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Gabrielle Giffords May Run For Office in the Future

In an interview with NBC’s Today show on Thursday, former Arizona Senator Gabrielle Giffords stated that she may consider running for office “…a little later” down the road. Leaving the potential open for a return to political office is a big step for Giffords, who is happy to simply be alive following being shot in the head during a political …

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Gabrielle Giffords Skydives on Shooting Anniversary

On January 8, 2011 a gunman opened fire at a supermarket meet-and-greet in Tucson, Arizona, hitting former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in the head and critically injuring her. Six others were killed and thirteen were wounded. The shooter, Jared Lee Loughner, is now serving a life sentence in prison. Exactly three years later, after lots of rehabilitation, including learning to …

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Gabrielle Giffords’ Shooter Disappointed She’s Still Alive

Gabrielle Giffords, the former Arizona Congresswoman who was shot last January at a political rally, says she’s satisfied with the shooter’s guilty plea, which would save the city–and the surviving victims of his rampage–a long, painful trial. However, the gunman, Jared Loughner, told his psychiatrist that her survival means he’s a failure once more. The shooting–which left six people dead …

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Jared Lee Loughner Pleads Guilty, Faces Life

Jared Lee Loughner, the man who shot former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords along with eighteen others–six fatally–entered a guilty plea today after he was declared competent. The plea deal, however, means he will escape the death penalty and avoid a lengthy, drawn-out trial. Instead, he faces life in prison without the possibility of parole. Loughner has been declared a schizophrenic and …

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Gabby Giffords Steps Down From Congress, Announces in YouTube Video

Gabby Giffords is trending on Twitter. That’s because she just announced that she is stepping down from her position in Congress, as she focuses on getting better. She announced it on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. (image)@GabbyGiffordsGabrielle GiffordsI have more work to do on my recovery, so to do what is best for Arizona I will step down this week. MY …

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