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Gabrielle Giffords Shooting

How Gabrielle Giffords' Husband Shaped Her Recovery

New York Magazine | Steve Fishman | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

Since her shooting, Gabby Giffords has been an idea as much as a person....

Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly Appear On Cover Of 'People'

Posted 01.10.2012 | Media

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly appear on the latest cover of People magazine. A photo of the cover was tweeted by @RepGiffords...

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...

Gabrielle Giffords In Intensive Therapy

AP | Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. -- U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is in North Carolina for two weeks of intensive therapy sessions as she continues to recover from a guns...

Gabrielle Giffords Gets Her Voice Back

AP | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will read aloud in the audio edition of her upcoming book, allowing many people to hear for themselves for the...

Psychotics Don't Premeditate Crimes

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics
Robert David Jaffee

Psychotic people may act impulsively, but that is very different from the meticulously planned acts of violence of Jared Loughner, Anders Breivik, and most recently Dekraai, the accused gunmen in last week's shooting in Seal Beach.

Judge: Jared Loughner Can Be Made Mentally Fit To Stand Trial

AP | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. -- A federal judge has ruled that the suspect in the Tucson shooting rampage can eventually be made mentally fit to stand trial. U.S. D...

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...

Facing Opposition, Congressmen Skip Out On Town Halls

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP/The Huffington Post) -- Too much yelling, not enough listening. Facing organized, often raucous confrontations at political e...

FEC: Gabrielle Giffords Can Use Campaign Dollars To Beef Up Home Security

AP | By KEVIN FREKING | Posted 11.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Election Commission has unanimously agreed that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' campaign can use $2,200 in donations to pay for som...

Giffords To Get Permission To Use Donations For Security

AP | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Election Commission is expected to rule Thursday that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' campaign can use donations to make $2,200 wor...

Forcible Medication Of Jared Loughner May Continue, Federal Judge Rules

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 10.26.2011 | Politics

SAN DIEGO — A federal judge ruled Friday that prison doctors may continue to forcibly medicate the man accused in the deadly Arizona shooting ra...

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, ...

Feds Want To Keep Jared Loughner Medicated

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 10.10.2011 | Crime

PHOENIX — The suspect in the Tucson shooting rampage should remain forcibly medicated with psychotropic drugs despite his lawyers' claims that d...

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...

Prison Resumes Forcible Medication Of Jared Lee Loughner

AP | By JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 09.21.2011 | Crime

TUCSON, Ariz. — A federal court Friday night denied an emergency motion by defense lawyers to keep prison officials in Missouri from forcibly me...

Christina Wilkie

Slain Giffords Aide May Be Honored With Permanent Capitol Memorial

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just over six months after the Jan. 8 massacre in Tucson that killed six people and injured Rep. Gabrielle GIffords (D-Ariz.), members o...

Jared Loughner Lawyers Want Clinical Assessments Taped

AP | Posted 09.14.2011 | Crime

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Attorneys for the Tucson shooting rampage suspect want all clinical assessments psychiatrists performed on him videotaped while he's ...

Sam Stein

Obama To Unveil Gun Control Reforms

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Half a year after the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), the Obama administration is set to release a series of reforms to ...

Jared Loughner Can Be Forcibly Medicated, Says Judge

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics

SAN DIEGO — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the Tucson shooting rampage suspect can be forced to continue taking anti-psychotic drugs, reje...

Lawyers For Loughner Say He Spit On Attorney, Threw Chair Against Wall

Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics

By JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press PHOENIX -- Lawyers for the suspect in the Tucson shooting rampage have provided the first official picture of...

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...

Gabrielle Giffords To Write A Memoir

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Together and apart, the lives of Gabrielle Giffords and husband-astronaut Mark Kelly have been extraordinary. She the congresswoman ...