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Gabrielle Giffords

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  • Former Giffords aide wins election to fill her seat

    Former Giffords aide wins election to fill her seat
    It was a bitter sweet night in Arizona at an event that should not have happened, and that almost didn`t. Ron Barber, a former businessman and a former aide to retired Arizona representative Gabrielle Giffords, won a special election to fill the...
  • Fmr. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Honored in Beverly Hills

    Fmr. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Honored in Beverly Hills
    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (KTLA) -- Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was among several heroes honored at a special ceremony in Beverly Hills Wednesday night. Giffords was awarded a Medal of Valor from the Simon Wiesenthal Center. The former Arizona...
  • Gun lobby fires up Obama fear

     Gun lobby fires up Obama fear
    As with other mass shootings, Friday's killings at a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., trigger a familiar chain of reactions: horror, remorse, rage and a call for new restrictions on guns. And in the recent past, at least, that call for action has been...
  • House Republicans retain their majority in the chamber

    House Republicans retain their majority in the chamber
    WASHINGTON — Republicans held on to their House majority in Tuesday's election, leaving Democrats well short of the net gain of 25 seats they needed to take control. "The American people have once again given the House of Representatives to...
  • GOP Retains Grip on U.S. House of Representatives

    GOP Retains Grip on U.S. House of Representatives
    WASHINGTON -- Republicans held on to their House majority in Tuesday's election, leaving Democrats well short of the net gain of 25 seats they needed to take control. "The American people have once again given the House of Representatives to Republicans,...
  • Loughner sentenced to life for Giffords shooting

    Loughner sentenced to life for Giffords shooting
    Jared Loughner, the Arizona man who pleaded guilty to the attempted assassination of then-U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Thursday. The January 2011 shooting killed six people and wounded 13 others,...
  • Dark night

    By now the script should be familiar. A bombing or a mass shooting occurs and the media immediately look for a simple cause. Invariably, they turn to talk radio or some other conservative pit of "intolerance." Within recent memory are tragedies like...
  • The politicization of violence

    If it hasn't completely vanished down the memory hole, you might recall that last week a man walked into the headquarters of the conservative Family Research Council with a backpack full of Chick-fil-A sandwiches and bullets, said something like "I don'...
  • Obama Tells Americans: 'You Are the Change'

    Obama Tells Americans: 'You Are the Change'
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Four years after riding a wave of optimism into the White House, Barack Obama offered a sobering message about the future as he asked Americans for another term to help complete the country's recovery from the worst economic crisis...
  • Gun sales spike in Colorado -- and King County -- after movie theater shooting

    Gun sales spike in Colorado -- and King County -- after movie theater shooting
    In the aftermath of last week's deadly Colorado movie theater shooting, background checks for those wanting to purchase guns in the state spiked more than 40%, authorities said Tuesday. Meanwhile, in King County, applications for concealed pistol...
  • Brian Ross' brain cramp

    If ABC News does fire Brian Ross, he could always find a job working for Aaron Sorkin. Ross, a veteran investigative reporter for ABC News, blew it Friday morning when he suggested that the Aurora, Colo., shooting suspect, James Holmes, might be...
  • Obama Pledges to Tackle Gun Violence After Colo. Shooting

    Obama Pledges to Tackle Gun Violence After Colo. Shooting
    NEW ORLEANS -- Days after the Colorado movie theater massacre, President Barack Obama on Wednesday forcefully spoke out against gun violence, making perhaps some of his strongest comments yet as president on the issue. While the president said he...