Longtime bachelor Patrick Kennedy, 43, is engaged

FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2010 file photo, U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-R.I., awaits the arrival of President Barack Obama on board Air Force One to T.F. Green Airport in Warwick, R.I. The Kennedys have held congressional seats, the presidency and the public's imagination for more than 60 years. That era ends when Patrick Kennedy of Rhode Island vacates his U.S. House seat next month, leaving a city council post in California as Camelot's sole remaining political holding. (AP Photo/Stew Milne, File)

March 29, 2011 1:40:39 AM PDT
Patrick Kennedy, the 43-year-old former Rhode Island congressman and son of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy, is engaged to be married to a New Jersey middle school teacher.