Mitt Romney's five sons: What's their role in the campaign?

There’s no “Mitt Mobile” or Five Brothers blog like there was in 2008, but Mitt Romney’s five sons – Tagg, Matt, Josh, Ben, and Craig – still play a vital role in the presidential campaign. Here's a quick look at the Romney Five and what each brings to the campaign.

3. Josh Romney

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    Josh Romney poses for a photo with fans before the start of an NCAA college football game between Florida State and Clemson on Sept. 22 in Tallahassee, Fla.
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Josh won’t admit that he wants to run for office some day, but the brothers told The New York Times that he and Tagg are the two brothers most likely to carry on the Romney legacy of public service.

Described as the “dreamy one,” Josh appears front and center during interviews with the Romney brothers. He is active on the campaign trail, attending rallies, giving speeches, and making the bridge between Romney’s personal character and his business experience.

“My dad is serious about bringing regulation under control, serious about dealing with China, serious about becoming energy-independent,” Josh said at an event in Hudson, Wis., in September. “I assure you, when my dad is president, this country will be back on track. The economy will be booming, and America will reign as the shining city on a hill that Ronald Reagan has crowned.”

Josh is a real estate developer and runs Romney Ventures in Salt Lake City, Utah. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their four kids. He majored in English and minored in business at Brigham Young University. He earned his MBA from Harvard Business School, just like his father and two older brothers. 

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