Duckworth proposed the new rule to "bring the Senate into the 21st century by recognizing that sometimes new parents also have responsibilities at work".
Duckworth, the Illinois Democrat who this month became the first senator in US history to give birth in office, pushed for the rule change during her pregnancy.
Kaitlin Fahey, Duckworth's chief of staff, explained in a statement given to CNN that the rule change was introduced "to ensure no senator with an infant is prevented from performing their constitutional responsibilities-and send a message that working parents everywhere deserve family-friendly workplace policies".
Other Senators were happy to make the rule change.
Duckworth said she was at her Washington residence when the Senate's top Democrat, Charles Schumer of NY, called to say they needed her to come to the Capitol.
Duckworth, trying out the new rule on the first day, brought her newborn daughter, Maile, to cast a vote against a controversial nominee to head NASA.
For her part, Duckworth expressed gratitude for a decision that will allow her to effectively do her job while simultaneously balancing her new role as a mother. Her office was cautiously optimistic, bolstered by bipartisan support from the chairman of the Senate Rules Committee, Roy Blunt, a Missouri Republican and Klobuchar, a Duckworth aide said.
"One of the more amusing ones, they said, 'Well why didn't she just vote from the cloakroom?". "We believe strongly, and she did, that it should be a permanent rules change". "One senator told me that he couldn't type, and if I was typing he'd feel compelled to explain to his constituents that he couldn't". Tammy Duckworth's daughter Maile Pearl, born April 9.
Duckworth's fellow Democratic senator from Illinois, Dick Durbin, said babies could be an inspiration to the Senate.
And in the present day, because USA senators have to be physically present to vote from the floor, working from home while nursing an infant is not an option, and taking maternity leave means giving up the right to vote or to sponsor legislation. However, a motion to allow entry for children under the age of one later passed without objection. The discussion, though, she said, "has been going on for weeks".
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Analysts have said however that it would take more for the West to mount a meaningful challenge to Russia's weight as a broker. The paper reported that the most expansive proposal included airstrikes on Russian air defense capabilities in Syria.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle pose for their official engagement photos at Frogmore House in Windsor, England, in December 2017. Kensington Palace said Friday that Alexi Lubomirski will take pictures at the gala event on May 19 at Windsor Castle.
However Alfie's father Tom, who this week met with Pope Francis to ask him to intervene, vowed to fight the "cruel bureaucracy". Judges said no detail of the plan could be made public because Alfie was entitled to privacy as his life came to a close.
On Friday, Bon-Ton filed notice that it had selected the Hilco/Gordon Brothers bid as the baseline bid for the bankruptcy auction. Online shopping, which has affected all brick-and-mortar retailers by reducing mall traffic, hit Bon-Ton particularly hard.
Officials believe one way to manage the risks posed is to have non-Chinese equipment installed alongside the Chinese-made gear. It is understood that Huawei equipment is monitored by a special cell staffed by GCHQ in Banbury to ensure no interference.
A new study published in the journal Nature Communications reports that the meteorite contains tiny diamonds - yes, diamonds . A mission recently selected by NASA , called Psyche , will launch a spacecraft to the metallic core of a Mars-size planet.
India and Sweden on Tuesday chose to embolden their defence and security cooperation during the Indo-Nordic summit. On his return journey from Britain on April 20, he will stop in Germany to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Moody maintained his innocence and claimed he had been framed. "The murder of Judge Vance was unprovoked and inexcusable". After his release, Moody attended law school and sought to have his conviction overturned so he could practice law.
She and her lawyer claim that the payment was hush money to keep quiet about a one-night stand that she had with Trump in 2006. Cohen's team did not immediately respond to an email asking whether his decision related to the McClatchy report.
Morrissey cross-checked Staal in the head in the first period of Winnipeg's win over the Minnesota Wild but avoided a call. Morrissey would then assist on Jets captain Mark Scheifele's goal later in the first period. "That's a game-changer.
Tomorrow our backs are against the wall and we need to be good and we're going to be good". "I've said that all along. The last two times the Boston Bruins had a chance to close out a Stanley Cup Playoff series, things did not go well.
Pence said the U.S. "is ready to sustain the response" until the Syrian regime abandons the use of prohibited chemical agents. Syria came under attack one week after a suspected chemical weapons attack hit the Syrian town of Douma near Damascus.
The investigation was launched after Walter Huang of San Mateo was killed in March 23 while driving his Tesla Model X on U.S. While Tesla said they are "incredibly sorry" for Sevonne's loss, they blamed the acciden ton her husband.
Lavrov also repeated Russia's claim that there was no chemical attack in Douma, asserting that "what did take place was.staged". Earlier this month, four Iranian military personnel were killed in an airstrike on Syria's T4 air base, also in Homs.
My discussions with Michael Cohen never rose to any level that I needed to tell anyone that I was asking him questions. Adult film actress Stephanie Clifford, also known as Stormy Daniels , arrives for the court hearing in NY on Monday.
Bush's pearls, after all, became synonymous with her own soft power in the political sphere. "I'm a woman", she added. The former first lady will lie in repose where the public can pay their respects on Friday from noon to midnight.
She then continued of the emotional and raw track, "I mean, how many times have we seen The Wizard of Oz? ". The 41-year-old Shelton confessed to CMT's Cody Alan that he thought about marrying Stefani.
He also said he apologized to those who "have been hurt by the things that were said .it was not my intent". On Sunday, Bevin said "I'm sorry", but buffered the apology with about four minutes of wordy passive voice.
Investigators from multiple agencies interviewed people throughout the night and determined the stabbing was not a random act. Haley Anderson , a 22-year-old nursing student, was found dead in an off-campus residence on March 9 after being strangled.
First is President Trump , who Cohen helped to pay off a porn star with whom Trump allegedly had an affair. Hannity was named by Cohen when he was forced to disclose a third "mystery" client after the raid.
But rival politicians and some Conservative colleagues have called for a parliamentary vote before any British involvement. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was holding meetings on Syria and expected to make decisions "fairly soon".
Passengers from Western Sahara, a disputed territory annexed by Morocco after Spain withdrew in 1975, were among the fatalities. Pro-Russian rebels are widely accused of shooting the plane down using a surface-to-air missile but they deny responsibility.
The UK lowered its recommendations in 2016 to no more than 14 units a week, about six pints of beer or six medium glasses of wine. Drinking sensibly has been shown in the past to reduce the chance of a non-fatal heart attack and can even be good for the brain.