Kentucky likely to get some attention

As implausible as it once sounded, Kentucky will likely take a turn in coming days as the center of the American political universe.

This strange and ever-murky Democratic primary contest is now winding its way to the closers: the last half-dozen of unlikely electoral battlegrounds, including the Bluegrass State.

So barring a sudden race-ending concession, both Democratic presidential contenders -- U.S. Sens. Barack Obama of Illinois and Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York -- are expected to criss-cross the state over the next two weeks leading up to Kentucky's May 20 primary as if they're running for governor instead of president.

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