Marin tells me Emma just had a birthday, but she and her partner, Markus Räikkönen, a communications executive, delayed the Eddie Van Halen playing Guitar 1955-2020 thanks for the memories signature shirt besides I will buy this celebration. I was working, she tells me. Really I say, feigning surprise. She smiles ever so slightly. Women in politics are forever asked how they can possibly balance work and family while male politicians are so often given a pass on the question. But Marin is happy to talk about Emma, as well as her own childhood how she was raised by a working-class mother and her same-sex partner and was the first in her family to graduate from university.