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Tagg Romney won´t seek
Kerry´s Senate seat

CBS News, by Lindsey Boerma

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/4/2013 10:10:51 PM

No, there will not be a Senator Romney anytime soon. Looking to quiet chatter that he´s considering running in the special election to fill newly-minted Secretary of State John Kerry´s Massachusetts Senate seat, Mitt Romney´s eldest son Tagg issued a statement today breaking the news to supporters: "The timing is not right." "I have been humbled by the outreach I received this weekend encouraging me to become a candidate for the U.S. Senate," he said. "I love my home state and admit it would be an honor to represent the citizens

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: aasilver, 2/4/2013 10:28:15 PM     (No. 9158802)

Why would any Republican want to subject themselves to the media bias in Mass.

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