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Police Unlock Thousands Of Pages About Shooting Of Congresswoman And 11 Others

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF and JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 05.27.2013 | Crime

PHOENIX — Almost everyone who crossed paths with Jared Loughner in the year before he shot former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords described a man who wa...

Diane Sawyer's Big Get

Posted 03.08.2013 | Media

Diane Sawyer will interview former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly on the two-year anniversary of the horrific Tucson shooting, ABC...

John Celock

Giffords Aide Shakes Up Congressional Race

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

Shaking up the race to succeed Gabrielle Giffords, her former congressional aide Ron Barber announced that he will seek a full term in Congress this y...

Navy Honors Giffords With Big Dedication

AP | By KEVIN FREKING | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Gabrielle Giffords, the recently retired congresswoman from Arizona who was shot in an assassination attempt 13 months ago, returned to ...

John Celock

Gabrielle Giffords' Aide Likely To Run

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

This week, a top aide to former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) is expected to enter the special election to succeed her. Ron Barber, Giffords' d...

John Celock

Race Is On For Giffords Seat

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

A day after announcing her resignation from Congress, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) may be in the position to pick her successor as a crowded Demo...

Giffords Faces Big Decision

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The signals are strong. One year after being shot in the head, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is on a mission to return to the job she so ...

Giffords To Attend Candlelight Vigil One Year After Shooting

AP | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Rep. Gabrielle Giffords plans to attend an Arizona candlelight vigil exactly one year after she and 18 others were shot outside a Tuc...

New Details Emerge In Trial Of Giffords Shooting Suspect

AP | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX -- Prosecutors asked a court to dismiss an appeal by the Tucson shooting rampage suspect over his forced medication with psychotropic drugs. ...

Help Me Support Gabby

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Gabby Giffords is one of my closest friends, and all I want is for her to be back with us as healthy and strong as she was before the shooting. That's why I'm taking it upon myself to help her raise the funds she needs for her reelection.

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, ...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Meets With Rep. Giffords At Cape Canaveral

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama met with Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) for 10 minutes Friday during his visit to Cape Canaveral for the space...

For the Love of a Gun

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lorraine Devon Wilke

We Americans love our guns. We love 'em. We don't just feel they're a Right, a necessity, a possibly delusional buffer to our safety, we're freakin' passionate about the things.

Rep. Giffords Opened Her Eyes - Have Members of Congress? - Lessons From Tucson - Media Trust

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Beverly Wettenstein

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords opened her eyes. Have members of Congress? Have Americans? Have you? Monet painted "Water Lilies" with diffused colors be...

Revenge Murders and Mental Illness

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Dimond

Instead of the focus being on which political party might have lit Loughner's final fuse, why didn't we -- why don't we -- concentrate more on the mental health of our fellow citizens?

Have Republicans Changed Their Minds About Obama's Tucson Speech?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danny Groner

Despite the seeming cohesion across party lines, some GOP opinion makers expressed opposition to the president's national address at the Tucson memorial. Here's a sampling.

Lucia Graves

Guns In U.S. Politics: 10 Recent Examples

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of the Saturday shooting in Tucson, Ariz., Rep. Peter King (D-N.Y) announced he will introduce legislation to make it illegal to bring a g...

In Christina's Memory, Let's Refocus on the Children

Bruce Kluger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Kluger

Of all the tragedies that befell Tucson last Saturday, the one that seemed to tear most deeply at the heart of our nation was the murder of Christin...

Thoughts on Speech After the Arizona Tragedy

Laura W. Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura W. Murphy

In times like these, it is natural to look for ways to quell our horror and fear. But it is when people feel most vulnerable that our liberties are most at risk. Unraveling the principles that form the core of our democracy is not the answer.

Giffords' Recovery Takes A 'Major Leap Forward'

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TUCSON, Ariz. — Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is opening both eyes, moving both legs and arms and is responding to friends and family. Her doctors ca...

Move Over, Mother Teresa

Mike Malloy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Malloy

Not since the Jews of Biblical times has a figure been as victimized as our Sarah, the only truly injured party in this sad turn of events. Because it's all about her. Really, it is.

Lee Woodruff on the Giffords Family's Privacy and Road to Recovery

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nancy Doyle Palmer

Lee Woodruff -- wife of ABC's Bob Woodruff, who also suffered a traumatic brain injury -- has movingly detailed the complexities of a very public injury and how the attending anger, grief and critical need for privacy impact the family.

Standing up to Gun Violence

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

My constituents have a special understanding of this tragedy because of the amount of gun violence that has been in my district. Far too many people have attended funerals of loved ones who have fallen victim to unnecessary shootings.

Lucia Graves

Black GOP Official Resigns Citing Arizona Tea Party Threats

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Updated: The sole black Republican Party district chairman in Arizona resigned from his post in the wake of Saturday's shooting, citing threats from t...