Heard on the Hill: Here Comes the Bride

Posted December 1, 2010 at 5:47pm

Rep. Shelley Berkley (D-Nev.) confirms what HOH has long suspected — Rep. Loretta Sanchez is engaged!

The California Democrat shared the happy news with colleagues at a dinner Tuesday night. Berkley surprised Sanchez by announcing the upcoming nuptials at a farewell gathering for outgoing female Democrats in Congress.

Berkley says the news was met with “much toasting and applause.”

A spy with knowledge of the announcement says, “It was a sweet interlude on an otherwise bittersweet occasion.”

As we reported last month, Sanchez is engaged to longtime beau Jack Einwechter, although the Congresswoman’s office remains mum on the impending wedding.