Here are some political stories from the past week...
1. Herman Cain suspended his campaign on Saturday. One conservative blogger explains how missteps along the way doomed his candidacy. [Big Government]
2. As Newt Gingrich's popularity grows, the Romney campaign is going on the attack to paint him as "a fickle, untrustworthy leader with a pattern of undercutting conservative principles and initiatives for his own self-advancement." [Wall Street Journal]
3. Michelle Bachmann reacts to a well-publicized encounter with an 8-year-old son of lesbian parents at a book-signing event last week. [Huffington Post]
4. In an interview with Wolf Blitzer, Rick Perry defends a television ad attacking President Obama's "war on faith." [CNN.com]
5. Health and Human
Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius overruled the FDA's plan to get rid of an age restriction on non-prescription access to the morning after pill (Plan B). President Obama says he supports the decision. [Reuters]