Ashley Biden, vice president's daughter, is engaged

WASHINGTON - JANUARY 19: Vice President-elect Joseph Biden's daughter Ashley Biden (R) takes part in 'Operation Gratitude' a public service event with Jill Biden and President-elect Barack Obama's wife Michelle Obama at RFK Stadium on January 19, 2009 in Washington, DC. The President-elect is paying tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. today with service throughout the city including visits to a homeless center and the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, while his wife and Vice President-elect Joseph Biden take part in other service projects. Obama will become America's first black president tomorrow on January 20. 2009; 45 years after Dr. King's 'I Have a Dream' civil rights speech in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mannie Garcia-Pool/Getty Images Photo by Mannie Garcia-Pool/Getty Images

Vice President Joseph Biden's daughter Ashley takes part in 'Operation Gratitude' a public service event at RFK Stadium on Jan. 19, 2009, in Washington, D.C.
Vice President Joseph Biden's daughter Ashley takes part in a public service event at RFK Stadium on Jan. 19, 2009, in Washington, D.C.
Photo by Mannie Garcia-Pool/Getty Images
(CBS) Vice President Joe Biden's youngest child, Ashley is engaged to be married to Dr. Howard Krein, a Philadelphia plastic surgeon, the vice president's office has announced.

Ashley, a 30-year-old social worker, also is the daughter of Dr. Jill Biden.

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She and Krein got engaged in September but, according to The Washington Post, the news did not leak out until the vice president referred several times in a speech Friday to his "future son-in-law." His office later confirmed the news.

No wedding date has yet been announced.

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