Sen. Menendez Pops The Question To Girlfriend
NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez is engaged.
His office says Menendez (D-N.J.) popped the question to Alicia Mucci, his girlfriend of more than a year, Monday night in the Capitol Rotunda.
Mucci lives in Bergen County and manages real estate investments.
Her public Facebook profile says she’s widowed and worked as a “barmaid” at the Stony Hill Inn in Hackensack in August 2009.
The restaurant is home to numerous New Jersey political fundraisers and events.
Menendez’s office says the couple met after a fundraiser but did not specify where or when.
Menendez took to Twitter to thank people for their well wishes.
Thanks to my family & friends for their love & congrats.—
Sen. Robert Menendez (@SenatorMenendez) December 10, 2013
The Democratic senator’s first marriage ended in divorce in 2005.
Menendez is 59. Mucci is 45.
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