Gingrich thinks the House leadership attacked outside conservative groups to win next year's elections.
When Republicans tagged doctors' payments onto the budget deal, they opened the door for Democrats to demand help for the unemployed.
Well-heeled outside groups hate the compromise and are already talking revenge.
Chief budget negotiators Patty Murray and Paul Ryan put the final touches on a deal just days before the deadline.
No one in Congress is talking about a deal, and that has insiders thinking one's possible.
Forget Wisconsin's meltdown. How Ohio's budget battle could decide who wins the White House in 2012.