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The newest LeMieux

Welcome baby girl Madeleine Meike LeMieux! At 7 pounds 2 ounces and 20 inches long, she's the first girl for Sen. George LeMieux and his wife, Meike.

Baby! Madeleine was was born at 2:35 p.m. Monday and the senator's office says mother and daughter are doing great and are heading home today. Big brothers, Max, 6, Taylor, 4, and Chase, 2, are excited to have a new sister in the family, his office says.