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Giffords Shooting

Mark Kelly Shoots Glock 9mm At Pots And Bottles While Gabby Giffords Looks On

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics

Mark Kelly, husband of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), is shown shooting a Glock 9mm handgun at planting pots and water bottles for target p...

Jennifer Bendery

Gabby Giffords, Mark Kelly Confront Jared Loughner At Sentencing: We Are 'Done Thinking About You'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Jennifer Bendery

Frank Antenori, GOP Candidate For Gabrielle Giffords' Seat, Lashes Out At Policeman

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican Arizona state senator running for the U.S. House seat vacated by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D) slammed a local police ...

Judge Makes Key Decision In Loughner Trial

Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics

By Joseph Schuman SAN DIEGO--A federal judge has granted prison doctors four more months to attempt to restore the mental competency of the man cha...

Tucson Shooting Survivor Says Gabrielle Giffords Makes Him 'Want To Vomit'

HuffPost Crime | David Moye | Posted 01.11.2012 | Crime

A year after the Tucson shootings that left six dead and 13 injured, one of the survivors has strong feelings about the incident and congresswoman and...

Lucia Graves

In Arizona, Survivor Of Virginia Tech Massacre Talks Gun Control: 'The Time For Thoughts And Prayers Is Over'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Almost two months after the shootings in Tucson, Ariz., Colin Goddard, a survivor of the Virginia Tech massacre, is speaking to Arizona students about...

Gabrielle Giffords For Senate? Speculation Runs High For 2012 Race

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Jeff Flake made it official this week. Four days after Republican Sen. Jon Kyl of Arizona said he would not stand for reelection in 2012, the six...

Judge Approves Moving Loughner Trial To Tucson

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX (Reuters) A federal judge has approved moving court proceedings to Tucson, Arizona from Phoenix for Jared Lee Loughner, the 22-year-old colleg...

Jason Linkins

Obama's Tucson Speech Fails To Accommodate Cable News's Attention Span: The Mediagasm

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

2011-01-14-h.jpgIf you were a member of the 24-hour cable teevee media, all that can be said about the Way We Mourn Now is that it was such an awful inconvenience!

Sam Stein

Gibbs Noncommittal On Post-Shooting Gun Control Measures

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, briefing reporters for the first time since the Tucson shootings, was noncommittal when asked ...

Jared Loughner's Ex-Girlfriend Kelsey Hawkes Speaks Out

The Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Kelsey Hawkes, an ex-girlfriend of suspected Arizona shooter Jared Lee Loughner, spoke out this morning on CBS's Early Show, saying the man the world ...

Obama Re-Introduces the Human Element to the Giffords Tragedy

Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Stein

It is when there is a human element to his presidency that Barack Obama tends to stand the tallest. And on Wednesday evening, as he spoke to 20,000-plus at a memorial service at the University of Arizona, there was, if nothing else, an emotional honesty to what he had to say. To a nation looking for clarity, Obama didn't pretend to have all the answers. There is, he noted, a tendency to demand "order" from "chaos," to try and "make sense out of that which seems senseless." Life doesn't always comply.

Who's Illegitimate? The Presidents. Who Says?

Harry Shearer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Shearer

If mental disturbance is at the root of the shootings in Tucson, that leaves another question: what's at the root of all the rancor about political rancor?

Sam Stein

Nearly 50 Percent Of Mental Health Services Recipients In Giffords' County Were Dropped In 2010

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the past year, Pima County, Ariz., where Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 19 others were shot Saturday, has seen more than 45 p...

Hardball: Tea Party Under Fire Over Arizona Tragedy

Chris Matthews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Matthews

In my interview with Judson Phillips, founder of Tea Party Nation, we disagree over whether or not America is home to more political assassinations than other nations.

REMEMBERED: The Victims Of Saturday's Arizona Shooting

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While Rep. Gabrielle Giffords remains in critical condition but alive in the wake of the tragic shooting in Arizona, the event claimed the lives of 6 ...

Megyn Kelly Debates AZ Sheriff About His Comments On Shooting

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox News' Megyn Kelly debated Sheriff Clarence Dupnik, the man leading the investigation into the shooting in Arizona, about the sheriff's recent comm...

Christina Taylor Green: Arizona Shooting Claims Life Of 9-Year-Old Born On 9/11

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nine-year-old Christina Taylor Green was among those killed in a tragic shooting in Tucson, Ariz. on Saturday. The incident occurred at a public ev...

Olbermann: 'Put The Gun Metaphors Away'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In the wake of Saturday's tragic shootings in Arizona, which have claimed the lives of six individuals and left many more, including Congresswoman Gab...

Howard Fineman

Tucson Tragedy: What Obama Can Learn From Oklahoma City

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The deaths in Tucson are not about politics in the narrow sense, ideology or party. From what we know, Jared Loughner's acts were those of a madman divorced from reality, let alone from public debate. But that doesn't make Tucson politically meaningless.