Mitt Romney just gave a big hint that he is going to
run for Senate in Utah.
- The hint happened on Twitter.
He changed his location in his bio from Massachusetts
2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney just dropped his
biggest hint yet that he plans to run for Senate in Utah this
Romney, who last served in government as the governor of
Massachusetts from 2003 through 2007, has been rumored for months
to be planning a run for the seat held by longtime Republican
Sen. Orrin Hatch.
And on Tuesday, Hatch
announced his retirement.
Shortly after Hatch’s announcement, Romney posted
a statement on his Facebook page congratulating Hatch for his
more than 40 years of service in the Senate.
“As chairman of the Senate Finance and Judiciary Committees and
as the longest-serving Republican senator in US history, Senator
Hatch has represented the interests of Utah with distinction and
honor,” he said. “Ann and I wish Senator Orrin Hatch and his
loving wife Elaine all the best in their future endeavors.”
But he did not make any comment hinting at his possible bid for
However, a quick scan of Twitter turned up something quite
Romney changed the location of his account from “Massachusetts”
to “Holladay, UT.”
Romney made the change sometime late Tuesday afternoon.
Of course, a Utah residency is needed to run for office in the
state. Clearly, Romney found some reason to make it known Tuesday
that he resides in the state.