Heard on the Hill

CQ Roll Call Family Continues to Grow

The baby boom in the CQ Roll Call newsroom continues. John Irons, our graphics and layouts maestro, and his wife, Halimah Abdullah, have welcomed son Malcolm Ahmad Abdullah Irons to the world.

(Courtesy of John Irons.)

(Courtesy of John Irons.)

Malcolm clocked in at a healthy 6 pounds, 13 ounces on Sept. 27. Our tipster tells us both mom and baby are doing fine.

Malcolm was born on the same day as another newsroom kiddo, Michaela Rayne Trygstad, the first daughter of Roll Call political reporter Kyle Trygstad and his wife, Kelly.