The Travels of Senator John McCain -- July 2008




Sedona, AZ

Sedona, AZ

Sedona, AZ
Phoenix, AZ

Denver, CO

Washington, DC
Pittsburgh, PA

South Park, PA
Portsmouth, OH

Livonia, MI
Belleville, MI
St. Paul, MN

Hudson, WI
Altoona, WI

Sedona, AZ

Sedona, AZ
Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix, AZ
San Diego, CA
Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque, NM
St. Louis, MO

Cincinnati, OH
Ashland, NE

Kansas City, MO
Grand Haven, MI
Ferrysburg, MI

Warren, MI
Detroit, MI
New York, NY

East Hampton, NY
Water Mill, NY
(New York, NY)

New York, NY

Kennebunkport, ME
South Portland, ME
Buffalo, NY

Rochester, NH
Epping, NH
Baltimore, MD

Wilkes-Barre, PA
Bethlehem, PA

Columbus, OH

Denver, CO
Aspen, CO

Sedona, AZ

Sedona, AZ

Scottsdale, AZ
Bakersfield, CA
San Francisco, CA

Sparks, NV
Incline Village, NV
Cherry Hills Village, CO

Denver, CO
Aurora, CO
Kansas City, MO

Racine, WI

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Note: This calendar is based on publicly available information from the campaign and news accounts.  The calendar above shows cities and towns.  The listing below includes impromptu stops and other details, again based on publicly available information.  See Rationale, Methodology and Limitations 2008.
Tues. July 1, 2008
-Speech at the National Sheriffs' Association's 68th Annual Conference in Indianapolis, IN.
-Fundraiser in downtown Indianapolis, IN. ($)
Latin American tour accompanied by wife Cindy and Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Joe Lieberman (I-CT).
Cartagena, COLUMBIA:
 -Meets with Colombian President Alvaro Uribe at the Casa de Huespedes retreat, followed by press conference with Uribe, plus dinner and overnight there.

Wed. July 2, 2008
Cartagena, COLUMBIA:
-Visits Hospital Naval de Cartagena and hands out awards to wounded service members.

-With wife, Cindy, rides through the port on a drug interdiction fast boat and tours the sea port.
-Lunch with members of the Columbian-American Chamber of Commerce and
        To Mexico City, MEXICO.

Thurs. July 3, 2008
Mexico City, MEXICO:

-Visits the Basilica de Guadalupe, receives blessing from Monsignor Diego Monroy Ponce
-Meets with Mexican President Felipe Calderon at the official Los Pinos residence
-Lunch with the American Chamber of Mexico at at the Club de Industriales in the Mexico City Marriott.

-With Mexican Attorney General Eduardo Medina Mora
tours a new federal judicial police command center in the neighborhood of Ixtapalapa.  Press conference.
        To Phoenix, AZ.

Fri. July 4, 2008
Sedona, AZ.

Sat. July 5, 2008
Sedona, AZ.

Sun. July 6, 2008
Sedona, AZ.
-Attends services at North Phoenix Baptist Church in Phoenix, AZ.
-Visits the Carl T. Hayden Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ. 

Mon. July 7, 2008
-Town hall meeting at Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Donald R. Seawell Grand Ballroom in Denver, CO.

-Brief stop to buy chocolate at the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory on the 16th Street Promenade in Denver, CO.

Tues. July 8, 2008
-Speech at the 79th Annual LULAC Convention, luncheon, at the Hilton Washington Hotel in Washington, DC.
        Straight Talk Air arrival at Atlantic Aviation in Moon Township, PA.

-Talks with editors and reporters at the offices of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review in Pittsburgh, PA.
-Brief stop at Primanti Brothers sandwich shop in Pittsburgh, PA.

Wed. July 9, 2008
-Tours CONSOL Energy's research and development facility in South Park, PA.
        Flight to Tri-State Airport in Huntington, WV.

-Town hall meeting at Portsmouth High School gym in Portsmouth, OH.
        Straight Talk Air arrival at Metro Flight Services Inc FBO in Romulus, MI.

Thurs. July 10, 2008
-Brief stop at Senate Coney Island Restaurant in Livonia, MI.
-Town hall meeting at Bayloff Stamped Products (factory) in Belleville, MI.
        Straight Talk Air arrival at Signature Flight Support in Minneapolis, MN.
-Accompanied by Gov. Tim Pawlenty drops in at the campaign's regional headquarters, greets staff and supporters in St. Paul, MN.

Fri. July 11, 2008
-Meets with businesspeople at JW Kaladi's Gourmet Escape in Hudson, WI.
-Hosts a women's town hall meeting at J&L Steel Erectors in Hudson, WI.
-Brief stop at the Altoona Family Restaurant in Altoona, WI.

        Eau Claire, WI to Phoenix, AZ.

Sat. July 12, 2008
-Sedona, AZ.

Sun. July 13, 2008
-Sedona, AZ.
-Visits his campaign office in Phoenix, AZ.
-Attends services at North Phoenix Baptist Church in Phoenix, AZ.

