Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers expecting child # 3 ~ another historic “first”
Special Family Announcement from Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (7/13/13)
“Being a wife and mother have been the most wonderful and blessed experiences in my life. For some time, Brian and I have hoped we would be able to have another child, so it is with great joy we announce that we are expecting our third in December.“I look forward to continuing my duties as Conference Chair and running again for re-election next year to represent the great people of Eastern Washington. Both Cole and Grace were born while I was a member of Congress, so we will continue to balance the challenges of parenting young children and working – just like countless moms and dads all across America.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., has already made history as the only woman in Congress to give birth to two children while in office. Well, that’s about to become three children.
McMorris Rodgers, chairwoman of the House Republican Conference, announced Friday that she’s pregnant with her third child, due in December. The only woman in the House GOP leadership made clear her pregnancy won’t affect her political plans.