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  1. Ex-Rep. Giffords on gun violence: 'This is a woman's issue'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords prepares to take the stage during a panel discussion about gun violence against women. Photographed on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at the Washington Athletic Club in Seattle.

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  2. Reporting: Great BritainNEW Immigration Rules in Britain Force Students to Look ElsewhereRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2011 | American Reporter

    We know that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was holding a "Congress on the Corner" meeting outside a Safeway grocery store. We know that a 22-year-old named Jared Lee Loughner is in FBI custody, and has been charged with one count of attempted assassination of a member of Congress, two counts of killing an employee of the United States and two counts of intent to kill employees of the United States.

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  3. Reporting: Rep. Giffords ShootingWHY Was U.S. Judge John Roll There?Read the original story

    Jan 8, 2011 | American Reporter

    ANGEL FIRE, N.M., Jan. 8, 2011, 4:31 p.m. ET -- Like so many Americans, the 22-year-old man, Jared Lee Loughner, identified as the shooter of Tucson, Ariz., Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and 18 others this morning at a constituent event outside a Safeway store, had a Facebook profile. But it may have been created by a right-wing hacker who wanted to pin blame for the shooting on the far left.

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  4. On Native GroundTHE America Idea Makes Us ExceptionalRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2011 | American Reporter

    He had been a decent sax player in the Marana High School band, had done okay in a garage band that went nowhere, and after beginning to smoke pot then dropped out of high school. Then he got busted for possession, tried therapy, was rejected by the military, got into Pima Community College and fell into the YouTube visionary thing, got tossed for a series of five confrontations with teachers and school officials, withdrew from school and was finally on his own when, suddenly, he became somebody: the guy who shot Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.

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  5. ASU music therapy offers unique treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    ASU music-therapy program a unique form of healing Music therapy helps clients rediscover memories, improve thinking, social and motor skills Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1tL4k7O Scott Tonkinson decided to attend the music-therapy program at Arizona State University after seeing how music helped former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Gifffords' recovery. He is now a certified music therapist.

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  6. Q. to Giffords in Seattle: 'What about growing sheriffs' opposition to 594?'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    When former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords visits Seattle today to, according to the Seattle P-I.com's Joel Connelly , "participate in a panel with local advocates" for Initiative 594, will she explain why a growing number of sheriffs are opposing the 18-page gun control measure? Seattle is the last stop on a multi-state swing over the past several days by Giffords to essentially promote gun control. She has already done events in Maine, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Iowa, Oregon and her home state of Arizona.

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  7. Guns, Giffords play big role in Arizona House raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this April 16, 2013, file photo, file photo, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and Rep. Ron Barber, left, D- Ariz., hold hands during the dedication of a room in the Capitol Visitors Center to slain congressional staffer Gabriel Zimmerman in Washington. As the race between Barber, who also was wounded in the 2011 shooting, and Republican Martha McSally has grown tighter in the final weeks before the Nov. 4, 2014, elections, Giffords is playing more of a role by appearing in ads and raising money for her former aide and increasingly turning the race into a debate about guns.

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  8. On Native GroundVERMONT Shows How to Keep Alive the Lost Art of Civility in PoliticsRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla., Jan. 10, 2011 -- It was just about this time last Sunday night when I tuned into WFLA 970-AM here in Tampa Bay to hear George Noory and got Bill Cunningham instead. Seconds later, his guest was saying of President Obama, "He's a Marxist! He's a socialist! He's a Communist!" I was shocked.

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  9. Gabby and the GunsRead the original story

    Yesterday | KXL-AM Portland

    Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who survived an assassination attempt during a mass shooting at an Arizona supermarket in 2011, told a roundtable of women leaders in Portland Tuesday night that gun violence is a "women's issue." She's on the last leg of a tour designed to engage women on the subject of gun violence.

