered away from the news media.

He's usually spending time with family, friends and campaign advisers at residences in Arlington, Va., Phoenix or vacation homes near Sedona, Arizona, and San Diego.

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