Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Engaged To Longtime Boyfriend Riley Roberts

The congresswoman confirmed the happy news on Twitter.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is engaged to her longtime partner Riley Roberts!

Business Insider first reported the news, and the Democrat congresswoman confirmed the news on Twitter. "It's true! Thank you all for the well wishes," Ocasio-Cortez, 32, tweeted in reply to a post about the news.

The couple, who met as undergraduates at Boston University, got engaged in Puerto Rico. "We got engaged last month in my family's hometown in Puerto Rico," the "Squad" member told Insider reporter Eliza Relman via Twitter message. "No future details yet, we're taking some space to savor this time before diving into planning."

Ocasio-Cortez and Roberts met in a college debate team, where the web developer became one of her regular "sparring partners," according to a biography about the congresswoman called Taking Up Space: An Unprecedented AOC (via People). The couple split briefly but then reunited, and currently live together in Washington, D.C. with their dog Deco.

Congrats to the Representative!

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