Heard on the Hill

Joaquin Castro, Girlfriend Expecting First Child in December

It's been an eventful week for Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas.

On Monday, he and his twin brother, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, celebrated their 39th birthday. At their birthday party at San Antonio's Pearl Stable, the congressman told guests that he and his longtime girlfriend and finacee, Anna Flores, were expecting their first child, a girl, in December, San Antonio's News 4 reported.

Rep. Joaquin Castro, left, and twin brother Julian, the mayor of San Antonio, celebrated their birthday on Monday. Joaquin also announced he and his fiance Anna are expecting a child. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call.)

Rep. Joaquin Castro, left, and twin brother Julian, the mayor of San Antonio, celebrated their birthday on Monday. Joaquin also announced he and his fiancee, Anna, are expecting a child. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

No word yet on when the nuptials will be.