Amy Schumer announces pregnancy alongside midterm endorsements
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Actress and activist Amy Schumer on Monday revealed that she is pregnant with her first child, making the announcement while also giving a series of endorsements ahead of next month's midterms.

Schumer announced the news via the Instagram story of journalist Jessica Yellin, a friend of hers.

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"I'm not in the business of making voting recommendations, but these are the recommendations of Amy Schumer, one of the most consistent and earliest supporters of News Not Noise. Now read all the way to the bottom, you'll see there's some news down there. Congratulations, Amy," Yellin said in her Instagram story.

The story then transitions to a note listing Schumer's voting recommendations. The bottom of the note reads, "I'm pregnant-Amy Schumer."

The "Trainwreck" star, who is married to Chris Fischer, endorsed a number of Democratic candidates in the post. Schumer, who’s a cousin of Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerOvernight Health Care: Dem chair meets Trump health chief on drug prices | Trump officials sued over new Kentucky Medicaid work rules | Democrats vow to lift ban on federal funds for abortions We can’t tackle climate change if we ignore the main polluter — transportation Hoyer introducing legislation to block Trump from lifting sanctions on Russian companies MORE (D-N.Y.), has also previously campaigned for Democrats and supports liberal policies.

Last month, she was among hundreds of protesters arrested at the Hart Senate Office Building while demonstrating against the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett KavanaughBrett Michael Kavanaugh5 takeaways from Barr’s testimony MSNBC anchor speculates Trump has something 'pretty extreme' on Graham Five things to watch during Barr’s confirmation hearing MORE.