Presidential vacations: Who's taken the most?

POSTED: 9:55 AM PDT August 18, 2014    UPDATED: 10:16 AM PDT August 18, 2014 

President Barack Obama is taking some heat for his latest vacation. But he's taken much less time off than many past leaders.

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President Barack Obama is taking some heat for his latest vacation, taking time off with the situation in Iraq escalating and race riots breaking out in Ferguson, Missouri. While the timing wasn't necessarily great, Obama has actually taken far fewer vacation days -- 150 so far -- than past U.S. presidents. Here's a look back at presidential vacations. Who's taken the most, who's taken the fewest and why.


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