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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...

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 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.

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.

Gabrielle Giffords Supporters Prepping For Potential Reelection Bid

Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) made an emotional return to Congress Monday evening to vote on the debt ceiling deal. Her colleagues greeted her wit...

The Hope of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 10.02.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

In the face of terrorists and crazies who are taking to guns in an stated effort to circumvent or undermine democracy -- Rep. Gifford's is testimony to a life deeply committed to the democratic ideal.

Gabrielle Giffords Makes First Public Appearance

Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) made her first public appearance since being wounded in a tragic shooting in Tucson, Arizona earlier this year in wh...

Mark Kelly Retiring From NASA

Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

Astronaut Mark Kelly announced today that he is retiring from NASA in order to focus on the recovery of his wife, Gabrielle Giffords. “Today, I a...

Obama Praises Giffords, Calls Recovery 'A Genuine Miracle'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has an "incredible spirit," and calls her ongoing recovery from a gunshot to...

Gabrielle Giffords Has Surgery To Repair Skull

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics

HOUSTON -- Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is recuperating from implant surgery on her skull - another milestone in her recovery from an assassination attempt...

Gabrielle Giffords, Staffers Who Survived Tucson Shooting To Attend Launch

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.29.2011 | Politics

When Rep. Gabrielle Giffords watches her astronaut husband get launched into space on Friday, two of her staff members who also survived the Tucson ma...

Would You Get the Same Care as Gabrielle Giffords?

Richard C. Senelick, M.D. | Posted 06.21.2011 | Home
Richard C. Senelick, M.D.

The rehabilitation of a person following a stroke or brain injury is an intensive process that can take years and involves numerous people, but the reality is that many people do not get the intensity of care they need.

Elise Foley

Dems Hold Fundraiser To Support Gabrielle Giffords

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Leading House Democrats held a fundraiser on Tuesday for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who is recovering from brain injuries she sustained du...

Gabrielle Giffords Brought Starbucks, Newspaper By Husband Each Day

The Houston Chronicle | Zane Shauck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

He visits her each day and brings a newspaper and a Starbucks coffee cup, made for her by the staff at a local Starbucks that Kelly stops at each morn...

Gabrielle Giffords' Condition Upgraded From Serious To Good

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' condition has been upgraded from serious to good, NBC News reports. Giffords, who was shot in the head during an alleged ass...