Tom DeLay

The formal announcement by Newt Gingrich that he was ending his campaign was anticlimactic, but vintage Gingrich all the same, says Michelle Cottle.

Happy Trails!

A look at why reporters liked covering the ex-speaker, from his John Wayne fixation to his plan to colonize space and his fondness for Ellis the elephant. By Ben Jacobs.


Newt’s former campaign spokesman has re-emerged as the ex-speaker’s most visible surrogate and attack dog. By Lloyd Grove.

Rising Above

Gingrich is muting his attacks on Romney in an effort to seem more presidential. By Howard Kurtz.