Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 05/02/2012

As Gingrich exits GOP race, Obama camp video highlights his attacks on Romney

One week after it was first reported that he would suspend his campaign, and one day after he gave supporters “insider, advance notice” of his plans via a Web video, former House speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) on Wednesday afternoon will bring to a conclusion the long, er, conclusion of his White House bid at an event in Northern Virginia.

Our colleague Chris Cillizza at The Fix takes an in-depth look today at Gingrich’s campaign and his potential legacy after more than three decades in politics.

While it remains to be seen what’s in store for Gingrich after Wednesday, a big part of his legacy — at least as far as the current campaign is concerned — is this: a litany of attacks against the presumptive GOP nominee, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney.

The Obama campaign seized on that trove of Gingrich attacks in a Web video Wednesday – a reminder that while Gingrich himself may be stepping away from the spotlight over the next few months, Democrats are intent on keeping the former House speaker’s remarks very much alive.

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