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DNC Staffer Proposes to Girlfriend on the Convention Floor: 'It Was the Best Moment of My Life'


There was a tender moment of joy amid convention chaos in Philadelphia Sunday, as a staffer decided to pop the big question on the floor of the DNC

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Andrew Binns got down on one knee and proposed inside the Wells Fargo Center after a slideshow of his relationship with Liz Hart played.

It was a welcomed distraction to a Democratic Party in turmoil following the resignation of DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz and rumors that Russia may have been involved in leaking privileged Democratic Party emails.

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The astonished Hart said yes and shared a kiss with Binns after the ring was placed on her finger.

"I did not know it was coming. I was completely caught in surprise," she told Inside Edition.

He explained how the proposal came about without her knowing. 

"I convinced her we were going up [to the stage] for a photo at the podium. We took the photo, then played the slideshow," he said. 

She added: "When the music and lighting changed, I knew something was going on. Then, I saw all of our friends and family around. It was the best moment of my life."

The couple first met three years ago working with Vice President Joe Biden on a trip to India. Their first date was inside the Taj Mahal.

Both of the couple's families and friends were in attendance to witness the proposal.

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