Tammy Duckworth, a Purple Heart recipient, will be first senator to give birth while in office

February 20, 2018

Sen. Tammy Duckworth is pregnant and this is big for a sitting senator.Image: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Tammy Duckworth, the freshman senator and Iraq war vet who lost both her legs in combat, announced she’s pregnant with her second child in a Chicago Sun-Times exclusive Tuesday. Her pregnancy is a milestone. She will be the first sitting senator to give birth while in office. She’s due later this spring. The Purple…