By Senior producer
msnbc.com

12 p.m. ET

Like my ancestors before me, today I head West to the promised land. And just like those sturdy men and women in a Steinbeck novel, I too travel with nothing but a knapsack and a pair of Oliver Peoples sunglasses.

It might not be in a covered coach, but it is coach class thanks to our forefathers at General Electric.

Tony's Tabs is on the road. Stay tuned for updates from Seattle.

Today, the President meets with Vincente Fox of Mexico. We'll discuss immigration issues and border security.

Also, a look at the Vatican's stand on the Schiavo case.

Keep the emails coming.

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