HOH didn’t get the memo, but it was clearly “Bring Your Baby to Work Day” on Capitol Hill on Tuesday.
Reps. Ben Quayle (R-Ariz.) and Jared Polis (D-Colo.) were spotted going about their business with newborns Everett “Evie” Marie and Caspian Julius, respectively, in tow.
Our tipsters had Quayle banging out quickie diaper changes at his desk, while Polis was seen strolling through the Speaker’s Lobby cradling the blissfully snoozing tot in his arms. Polis later deposited the tiny bundle (baseball binkie secured, giraffe blanket at the ready) in a just-out-of-sight stroller in order to bang out a TV interview.
Mr. Moms of the world, unite!
Correction: Dec. 7
An earlier version of this story misstated the day Reps. Ben Quayle and Jared Polis brought their children to the Capitol. It was Tuesday.
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.