NewsOpinion What Democrats are saying July 15, 2017 0 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter In 2014 Senator Tammy Duckworth, who came back from service as a helicopter pilot in Iraq missing parts of her legs and partly disabled in one arm, set a a precedent. Then serving in the US House of Representatives, she was the first member of that body to give birth to a child while in office. Photo by the US Department of Agriculture. What Democrats are saying ~ ~ ~ These announcements are interactive. Click on them for more information.