Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers Gives Birth To Daughter

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), the chair of the House Republican Conference, announced Monday she had given birth to a baby daughter.

Brynn Catherine was born at 6:19 am on Nov. 24, weighing 7 lbs. and 6 oz. 

“Nothing compares to the miracle of bringing a new life into the world,” McMorris Rodgers, 44, said in an Instagram post. “She’s beautiful and seems to be taking it all in stride. Our hearts are full.” 

Correction: A previous version of this article referred to McMorris Rodgers as vice chair of the House Republican conference. She is its current chair.

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