Republicans in place in Denver

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Denver (AP) At least this week, Denver is a Democratic town. But that's not stopping the GOP from setting up a “war room” and media center in Denver in order to garner some coverage. The likes of Rudy Giuliani and Mitt Romney will be available for interviews.

During the Democratic convention, John McCain's advisers hope to use the media focus on Obama to their advantage by painting the democrat as an overexposed celebrity receiving fawning press coverage.

Later today, McCain will appear on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and later in the week will attend rallies in must-win states Ohio, Pennsylvania and Michigan. He's hoping for 10,000 at an Ohio rally on Friday. He's also focusing on his choice of a running mate