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Gabrielle Giffords Recovery

Even After Her Injury, Gabby Giffords Is 'Not Afraid Of Gun Violence'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.30.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Despite sustaining a traumatic brain injury following a 2011 assassination attempt, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords isn’t wary of fi...

To the Class of 2014

Gabrielle Giffords | Posted 05.26.2014 | Impact
Gabrielle Giffords

Today, you are more important than we are. It's up to you to lead. Make the choice to serve. Endeavor to do something extraordinary. And when life throws setback and challenges your way, grit your teeth and keep on going.

Giiffords' Anti-Gun Violence Group Sets Sights On 2014 Election

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

* Giffords effort wants to counter NRA campaign money * Goal would "far dwarf" past attempts - professor By David Ingram...

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...

Giffords, Husband Visit French Alps

Reuters | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics

CHAMONIX, France, July 23 (Reuters) - Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, still recovering from wounds after being shot last year, trav...

A Hero Lies In You, Gabby Giffords

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics

Nearly five months after former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) announced she was leaving Congress, residents of Arizona's 8th congressional distric...

Jan Brewer Sets Date For Special Election To Fill Gabrielle Giffords' Seat

Reuters | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics

(Adds details; byline) By David Schwartz PHOENIX, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Arizona Governor Jan Brewer on Friday ordered a sp...

Giffords: 'I Will Return'

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. — Outgoing Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords spent her last hours as Tucson's U.S. representative finishing the meeting she started...

Obama Reacts To Giffords' Resignation

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

On Sunday, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), who nearly lost her life in a tragic shooting in Tuscon last January, announced that she would step down...

Giffords Faces Big Decision

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The signals are strong. One year after being shot in the head, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is on a mission to return to the job she so ...

Giffords To Attend Candlelight Vigil One Year After Shooting

AP | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Rep. Gabrielle Giffords plans to attend an Arizona candlelight vigil exactly one year after she and 18 others were shot outside a Tuc...

Giffords, Other Survivors To Commemorate Shooting

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. — Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, other survivors of the Tucson shooting rampage and numerous others will come together in the close-knit...

Giffords Returns Home

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. -- U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has returned to her hometown of Tucson for a private visit with her family and friends over the Thanksgi...

Gabrielle Giffords Inspires Paralyzed Shooting Victim To Make 99.9% Recovery

Posted 11.17.2011 | Impact

Representative Gabrielle Giffords inspired millions during an ABC interview Monday when she showed how far she's come since getting shot in the head p...

'I Want To Get Back To Work'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

A message recorded by Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) to her Southern Arizona constituents was released Tuesday, with the wounded congresswoman sayi...

"Tough, Tough, Tough"

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 01.15.2012 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

Watching Gabby Giffords' interview last night, I saw so clearly the woman we have all come to love so much -- but even tougher, even stronger, and even -- this amazed me -- even more gracious.

Gabrielle Giffords Makes Powerful Vow In New Book

AP | By AMANDA LEE MYERS and MICHELLE PRICE | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

PHOENIX -- When President George H.W. Bush came to visit her in the hospital, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords could say only "Wow!" and another word she had b...

Help Me Support Gabby

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Gabby Giffords is one of my closest friends, and all I want is for her to be back with us as healthy and strong as she was before the shooting. That's why I'm taking it upon myself to help her raise the funds she needs for her reelection.

Aides Urge Longtime Giffords Friend To Run For Senate

AP | By JACQUES BILLEAUD and KEVIN FREKING | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

By JACQUES BILLEAUD AND KEVIN FREKING, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' aides have urged former Surgeon General Richard Carm...

Gabrielle Giffords Book Coming This Fall

AP | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — The joint memoir of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, soon-to-be-retired astronaut Mark Kelly, is coming out Nov. 15. The boo...

Giffords Walking, Writing, Aide Says

AP | Posted 10.30.2011 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. -- A spokesman for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords says the Arizona congresswoman has been walking on her own for some time. Spokesman Mark Kim...

Arizona Republican Weighs Possible Run For Giffords Seat In 2012

AP | Posted 10.22.2011 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. — A Republican Arizona state senator says he has formed an exploratory committee to examine a possible run next year for the congr...

Aide: Giffords Now Knows Who Died In Shooting

AP | Posted 10.20.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX (AP) -- Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is now aware of who was killed during the January shooting rampage in Tucson that left her seriously wounded, ...

First Potential Challenger To Gabrielle Giffords Emerges

AP | By JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 10.19.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX -- Is Rep. Gabrielle Giffords running for re-election? That's a question State Sen. Frank Antenori of Tucson wants to answer before the May 1...

Gabrielle Giffords Campaign Seeks Guidance On Use Of Donations For Improved Security

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 10.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' campaign is asking the Federal Election Commission whether she can use donations to help pay fo...