Monday, Aug. 18, 2008 | 9:04 a.m.
Sun Expanded Coverage
(The Sun has gone on the road to listen to voters and talk to political leaders around the West. Reporters will examine the economic, cultural and demographic forces re-shaping the region as they drive to Denver for the first of the two major party conventions the Sun will cover.)
ALBUQUERQUE -- At the public library here, getting ready for an Obama event. Traveling press has arrived. Non-Vegas style celebrity sightings: Howard Fineman. Jake Tapper. Mara Liaison.