03/02/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Katon Dawson, RNC Chairman?

Kenneth Blackwell has just withdrawn from the running for the next Republican National Committee chairmanship and has put his support behind Michael Steele, who suddenly found himself behind Katon Dawson in the fourth round by two votes. It's anyone's game as of now, but Blackwell's endorsement of Steele is certainly a set-back for Dawson's abrupt rise.