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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. J...

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.

Amanda Terkel

Rep. Clyburn: Americans Need To Condemn Violent Rhetoric

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.), a lawmaker who faced several threats during the heated health care debate, is calling on the country to rat...

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...

A Destructive Crossroads

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dylan Ratigan

We find ourselves at a violent crossroads. Whether you are a national voice or an individual without a voice -- there are simple questions we all must ask ourselves today.

Gabby Giffords: A Few Words

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

I know nothing about the man who shot Gabby, and what was going through his mind when he did this. But I will tell you this -- there is no way -- no way -- that anyone who really knows Gabby could hate her or hurt her.

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...

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...