Should Tagg Romney run for Senate in Massachusetts?

Mitt Romney's eldest son would provide the GOP with a recognizable candidate — which has its pluses and minuses

Tagg Romney speaking on behalf of his father in Augusta, Maine, on Feb. 4, 2012.
(Image credit: AP Photo/Joel Page)

Last week, former Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts (R) announced that he would not run in a special election on June 25 to fill the Senate seat recently vacated by Secretary of State John Kerry. That has left the Republican Party in Massachusetts in a bit of a pickle, and the state GOP is reportedly scrambling to find a candidate with name recognition who can challenge the Democrats. One possibility? Tagg Romney, the eldest son of Mitt Romney. Tagg is considering a run, says Hillary Chabot at the Boston Herald:

The eldest son of former governor and presidential candidate Mitt Romney already has statewide name recognition and could quickly ramp up the campaign infrastructure for a short, five-month race.

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