Freshman Iowa lawmaker engaged to Warren staffer
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Rep. Abby FinkenauerAbby Lea FinkenauerWarren-Sanders dispute thrusts gender into 2020 spotlight Tenth Congressional Black Caucus member backs Biden Buttigieg picks up Iowa congressman's endorsement ahead of caucuses MORE is taking the "next step" in her relationship and heading down the aisle.

The Iowa Democrat announced her engagement to Daniel Wasta, a staffer for Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenSanders joins Biden atop 2020 Democratic field: poll The Hill's Morning Report - Trump trial begins with clashes, concessions Hillary Clinton tears open wound with her attack on Sanders MORE's (D-Mass.) 2020 presidential campaign, on Sunday.

The pair, who have been together for almost two years, plan to tie the knot in Finkenauer's home state, where they both grew up, according to her office.  


Warren revealed the news during a weekend campaign town hall in the Hawkeye State.

"I have an announcement, in case you haven't already heard it," Warren told the crowd. 

"Abby Finkenauer's getting married," Warren said in a sing-song voice. "She's marrying Daniel Wasta, who's my political director," the White House hopeful added playfully. "And I'm really excited."

Finkenauer, 30, was elected last year.

The couple has not yet announced a wedding date.