Duckworth Becomes First Senator to Give Birth In Office  

Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) gave birth to her third child today, becoming the first U.S. senator to give birth while in office, the Daily Beast reports.
According to a statement, Duckworth is “recovering well.” “Bryan, Abigail, and I couldn’t be happier to welcome little Maile Pearl as the newest addition to our family…” she wrote in a statement. “As tough as juggling the demands of motherhood and being a Senator can be, I’m hardly alone or unique as a working parent, and my children only make me more committed to doing my job and standing up for hardworking families everywhere.”



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