Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney

(NBC) – Mitt Romney, the GOP’s presidential candidate in 2012 and a former governor of Massachusetts, announced Friday that he would run for U.S. Senate in Utah.

“I have decided to run for United States Senate because I believe I can help bring Utah’s values and Utah’s lessons to Washington,” Romney said in a video announcing his bid.

“Given all that America faces, we feel that this is the right time for me to serve our state and our country,” he said.

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