• Babies are finally now allowed on the Senate floor

    3 monthes ago - By KCRA

    Thanks to Sen. Tammy Duckworth, who had her baby just last week.
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  • ‘It's About Time.' A Baby Comes to the Senate Floor

    ‘It's About Time.' A Baby Comes to the Senate Floor

    3 monthes ago - By NY Times

    Senator Tammy Duckworth's new baby daughter made history, becoming the first infant to appear on the Senate floor. Even Mitch McConnell smiled.
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  • 5 Politicians Who Brought Their Babies to Work Like Sen. Tammy Duckworth Did Today

    5 Politicians Who Brought Their Babies to Work Like Sen. Tammy Duckworth Did Today

    3 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth made history today-again.
    Earlier this month, she became the first sitting senator to give birth while in office. Today she was poised to be the first senator to bring a child on the Senate floor, after a rule change that allows senators to bring children under 1 year-old onto the Senate floor.
    Although a Duckworth is a trailblazer among U.S. politicians, political leaders in other countries have been able to take their babies and children to work for some time.
    Sen. Tammy Duckworth arrives at the Capitol for a close vote with her new daughter, Maile, on...
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  • Sen. Tammy Duckworth brings newborn baby to Senate floor

    3 monthes ago - By NY Daily News

    Sen. Tammy Duckworth gave birth to her second daughter last week.
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  • Sen. Tammy Duckworth's newborn daughter becomes first baby permitted on Senate floor

    3 monthes ago - By Post Gazette

    WASHINGTON - It's not every day that a 10-day-old infant makes history. But that's what happened Thursday when Maile Pearl Bowlsbey, newborn daughter of Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., was carried onto the Senate floor.
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  • Duckworth baby brings 'Senate into 21st century'

    3 monthes ago - By Chicago Tribune

    Following the birth of Sen. Tammy Duckworth's baby last week, the U.S. Senate took a historic step Wednesday by voting to allow its members to bring babies onto the chamber floor. While many are celebrating the move as a positive change for working mothers, others say there's still a long way to...
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  • Sen. Tammy Duckworth Brought Her Newborn Baby With Her for a Senate Vote. That's Never Happened Before

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

    3 monthes ago - By Fortune

    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 caring for a newborn.
    SENATE BABY ALERT pic.twitter.com/3VeYjudp8L
    - Ryan Struyk April 19, 2018
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  • 'It's about time': Sen. Duckworth's newborn daughter becomes first baby permitted on Senate floor

    3 monthes ago - By The Washington Post

    Maile Bowlsbey was carried onto the floor of the Senate under a rules change that allows children up to age 1 to accompany their parents to votes.
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  • Sen. Tammy Duckworth Is Preparing to Vote on the Senate Floor With Her Baby Today

    3 monthes ago - By Time

    Senator Tammy Duckworth is ready to bring her baby, Maile, to the Senate floor.
    Duckworth tweeted an image of an ensemble consisting of a duckling onesie and a teal sweater for her newborn daughter's Senate debut Thursday.
    “I may have to vote today, so Maile's outfit is prepped,” the Illinois Democrat tweeted Thursday. “I made sure she has a jacket so she doesn't violate the Senate floor dress code .”
    “I'm not sure what the policy is on duckling onesies,” she added, “but I think we're ready.”
    I may have to vote today, so Maile's outfit is prepped. I made sure she has a jacket so she...
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