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Gabby Giffords Shot

WATCH: Gabby Giffords Aces Skydive

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF and TERRY TANG | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Three years after being shot in the head at a political gathering, Gabrielle Giffords is still learning how to walk and talk ag...

Giffords To Mark Tucson Shooting Anniversary By Skydiving

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF and TERRY TANG | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Gabrielle Giffords marked the three-year anniversary of an attack that left her severely wounded and forced her to resign from ...

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...

Tucson Marks One-Year Anniversary Of Deadly Shooting

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. — Rep. Gabrielle Giffords led a crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance, her words ringing out across a cold Tucson night in a rare publ...

How Gabrielle Giffords Survived (VIDEO)

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The statistics are bleak: Ninety percent of gunshot wounds to the head result in death -- two-thirds of the time before the victim ever reaches a hosp...

Student Who Aided Gabrielle Giffords Says He's Not A Hero

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The University of Arizona student who came to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords's aid after she was shot in the head Saturday says he's not a hero. "I don't th...

Tea Party Nation Founder: Arizona Shooter 'A Liberal Lunatic,' We Must 'Push Back'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tea Party Nation founder Judson Phillips described Jared Loughner -- the suspected perpetrator of a fatal shooting in Arizona on Saturday -- as a "lib...

Arizona Shooting 911 Call: 'I Do Believe Gabby Giffords Was Hit' (AUDIO)

AP/The Huffington Post | TERRY TANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. -- A 911 caller witnessing the mass shooting outside a grocery store in Tucson describes a frantic scene and says, "I do believe Gabby G...

Jared Loughner Faces Murder Charges Following Arizona Shooting

AP/The Huffington Post | PAULINE ARRILLAGA and AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. — Federal prosecutors charged the suspect in shooting of Arizona congresswoman with attempted assassination and four other charges...

Gabrielle Giffords Remains Sedated Following Arizona Shooting

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS and JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. — Authorities on Sunday charged a 22-year-old man described as a pot-smoking loner with trying to assassinate Rep. Gabrielle Giffo...

Thoughts on Yesterday

Michael Smerconish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Smerconish

While I still think we are at a point where there is more unknown than known about yesterday's tragedy, it is already obvious that there is about to unfold a long overdue conversation about the level of discourse in this country.

Gabrielle Giffords Shooting Prompts Appeals To Cool Political Tone

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON and CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The nation's caustic political climate has become a suspect of sorts in the rampage that left six dead and a lawmaker critically in...

Sheriff Clarence Dupnik: Arizona 'Mecca For Prejudice & Bigotry'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head and a number of others were wounded or killed in a shooting in Tucson, Ariz. on Saturday, Pima Coun...

Arizona Shooting Reactions: Politicians React (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After a shooting in Tucson, Arizona on Saturday in which Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head and others were wounded or h...

Obama Gabrielle Giffords Statement: 'I'm Hopeful That She's Going To Pull Through' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama addressed the tragic shooting in Tucson, Arizona on Saturday in which Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head and a number...

Arizona Shooting Victims: Gabrielle Giffords Shot, Federal Judge & 9-Year-Old Child Among Those Killed

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS and DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. — A gunman nearly unloaded a semiautomatic weapon at a busy supermarket Saturday during a public gathering for Rep. Gabrielle Giff...

Howard Fineman

The End Of Access

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Thirty years ago, there was no such thing as security on Capitol Hill or for members. Members of the public were free to roam the halls, and police presence was practically invisible. The shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is a watershed event in many ways, some of which we cannot yet know, but one of the clearest and simplest is this: Congress and its members are about to be permanently quarantined, physically isolated, from the people it and they represent.

Democratic Rep. Shot, Federal Judge Killed At Public Event

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona was shot in the head Saturday when an assailant opened fire outside a grocery store during a meeting with constitue...