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Tornado warning around Tampa until 8:15.

Tornado warning around Tampa until 8:15.

Ron Paul attracts a young crowd.

Ron Paul attracts a young crowd.

Ron Paul speaks to supporters in Tampa: “We have more knowledge now than ever before.”

Ron Paul speaks to supporters in Tampa: “We have more knowledge now than ever before.”

Night before the Ron Paul rally in Tampa, two days before the GOP convention kicks off …

Night before the Ron Paul rally in Tampa, two days before the GOP convention kicks off …

From our weekly political feature “Red State/Blue State …” Like the Trayvon Martin killing and the attempt to assassinate Congresswoman Gabriel Giffords, last week’s mass shooting in Colorado has led to calls for gun control. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg acknowledged both the Second Amendment rights as well as reasonable restrictions, but called on the candidates to make gun control part of their campaigns. Wayne Slater and Carla Marinucci are senior political writers for the Dallas Morning News and the San Francisco Chronicle.