Duckworth wants to change Senate rules to make motherhood easier

The woman primed to become the first sitting senator to give birth in office wants to change Senate rules to better accommodate future mothers.

In an interview that aired Wednesday on Politico's "Women Rule" podcast, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, an Illinois Democrat, opened up about the challenges she prepares to face in raising a newborn while continuing her senatorial duties. She is expecting her second child in the spring.

"I'm even being told right now that I can't technically take maternity...


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