Politics & Government

McCain reaches into S. Florida homes with massive conference call

Imagine this: After a long day at work, you're stirring a pot of spaghetti when the phone rings. It's John McCain.

This wasn't a telemarketing joke — the McCain campaign Tuesday night called 50,000 Democratic and independent voters who live in Broward and Palm Beach counties for a ''tele-townhall meeting'' with the presidential candidate. About 4,500 people participated.

The campaign says the voters were randomly selected and could ask the presumptive Republican nominee whatever they wanted, though the topics were screened.

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