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Babies now allowed on US Senate floor following rare move to change rules

1 month ago   |   By WISN

In a rare move, the Senate on Wednesday night voted to change longstanding rules to allow newborns - for the first time - onto the Senate floor during votes
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Senate votes to allow Duckworth's baby on the floor

Senate votes to allow Duckworth's baby on the floor

1 month ago   |   By Politico

It's official: Sen. Tammy Duckworth's baby will be allowed on the Senate floor. The Senate on Wednesday night unanimously approved a change to its rules to permit the children of senators onto the floor until they are one year old. Duckworth, the Illinois Democrat who this month became the first senator in U.S. history to give birth in office, pushed for the rule change during her pregnancy. She gathered support among other lawmakers who wanted to send a symbolic message that the Senate, like all workplaces, should make small accommodations for working parents. The proposal originally...
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Expected rule change would allow Duckworth to nurse newborn on Senate floor

1 month ago   |   By ABC News

The Senate rule change could come as soon as Wednesday evening.
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