The Brief

The Midday Brief: Top Texas Headlines for Jan. 31, 2012

Republican candidate Ron Paul waits to be introduced onstage at an airport rally the day before the South Carolina primary on January 20, 2012.
Republican candidate Ron Paul waits to be introduced onstage at an airport rally the day before the South Carolina primary on January 20, 2012.

Your afternoon reading: Paul heads west as Florida votes; Perry praises Gingrich in first interview since dropping out; closing arguments heard in D.C. redistricting case