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  10. Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, in Portland, declares gun violence a 'women's issue'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords convened a roundtable on gun violence Tuesday evening in Portland's Grant High School. Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords , who survived an assassination attempt during a mass shooting at an Arizona supermarket in 2011, told a roundtable of women leaders in Portland on Tuesday that gun violence is a "women's issue."

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  11. Giffords promotes "common sense" gun lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KCRG

    Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords made a stop in Iowa Tuesday to promote a conversation on ways to enact 'common-sense' laws that protect citizens - especially women and families - from gun violence. Giffords - herself a victim of gun violence and co-founder of Americans for Responsible Solutions - made the seventh stop on a nine-state 'Protect All Women' tour that organizers say is aimed at building an organization committed to finding sensible ways to reduce gun violence and enacting responsible firearms policies that protect the Second Amendment.

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  12. Michele Bachmann gets security detail after IS threat. How do other...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Christian Science Monitor

    In a rare step, Rep. Michele Bachmann , of Minnesota , has been assigned her own security detail after receiving an online threat claiming to be from the Islamic State , Politico reported Monday . Bachmann has been a vocal critic of President Obama 's policies toward the Islamic State and in September argued that Islam itself lay at the root of the terrorist group, MSNBC reported .

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  13. On Native GroundFUKUSHIMA Reminds Us of the Real Nuclear ThreatRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2011 | American Reporter

    Within hours of the 2010 Congressional elections, Republican officeholders, media wizards, and 24/7 hate television and radio began to relish the demise of the President. Now, less than six months later, we cannot find strong, legitimate Republicans to run for president.

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  14. Brasch WordsHATE and Hate Speech: What We KnowRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2011 | American Reporter

    Last week, I was at the Statehouse in Montpelier to cover the inauguration of Peter Shumlin as Vermont's 81st governor. Since the Sept.

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  15. Prosecutors around the nation tackled gun controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | New York Daily News

    The Atlanta meeting called Prosecutors Against Gun Violence was led by Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr. Law enforcers called for common-sense changes to gun laws. Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr. headed to Georgia for summit to work on preventing guns from getting in the wrong hands.

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  16. Prosecutors meet to discuss gun violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Greenwich Citizen

    Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer, left, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr., center, and Fulton County District Attorney Paul L. Howard Jr., speak to the press during the inaugural National Prosecutorial Summit, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 in Atlanta. Comprised of prosecutors from different parts of the country, the new coalition, Prosecutors Against Gun Violence, held a summit to discuss gun violence issues.

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  17. Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords to speak in Portland Tuesday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Oregonian

    Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will speak at an invite-only event at Grant High School Tuesday night. She'll be joined by a roundtable of local women leaders,law enforcement and domestic violence prevention advocates.

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  18. Giffords brings push to end gun violence to MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Star Tribune

    Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords brought her nationwide crusade to end gun violence to Minneapolis on Monday, urging women to take a leadership role in keeping firearms out of the hands of abusers. "Dangerous people with guns are a threat to women: criminals with guns, stalkers with guns, abusers with guns," Giffords said.

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  19. Gabrielle Giffords Stops in Minn. During 9-State Tour on Women, GunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | KSTP

    Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will be in Minnesota on Monday as part of her nine-state Protect All Women Tour to end gun violence through tougher laws. Giffords will meet privately with local women leaders, law enforcement personnel and domestic violence prevention advocates in Minneapolis during a roundtable discussion.

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  20. Reporting: Rep. Giffords ShootingTONE of Civil Debate had a Role, Sheriff SaysRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2011 | American Reporter

    You don't get elected to Congress as a 40-year-old female Democrat in Tucson, Ariz., unless you're prepared to fight for what you believe in and ready to engage in the hard-nosed give-and-take of the highly partisan House of Representatives of 2011. A successful survivor of lesser wars in terms in the state assembly and state senator, Rep. Danielle Giffords is tough - and that's maybe why she's alive after a madman's bullet was fired through her brain.

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