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  1. Freshman's Campaign Issue Gets D.C. AttentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Roll Call

    McSally, a former A-10 fighter pilot who championed the issue, is considered a vulnerable Republican in 2016. Arizona Rep. Martha McSally's top local campaign issue will get legislative play on Capitol Hill, just a few months into the vulnerable Republican's first term in Congress.

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

    Thursday Apr 23 | 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Cornell announces alumna as Convocation ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Daily Pennsylvanian

    Cornell's 2015 Convocation Committee has selected Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly to speak at the school's 150th Convocation ceremony. Giffords, a Cornell alumna, served as an Arizona district representative from 2007 to 2012, during which time she was nearly killed during an assassination in 2011.

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  8. Meet the GOP's unconventional new starRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Hill

    After winning a recount against Democratic incumbent Rep. Ron Barber by just 167 votes, McSally didn't get in line and keep quiet like other freshman. She began aggressively lobbying Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul and won herself a subcommittee gavel and a platform to hold hearings.

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. HOH: Bluewater Productions Toons Into 2016 RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Roll Call

    Bluewater Productions is looking forward to putting its stamp on anyone and everyone who plans to give the White House a go in the next presidential contest - a daunting proposition that should keep its illustrators busy for months to come. Darren Davis, founder of the independent publishing house, waded into the Republican primary fight with the April 14 release of a graphic novel focusing on aspiring POTUS Sen. Rand Paul .

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  12. Astronaut Scott Kelly makes Time's '100 Most Influential People' listRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | KTAR

    The brother-in-law of former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has made Time Magazine 's "100 Most Influential People" list . Astronaut Scott Kelly, brother of retired astronaut Mark Kelly, was included in the "Pioneers" section of Time 's prestigious list after his yearlong mission aboard the International Space Station will provide tremendous insight into the effects of zero gravity on the human body.

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  13. Nets Skip Liberal Label for Pilot Protester; Eager to Falsely Blame Conservatives for ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | NewsBusters.org

    Despite the clear liberal agenda of postal worker Doug Hughes flying a gyrocopter into restricted Washington D.C. airspace to protest for campaign finance reform, the broadcast networks avoided linking the dangerous stunt to left-wing politics or the Democratic Party. Such avoidance stood in stark contrast to media eagerness to falsely blame conservatives and the Republican Party for deadly acts of violence in recent years, including a man flying a plane into an IRS building in 2010, the shooting of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in 2011, and the Colorado movie theater shooting in 2012.

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  14. 3 of TIME's '100 Most Influential' have ties to Tenn.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Three people with Tennessee ties make TIME's "Most Influential" list Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1FXlORh Three people with ties to Tennessee have landed on TIME Magazine's 2015 "Most Influential" list: Sen. Bob Corker , astronaut Scott Kelly, and pop-sensation Taylor Swift. "His tough-minded pragmatism and grasp of economics has restored prestige to the Foreign Relations Committee and are reminiscent of George H.W. Bush's skilled team," wrote Alexander for TIME.

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  15. No RematchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Tucson Weekly

    Democrat Ron Barber, who lost his last congressional race to Republican Martha McSally in November 2014 by just 167 votes, said he would not seek another rematch with McSally in 2016 during an appearance last Sunday on "Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel". "It's been a hard decision," Barber said.

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

    Tuesday Apr 14 | 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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  17. 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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  18. JFK Profile In Courage Award Going To Former GOP Rep. Bob InglisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | News 88.9 KNPR

    In 2010, Republican Bob Inglis lost his congressional seat in the Tea Party wave for, among other things, accepting climate change. Today, the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation named Inglis the 2015 recipient of the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award for political courage.

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  19. Former Gabrielle Giffords aide won't run for Congress in 2016Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 12 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Former U.S. Representative Ron Barber, who was shot in 2011 alongside Gabrielle Giffords and later replaced her in Congress, will not run next year for the seat he lost in November. Barber was Gifford's district director on Jan. 8, 2011, when a gunman opened fire at a grocery store meet-and-greet with constituents.

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  20. Ron Barber: 'We Won't Launch Another Campaign in 2016'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Tucson Weekly

    Democrat Ron Barber, who lost his last congressional race to Republican Martha McSally in November 2014 by just 167 votes, said he would not seek another rematch with McSally in 2016 during an appearance this morning on Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel. "It's been a hard decision," Barber said.

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