There's a cheery buzz in Washington about the new royal baby, with politicos across party lines firing off congratulatory tweets. But there's a gender gap: female colleagues seem more excited.
Maybe a baby boom is all polarized Washington needs to share some much-needed love across the aisle.
As news here spread that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcomed a baby boy in London Monday, capital city lawmakers gushed their approval and offered well wishes via cyberspace to the royal couple across the pond. It was an opportunity to reinforce that "special relationship" between the United States and Great Britain and, heck, party affiliation and policy preferences aside, who doesn’t love a baby?
Like many capital city notables, first lady Michelle Obama – who has positioned herself as this nation’s mom-in-chief – sent her good cheer via Twitter: “Congratulations to The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their son! Being a parent is the best job of all. -mo”
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