Make Room For Baby: After Giving Birth, Duckworth Presses Senate To Bend Rules

Sen. Tammy Duckworth walks across stage at the Democratic National Convention in 2016. She is the first senator to give birth while serving in office.

The Illinois Democrat is the first sitting senator to give birth. She’s using the opportunity to call on the Senate to adjust its rules to accommodate new parents and elevate family-friendly policies.

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