Sen. Tammy Duckworth Brought Her Newborn Baby With Her for a Senate Vote. That’s Never Happened Before

Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth and her newborn daughter, Maile, made history on Thursday -- again.

Duckworth, who earlier this month became the first U.S. senator to give birth while in office, brought baby Maile with her to vote on the Senate floor, just a day after rules were changed to allow Duckworth and other senators to bring children younger than 1 with them to vote. Duckworth suggested the policy, arguing that Senate attendance requirements would be at odds with the difficulties of...


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