Mitt Romney

Romney declines to say whether he'd run for Utah Senate seat

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney declined to say Tuesday whether he would run for the Utah Senate seat being vacated by Republican Orrin Hatch, telling reporters the "time will come" for him to make some kind of announcement.

Romney, who moved to Utah after losing the 2012 presidential election, repeatedly demurred when asked at a gathering of about 1,000 Utah business leaders in Salt Lake City whether he would run for office.

"I don't have anything for you on that topic today. Time will come," the former Massachusetts governor told reporters after delivering a policy-laden speech and participating in a question-and-answer session at...

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