Rep. Jared Polis, D-Boulder, and his partner Marlon Reis
announced today, Sept. 30, the birth of their first
child, a baby boy. The baby, born weighing 8-pounds 12-ounces, is named Caspian
Julius. Both parents and newborn are reportedly doing well.
In the birth announcement, Polis and Reis wrote, “Baby has learned to cry already!”
announced that they were expecting a baby back in June, but declined to reveal
whether they were becoming parents through adoption or surrogate pregnancy.
Polis is one of
few openly gay members of Congress.