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Gabrielle Giffords Opposed Death Penalty For Her Shooter

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than a year and a half after she was shot in the head while hosting a constituent services event in her district, former Rep. Gabri...

Giffords To Make Huge Push On Capitol Hill

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.12.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) will push for background check legislation by seeking meetings with a number of Republicans and Democrats, ac...

Giffords Embraces New Role On Guns

The New York Times | Posted 04.12.2013 | Politics

Gabrielle Giffords looked slightly stricken as she considered the question: Would she feel bad about starring in a political advertisement against her...

Reading the Pictures: Gabrielle Giffords, Mark Kelly and the New Liberal Times

Michael Shaw | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2013-02-01-Shawgiffords They emerged this week as the most vivid representatives of Obama's new liberal America, as emblematic of the times and what ails us as Valerie Plame and Joe Wilson were America's "terror era" canaries in the coal mine.

Could Giffords Gun Control Group Emerge As Serious NRA Rival?

Bloomberg | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

Steve and Amber Mostyn, wealthy Texas trial attorneys, said today that they are giving $1 million to help start the gun-control advocacy group formed ...

Giffords Takes Stand On Solemn Anniversary

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Two dueling gun events played out in the hometown of former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords on the second anniversary of her shooting, i...

OK, I Think I'm Ready to Talk About Aurora Now

Emmett Rensin | Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics
Emmett Rensin

I'm calm. I've had time to reflect. The victims have been mourned, and nobody could accuse me of jumping to conclusions. The moment has cooled. The election is over. I've even waited an extra two months to make extra-double sure I wasn't politicizing the tragedy.

Gabrielle Giffords Comes Face To Face With Man Who Shot Her

Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

JACQUES BILLEAUD, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TUCSON, Ariz. -- Gabrielle Giffords came face to face Thursday with the man who tried to kill her last year,...

Kelly: Giffords Satisfied With Plea

Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics

By ELLIOT SPAGAT AND BOB CHRISTIE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TUCSON, Ariz. -- Jared Lee Loughner has pleaded guilty to going on a rampage in Tucson, Ari...

Giffords, Kelly React To Shootings

Posted 07.20.2012 | Politics

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), who was shot in the head in January 2011 and seriously wounded, and her husband, Mark Kelly, said they were ...

Giffords, Kelly Honor Esteemed Grads

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 08.18.2012 | Politics

KINGS POINT, N.Y. — With his wife, former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, watching and cheering nearby, retired astronaut Mark Kelly exhorted grad...

GOPer Drops Out After Big Loss

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics

PHOENIX -- The tea party Republican who sought former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' seat in Congress has dropped out of the fall race, two days af...

GOPer 'Reflecting' After Big Loss

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics

PHOENIX -- Ron Barber's decisive victory in a special election for the congressional seat held by his old boss and fellow mass shooting survivor Gabri...

Kelly, Barber Face Off To Replace Giffords

Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

By KEVIN FREKING, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Democrats are hoping that late campaign appearances by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will hel...

Loughner Move Denied

AP | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

PHOENIX — An appeals court rejected a request by lawyers for the man accused of shooting former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords to rehear their argument...

Giffords Making Public Appearance

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) will make a rare public appearance on behalf of her former aide Ron Barber, who is running in a special elect...

Giffords Bids Farewell As Colleagues Pay Emotional Tributes To Her

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In an extremely moving moment on the House floor, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) submitted her resignation to House Speaker John Boeh...

Giffords: 'Every Day I Am Working Hard'

AP | By KEVIN FREKING | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The chair between Reps. Jeff Flake and Raul Grijalva stood empty at last year's State of the Union address, reserved for their colleague...

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 Makes Interesting Choice For State Of The Union Guest

AP | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The White House says President Barack Obama has invited Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' husband to attend Tuesday's State of the Union add...

Giffords Making Symbolic Final Act

AP | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is finishing the meet-and-greet political event Monday that erupted in a deadly shooting spree a year ago. T...

Michael McAuliff

Gabrielle Giffords Stepping Down From Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A little more than a year after a gunman opened fire at a market where Rep. Gabby Giffords was meeting constituents, the Arizona congres...

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...

Giffords Speaks In Front Of Hundreds

AP | By AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. -- After a year of struggling to re-learn how to walk and speak, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords confidently climbed the steps on an outdoo...

Survivors Still Struggle Year After Tragic Arizona Shooting

Reuters | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

* Dealing with trauma after watching colleagues die * Giffords undecided about whether to run again By T...