Romney's niece won't run for Senate in Michigan

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Ronna Romney McDaniel, who's also the granddaughter of former Michigan Gov. George Romney (R), told The Detroit News that she wouldn't run for retiring Sen. Carl LevinCarl LevinThe Fed and a return to banking simplicity What Our presidential candidates can learn from Elmo Zumwalt Will there be a 50-50 Senate next year? MORE's (D-Mich.) seat.

"It's not the right time to put my kids through something like that," she told the paper.

"I'm a stay-at-home mom," Romney McDaniel continued. "My kids do not want me to run, and I said OK. That's what it comes down to."

Republicans who may still be interested in the seat include Reps. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) and Justin AmashJustin AmashHouse Freedom Caucus member slows floor business House votes to block Gitmo transfers Republican exodus from Trump grows MORE (R-Mich.), as well as former Michigan Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land.

On the Democratic side, Rep. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and Democratic power broker Debbie Dingell, the wife of Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.), are both looking into a bid.