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Giffords Recovery

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...

'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...

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...

Giffords Walking, Writing, Aide Says

AP | Posted 10.30.2011 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. -- A spokesman for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords says the Arizona congresswoman has been walking on her own for some time. Spokesman Mark Kim...

Gabrielle Giffords Wants To Return To Job In Washington If Recovery Allows It

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Aides to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords said Tuesday she wants to return to her job in Washington if her physical and mental recovery allo...

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 Says Wife Gabrielle Giffords Reunited With Staff In Tucson

AP | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. -- A weekend visit home to Tucson that included a reunion with staff members, Father's Day breakfast and Mexican takeout food was good m...

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 To Undergo Surgery

AP | By RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 07.18.2011 | Politics

HOUSTON -- Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' recovery isn't slowing down while her astronaut husband speeds around the Earth. Giffords will undergo surgery ...

Intern Says He's Talked To Gabrielle Giffords, Is Amazed By Recovery

AP | Posted 06.02.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX -- The man who won praise for going to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords aid immediately after she was shot says he has spoken to the injured congresswo...

Gabrielle Giffords' Friends Make Her A Presence In Congress

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' chair sits empty as she recovers from a gunshot wound to the head, yet three friends are ensuring she stil...

Doctors: Gabrielle Giffords Told By Husband She Was Shot

AP | RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HOUSTON — She can talk, even saying short sentences. With some help, she can walk. She also knows that she was shot. But for doctors, some of t...

Gabrielle Giffords Shows More Progress In Recovery

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has been showing emotion, good memory skills and an impressive grasp of everything from legislative business t...

Gabrielle Giffords Able To Laugh At Jokes, Friend Says

AP | RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HOUSTON — Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is laughing at jokes and eating sushi and even spoke the word "better" when asked recently by her husband how ...

Gabrielle Giffords Doesn't Know Details Of Shootings, Aide Says

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has not yet been given details of the Jan. 8 shootings in Tucson, Ariz., that wounded her and 12 other...

Doctors Work To Help Giffords' Brain Rewire Itself

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Compared to a sleek new laptop, that three-pound mass of fatty tissue called the brain may not look like much. But when it's injured, it a...

Gabrielle Giffords Speaking Again As Recovery Continues

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — A spokesman for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords says the congresswoman is speaking "more and more," the first confirmation that she is able to...

Gabrielle Giffords' Family Weighs Best Course For Rehabilitation

AP | SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN and MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. — Less than two weeks after surviving a bullet through the brain, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords stood up and looked out the window of he...