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Va. senator aids in Capitol Hill Twitter proposal (PHOTOS)

Friday - 3/8/2013, 10:41am  ET

  • Gallery: (6 images)

WASHINGTON - It's a story of Twitter and romance on Capitol Hill -- and no, it's not a seedy tale this time.

Brett Wanamaker told U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., that Warner's press secretary, Beth Adelson, was prone to check Warner's Twitter feed more than her own.

Warner then allowed Brett to use the senator's feed to send this Tweet: "Beth Ellen Adelson, will you marry me?

Her response: "what is happening."

It quickly became clear: Pictures show Brett on Capitol Hill with flowers, a ring and a very surprised Beth.

There's also a picture of the happy couple with Warner, as the bride-to-be shows her ring.

(Courtesy Office of U.S. Sen. Mark Warner)

See more photos of the proposal process provided by Warner's office in the gallery above.

(h/t MailOnline)

WTOP's Mitchell Miller contributed to this report. Follow Mitchell and @WTOP on Twitter.

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