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 Schumer4 in 5 Americans say they support net neutrality: poll GOP senator: Trump's criticism of McCain 'deplorable' Schumer to introduce bill naming Senate office building after McCain amid Trump uproar 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 KavanaughCourt-packing becomes new litmus test on left Warren, Harris, Gillibrand back efforts to add justices to Supreme Court Pence traveling to SC for Graham reelection launch MORE.