Tuesday, June 18, 2013
In a birth that coincided nicely with a week-long congressional break, Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-1st, is a grandmother for the second time.
The mother is Pingree's daughter, Hannah, a former Maine House speaker. The baby's name is Elsie and she was born in the wee hours Sunday morning at PenBay Hospital in Rockport, Pingree spokesman Willy Ritch said. Elsie is the first child for Hannah and her husband, Jason Mann,.
Pingree's first grandchild is Smith, the son of Pingree's son, Asa.Tweet
Kevin Miller is Washington bureau chief for the Portland Press Herald and MaineToday Media. He has worked as a journalist in Maine for 6 ½ years, covering the environment, politics and the State House. Before arriving in Maine, he wrote about politics, government and education for newspapers in Virginia and Maryland.
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