When her son Henry was born in 2008, New York’s junior senator became the sixth sitting member of Congress to have a child while in office. And now she’s earned an even more distinguished honor: Her colleague, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, recently dubbed her “ the hottest member” of the chamber. How’d she go from mommy to hottie? “A whole lot of hard work,” Gillibrand told the New York Daily News. The senator ran, hit the gym, and even played squash with fellow Senator Al Franken.