It's a Boy for Rep. Sanchez

Newly married Calif. Democrat is 8th to have a baby while in office
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser User
Posted May 13, 2009 2:12 PM CDT
Sanchez speaks at the Democratic National Convention in Denver.   (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)
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(Newser) – California Rep. Linda Sanchez gave birth to a boy today, the eighth lawmaker to do so while in office, CNN reports. “Mother and baby are both happy and healthy,” her husband said in a statement. Two other congresswomen have had babies in the past year, the AP notes; Sanchez looked like she would be Congress’ first single mom when she announced her pregnancy in November, the Washington Post adds, but she married last month.