Haley Britzky Jan 23
Duckworth will be first sitting senator to give birth
Sen. Tammy Duckworth will be the first sitting senator to give birth in U.S. history, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.
"I am proud to have her as my Illinois colleague and prouder still that she will make history by being the first U.S. Senator to have a baby while in office. I couldn't be happier for her."
— Sen. Dick Durbin
There have been 10 sitting members of Congress to give birth. Three of them went on to be elected to the Senate.