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November 27, 2015

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October 2, 2015

Richard Hudson Brands Firstborn With Familiar Moniker

North Carolina Republican Richard Hudson officially welcomed son Richard Lane Hudson III into the fold Tuesday.

(Courtesy Richard Hudson)

(Courtesy Richard Hudson)

Per a birth announcement shared on social media, the latest addition to Team Hudson arrived on Sept. 29, just seconds shy of midnight. Full story

August 13, 2015

Just Call Him ‘Grandpa Boehner’

UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 10: Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, shakes hands with John Griffin, age 3, son of Rep. Tim Griffin, R-Ark., as he walks back to his office after a vote on the House floor in the Capitol on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Boehner reacquainted himself with the younger set in 2013, when he shook hands with John Griffin, the three-year-old son of former Rep. Tim Griffin, R-Ark. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Speaker John A. Boehner is famous for being a softie when it comes to “the children,” so we can’t imagine what kind of tears of joy he shed at the birth of his first grandchild, whose arrival was announced to the world on Thursday afternoon via Twitter:

No photos yet, but the Ohio Republican offered a few vital stats for inquiring minds following a congratulatory tweet from his colleague, House GOP Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers:  

HOH hears that little Alistair’s mom is Lindsay, one of Boehner’s two daughters who married in 2013.

A spokeswoman in the speaker’s office confirmed that Boehner is “thrilled.”



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June 8, 2015

Alexis Flake May Be Congressional Baseball’s Biggest Fan

Once upon a time, Alexis Flake, daughter of Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, met a somewhat mysterious stranger under the dazzling lights of Nationals Park.

(Courtesy Alexis Flake Arias)

(Courtesy Alexis Flake Arias)

Four years, and three Democrat victories in a row later, Alexis’s home team stands poised to grow by one pending the arrival of a little one later this summer. Full story

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