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Gabby Giffords and the Meaning of Service

Andrei Cherny | Posted 01.08.2016 | Politics
Andrei Cherny

Five years ago today, I was driving from Phoenix to Tucson to see my friend Gabby Giffords. That Saturday morning, she was at a shopping center parking lot, holding office hours, doing the most basic job of a representative, meeting with her constituents.

Chattanooga Shootings Produce Heroes

Jim Diamond | Posted 08.03.2015 | Crime
Jim Diamond

With all of the noise being generated this summer by a certain presidential candidate from New York, recognition of a worthy story has been lost in the din. That story is the heroism of two U.S. Marines killed in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Obama Meets Gabby Giffords On 4th Anniversary Of Shooting

AP | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics

PHOENIX (AP) — Four years to the day after then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot, President Barack Obama says she still has "the same energy and pas...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Gun Control Emerges As Contentious Issue In Arizona House Race | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Gun control resurfaced Tuesday as a contentious issue in the race for Arizona's 2nd Congressional District, as Democratic Rep. Ron Barbe...

NRA President Wayne LaPierre Accepts Gabby Giffords' Ice Bucket Challenge

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.22.2014 | Politics

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Sabrina Siddiqui

Iowa GOP Candidate Cites Gabby Giffords Shooting As Reason He Carries Gun To Statehouse | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican candidate for Congress said he sometimes carries a gun to the Iowa Statehouse because of the 2011 attack on former Rep. Gab...

Sasha Bronner

Gabby Giffords: 'Strong Women Get Things Done' | Sasha Bronner | Posted 02.12.2014 | Women

On the final evening of the MAKERS Conference in Southern California, Gabby Giffords’ husband Mark Kelly, a retired American astronaut and U.S. Navy...

Gabby Giffords Super PAC Releases New Ad On Newtown Anniversary

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Americans for Responsible Solutions, the anti-gun violence group created by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) and her husband Mark Kelly, relea...

Gabby Giffords Attends Gun Show

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 12.13.2013 | Politics

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — A smiling Gabrielle Giffords toured rows of tables loaded with rifles and handguns Sund...

Gabrielle Giffords Gun Group Amasses $11 Million In Donations

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

Americans for Responsible Solutions, the anti-gun violence group started by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) and husband Mark Kelly, raised a ...

Reading the Pictures: Gabrielle Giffords, Mark Kelly and the New Liberal Times

Michael Shaw | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2013-02-01-Shawgiffords They emerged this week as the most vivid representatives of Obama's new liberal America, as emblematic of the times and what ails us as Valerie Plame and Joe Wilson were America's "terror era" canaries in the coal mine.

Jennifer Bendery

Gabby Giffords To Give Opening Remarks At Senate Hearing On Gun Violence | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-Ariz.), who was shot in the head in the Jan. 2011 shootings in Tucson, Ariz., will give opening remarks in...

Diane Sawyer's Big Get

Posted 03.08.2013 | Media

Diane Sawyer will interview former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly on the two-year anniversary of the horrific Tucson shooting, ABC...

Gabby Giffords To Visit Newtown On Friday

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) will visit Newtown, Conn. on Friday, NBC Connecticut and ABC News reported Thursday. Giffords, who two yea...

Judge Who Sentenced Giffords Shooter Makes Big Request

AP | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. (Associated Press) -- A federal judge who sentenced the man who shot former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords said in an article published Fr...

Justice Reportedly Shelved Tougher Gun Background Checks Plan

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics

An effort by Justice Department officials to strengthen gun control measures in the wake of the shooting of then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) and...

Jennifer Bendery

Gabby Giffords, Mark Kelly Confront Jared Loughner At Sentencing: We Are 'Done Thinking About You' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For the first time since she was shot in the head on Jan. 8, 2011, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) on Thursday laid eyes on her...

Civility Isn't for Sissies

Susan Zakin | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics
Susan Zakin

Civility requires a commitment to truth, as well as compassion. Like a dysfunctional family, a society that fosters disingenuousness and punishes directness will not be able to make good decisions.

Giffords Hits Big Milestone In Her Recovery

The Huffington Post | Ethan Klapper | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, retired Astronaut Mark Kelly, are moving back to Tucson on Sunday, a big milestone in the form...

Loughner Calls Self A 'Failure' Because Giffords Survived

Reuters | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

By Alex Dobuzinskis Aug 9 (Reuters) - The Tucson gunman who killed six people and severely wounded Gabrielle Giffords has labeled hims...

Arizona Shooting Victim 'Thrilled' By Possible Guilty Plea

AP | BARRY MASSEY and PAUL DAVENPORT | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

PHOENIX — Mavy Stoddard, who lost her husband in the massacre in Arizona last year that severely wounded then-U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, plan...

Good News For Gabby Giffords' Successor

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

A new internal poll shows Gabrielle Giffords' handpicked successor easily defeating both his Democratic primary opponent and his Republican rival as h...

Gun Violence Is Not Normal. Or Patriotic.

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics
Robert L. Cavnar

It's time for sane adults to insist that we elect sane adults who will act like sane adults and implement sane policy. There is no reason for us to be the most violent nation on earth (except for maybe Somalia), where gun violence is the norm.

Wall of Fear

Gabriel Frankel | Posted 11.29.2012 | Teen
Gabriel Frankel

For all of our imperfections, this country celebrates diversity. E Pluribus Unum: Out of many, one.

Gabrielle Giffords Gets Her Own Cruise

Posted 03.15.2012 | Travel

Following in the footsteps of celebrities and politicos before her, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) will headline a cruise this summer. G...