December 29th, 2009
01:47 PM ET
9 months ago

Orszag engaged to ABC News reporter

Peter Orszag, the Office of Management and Budget Director, is engaged.
Peter Orszag, the Office of Management and Budget Director, is engaged.

(CNN) - The White House's so-called "money-hunk" is engaged.

Office of Management and Budget Director Peter Orszag is set to marry ABC News correspondent Bianna Golodryga, Golodryga announced on ABC's Good Morning America Tuesday.

The couple first met at the White House Correspondents Dinner last May, and the man who White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel once said "made nerdy sexy" soon won Golodryga's heart.

"[He's] tall, dark and he could say Golodryga and spell it after our first date. That is a winner in my book," she said.

The 31-year-old Golodryga, has worked for ABC since 2007 and mainly reports on business issues. Orszag, 41, is the former director of the Congressional Budget Office and a former veteran of the Clinton administration.


Filed under: Peter Orszag
soundoff (126 Responses)
  1. Obama loves himself!

    The media loves their democrats....

    December 29, 2009 11:17 am at 11:17 am |
  2. Kathleen

    What?! If he's a hunk, then I'm a supermodel!

    December 29, 2009 11:21 am at 11:21 am |
  3. kris

    HUNK? Who in the world determined that nerd a HUNK? This has to be a joke.......

    December 29, 2009 11:27 am at 11:27 am |
  4. Pete

    A new low in ticker irrelevance.

    December 29, 2009 11:27 am at 11:27 am |
  5. james bond

    If she hyphenates her last name or that of their kids.. it's going to one awesome spelling bee for all the customer service people :)
    Congrats to the couple!

    December 29, 2009 11:31 am at 11:31 am |
  6. white female

    That's good news for a change.....I wish them all the best in the coming years, he is a good caught girl, and so are you Bianna.

    Make us proud in the USA, Let's show a good example of a union of married couple, Like the example that we see in the first (family).

    May God Bless you, and please follow your heart.

    Presd. Obama and company

    December 29, 2009 11:34 am at 11:34 am |
  7. Susan

    Your kidding right? White House Hunk! This guy is a tool from revenge of the nerds...

    December 29, 2009 11:36 am at 11:36 am |
  8. Alfred

    CNN...some news please?

    December 29, 2009 11:36 am at 11:36 am |
  9. james

    What's this? A member of the mainstream media is now LITERALLY in bed with a member of a liberal, Democratic administration, not just FIGURATIVELY? Gee, who's surprised by that?

    December 29, 2009 11:36 am at 11:36 am |
  10. Randolph Carter, I'm no expert but...

    Who cares? This has nothing to do with politics. True journalism has morphed into controversy-mongering padded with non-stories to sell add space. No wonder our empire is declining and our citizens are becoming more misinformed by the day. Thanks, global capitalism. We hear and obey. Have a nice day!

    December 29, 2009 11:38 am at 11:38 am |
  11. AEK

    Shouldn't this have been reported in People magazine?

    December 29, 2009 11:41 am at 11:41 am |
  12. LC

    Really? Do people think this guy is a hunk? Yuck!!

    December 29, 2009 11:41 am at 11:41 am |
  13. Jenny1

    Congratulations to both and all the best for 2010.

    December 29, 2009 11:42 am at 11:42 am |
  14. Jeff in Virginia

    you call this news?

    i demand an article on nancy pelosi and an article on sarah palin.

    December 29, 2009 11:45 am at 11:45 am |
  15. Ron in California

    This is news? Please....

    December 29, 2009 11:46 am at 11:46 am |
  16. Tim

    So why is this a story? All of us already know that the main stream media is married to the White House.

    December 29, 2009 11:49 am at 11:49 am |
  17. AJ

    If this guy is the white House "hunk" I'd hate to get a look at the rest of the guys in the WH...

    December 29, 2009 11:52 am at 11:52 am |
  18. Mario Rizzo

    Talk of cozy relationships between press and government. Actually, this is a serious problem.

    December 29, 2009 11:59 am at 11:59 am |
  19. Tex Antoine

    She only loves him for his hairpiece.

    December 29, 2009 12:00 pm at 12:00 pm |
  20. dennis

    maybe his wife to be can make something happen

    December 29, 2009 12:05 pm at 12:05 pm |
  21. Kellen Quinn

    Yes – here is objectivity at its best. Suppose there will come a time when journalists actually do something again?

    December 29, 2009 12:08 pm at 12:08 pm |
  22. WMiller

    Though Golodryga could bring herself to desribe Orszag as "tall" and "dark", even she couldn't bring herself to say handsome.

    December 29, 2009 12:10 pm at 12:10 pm |
  23. Joshua M. Patton

    Dear CNN,

    Remember when you guys used to cover the news? Why not just set your cameras up in the Capitol and just do a 24-hour Hills-like reality drama?

    Well, there is always BBC America.

    Sincerely,
    JMP

    December 29, 2009 12:11 pm at 12:11 pm |
  24. Rosa Birmingham, AL

    WH hunk engaged? Where is the picture of the hunk? Please don't tell me it is this guy.

    December 29, 2009 12:18 pm at 12:18 pm |
  25. Phillipa

    Oh dear–not my idea of hunky. Wonky, maybe.

    December 29, 2009 12:23 pm at 12:23 pm |
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