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Congressman Jared Polis And Partner To Become Parents

Rep. Jared Polis and his longtime partner, Marlon Reis, are expecting their first baby this September

According to The Associated Press:

Rep. Jared Polis of Colorado and his longtime partner say they?re expecting to be parents in September.

The Denver Post reports that Polis said Tuesday he and partner Marlon Reis are both ?very excited to become new parents.? The Democrat from Boulder is one of the few openly gay members of Congress.

The couple declined to say whether they?re adopting or having a child through a surrogate pregnancy.

Reis is a 29-year-old writer in Boulder.

The couple met in 2006, two years before Polis became the first openly gay male freshman elected to Congress. Congrats to the happy couple!