When they’re not bickering, once in awhile members of Congress fall in love. GOP Reps. Mary Bono of California and Connie Mack of Florida announced their engagement Friday after dating for two years. Mack proposed a week ago while the couple were on a camping trip in Arches National Park in Utah, said Bono’s chief of staff, Frank Cullen Jr. “Happy news,” Cullen said. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Bono, 45, was married to the late singer-turned-politician Sonny Bono, and replaced him in a special election in Congress in 1998, representing Palm Springs and other parts of inland Southern California. Mack, 40, who is divorced, is the son of the Florida senator of the same name and great-grandson of the Hall of Fame baseball manager also named Connie Mack.
AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREThe joys and headaches of holiday travel: John Phillips160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! 6:00 p.m.Sst. Paul’s standout running back, Nicolas Grigsby, is rumored – for the second time – to be considering transferring to California High. Grigsby attended summer school classes at California and was said to be transferring to the school in the fall. He stayed at St. Paul and has rushed for 457 yards and seven touchdowns. He also punts and kicks off for the Swordsmen. A spokesman from each school said today that Grigsby was still enrolled at St. Paul and that no transfer papers had been received by California.