Mon. July 14, 2008

-Brief stop at the Eggery in Phoenix, AZ.
-Speech at luncheon at the National Council of La Raza’s Annual Conference at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA.
-Fundraiser at the Albuquerque Hilton
in Albuquerque, NM. ($)

Tues. July 15, 2008
-Breakfast roundtable at Barelas Coffee House in Albuquerque, NM.
-Town hall meeting at The Hotel Albuquerque in Old Town, Albuquerque, NM.  
-Finance dinner and reception at Hunter Farms, the estate of Hunter Engineering executive Stephen Brauer and his wife Kimmy Brauer, in St. Louis, MO. ($)
-Brief stop at the Ted Drewes custard shop on Chippewa Street in St. Louis, MO.

Wed. July 16, 2008
-Speech at the NAACP Convention at Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati, OH.
-Finance reception at the Strategic Air and Space Museum in Ashland, NE. ($)

Thurs. July 17, 2008
-Town hall meeting at Union Station in Kansas City, MO.
       Flight to Muskegon, MI.
-Brief stop
at Pronto Pups in Grand Haven, MI.
-Finance event at the home of former Ambassador to Italy and former CEO of Universal Forest Products Peter Secchia in Ferrysburg, MI. ($)

Fri. July 18, 2008
-Tours and holds a town hall meeting at the General Motors Design Center Dome in Warren, MI.
-Finance event at the Detroit Athletic Club in Detroit, MI. ($)
        Flight to Newark, NJ.
-Tapes interview for
"Late Night with Conan O'Brien" in New York, NY.
        Overnight in New York City.

Sat. July 19, 2008
-Fundraiser at billionaire Ronald Perelman's estate "The Creeks" in East Hampton, NY. ($)
undraiser/cocktail reception at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Mack (Apollo Real Estate Advisors) in Water Mill, NY. ($)
        Overnight in New York City.

Sun. July 20, 2008
-Private meeting with New York City Schools Chancellor Joel Klein (reported by The Associated Press).
-Watches Yankees game with former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and his wife Judith in New York, NY.

Mon. July 21, 2008
-Finance event hosted by former President George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush at Walker's Point in Kennebunkport, ME. ($)
-Finance event at The Nonantum Resort in Kennebunkport, ME. ($)
-Picnic at the Maine Military Museum in South Portland, ME.
-Finance event at
home of former ambassador to Malta Anthony Gioia in Buffalo, NY.  ($)
-Finance event at the Albright-Knox Art Museum in Buffalo, NY.  ($)
       Overnight in Manchester, NH.

Tues. July 22, 2008
-Meets with Joe McQuaid, publisher of the Union Leader, in Manchester, NH.
-Town hall meeting at Rochester Opera House in Rochester, NH.  
-Brief stop at Buxton Oil Co. in Epping, NH.
Meets with the NH delegation to the Republican National Convention  ..., NH.
-Finance reception at Center Club (Legg Mason tower) in Baltimore, MD. ($)
       Overnight in Wilkes-Barre, PA.

Wed. July 23, 2008
-Town hall meeting at the F.M. Kirby Center auditorium in Wilkes-Barre, PA.
-Finance luncheon at The Westmoreland Club in Wilkes-Barre, PA. ($)
-Brief stop at the King's Supermarket at Westgate Mall, then visits nearby campaign headquarters in Bethlehem, PA.
Planned trip to New Orleans, LA, and Thursday helicopter trip to offshore oil rig canceled due to weather.

Thurs. July 24, 2008
-Finance reception at the Brookside Country Club in Canton, OH. ($) postponed
-Bratwurst at Schmidt’s Restaurant und Sausage Haus in the German Village section of Columbus, OH.
-Finance event at the home of Limited Brands Inc. clothing stores founder Leslie Wexner in New Albany, OH. ($)
-Addresses LIVESTRONG Cancer Summit in the Mershon Auditorium at Ohio State University in Columbus, OH.

Fri. July 25, 2008
-Addresses the American GI Forum Convention at the Grand Hyatt Denver in Denver, CO.
-Meets with the Dalai Lama at a private home in Aspen, CO.

Sat. July 26, 2008
Sedona, AZ.

-Participates in National Forum on Disability Issues in Columbus, OH via satellite link from AZ.
-"Cabin Weekend" with some top donors.

Sun. July 27, 2008
Sedona, AZ.
-"Cabin Weekend" with some top donors.

Mon. July 28, 2008
-Visits the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, AZ for a routine examination.
-Tours Red Ribbon Ranch Oil Lease, San Joaquin Facilities Management Inc., in Bakersfield, CA.
-Finance luncheon with Rep. Kevin McCarthy at Seven Oaks Country Club in Bakersfield, CA. ($)
-Finance event at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, CA. ($)
       Overnight in Reno, NV.

Tues. July 29, 2008
-Town hall meeting at Reed High School gymnasium in Sparks, NV.
-Finance reception at the home of philanthropists Jan and Bob Davidson in Incline Village, NV. ($)
-Finance event at the home of
investor Charlie Gallagher in Cherry Hills Village (Denver Metro area), CO. ($)
        Overnight in Denver, CO.

Wed. July 30, 2008
-Meets privately with Catholic Archbishop Charles Chaput of Denver.
-Remarks to employees at Wagner Equipment Co.'s Wagner Training Institute in Aurora, CO.
-Finance reception at the Hyatt Exhibit Hall in Kansas City, MO. ($)
       Arrive in Milwaukee, WI.

Thurs. July 31, 2008
-Town hall meeting at Racine Civic Centre's Memorial Hall in Racine, WI.

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