One more ruling this week and the federal government could have had a hat trick against Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott.
Gov. Rick Perry may have his eye on 2014 and beyond, but if Texans at the Republican National Convention are any indication, he might have trouble drumming up support.
As Tropical Storm Isaac skirted their convention, Republicans in Tampa narrowly avoided another storm: a Ron Paul revolt.
Delivering perhaps the last major speech of his political career, in the shadow of the Republican National Convention, Ron Paul held nothing back.