At the GOP conference, almost every serious candidate for the Republican presidential nomination gives speeches and introduces themselves to the party faithful.
That included former Louisiana Governor, Buddy Roemer.
UPDATED -- The blaze at the chemical plant in New Iberia is out and residents have been allowed back into their homes.
The evacuation order was put in place on Tuesday after the explosion at the Multi-Chem Corp.
That is after the house of representatives voted not to override Governor Bobby Jindal's veto of the four cent tobacco tax renewal.
Jindal vetoed the bill earlier this week as part of his no new tax agenda.