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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Giffords, Kelly Speak at Law School Class DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Harvard Crimson

    On a windswept, sunny afternoon day on Holmes Field at Harvard Law School, former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords and her spouse, the astronaut Mark Kelly, emphasized the value of public service to the Law School's Class of 2015. Giffords represented Arizona's 8th district in the U.S. House of Representatives until she was shot in the head in 2011 while meeting with a group of constituents.

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

    Tuesday | 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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  6. 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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  7. Gabrielle Giffords Fast FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | KLAL-FM Little Rock

    Other Facts: Her husband, Mark Kelly, is a retired astronaut and was the commander of the final flight of the Space Shuttle Endeavour. 2008 - Is elected for a second term in the U.S. House of Representatives with 55 percent of the vote.

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  8. Arizona history: The second 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Arizona Republic

    They've made the laws and interpreted them. They've died fighting for you and protecting you.

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  9. Project ExodusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | The New Yorker

    On March 27th, an American astronaut named Scott Kelly blasted off from Earth and, six hours later, clambered onto the International Space Station. He's been there ever since.

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  10. "The party of white people": How the Tea Party took over...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Salon

    ... out to be tragically prescient two days after the 2011 legislative session began, when Representative Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head at a constituent event in Arizona. All told, nineteen people were shot. Six of them died, including a ...

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Gun violence restraining orders: A promising strategy to reduce gun violence in the USRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | EurekAlert!

    Gun violence restraining orders are a promising strategy for reducing firearm homicide and suicide in the United States, and should be considered by states seeking to address gun violence, researchers from the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of California, Davis, argue in a new report. GVROs allow family members and intimate partners who believe a relative's dangerous behavior may lead to violence to request an order from a civil court authorizing law enforcement to remove any guns in the individual's possession, and to prohibit new gun purchases for the duration of the order.

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  14. Gun Violence Restraining Orders: A Promising Strategy to Reduce Gun Violence in the U.S.Read the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Newswise

    Gun violence restraining orders are a promising strategy for reducing firearm homicide and suicide in the United States, and should be considered by states seeking to address gun violence, researchers from the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of California, Davis, argue in a new report. GVROs allow family members and intimate partners who believe a relative's dangerous behavior may lead to violence to request an order from a civil court authorizing law enforcement to remove any guns in the individual's possession, and to prohibit new gun purchases for the duration of the order.

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  15. NRA plots 2016 strategy as gun rights support growsRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Washington Times

    The National Rifle Association is planning a major voter-outreach program for the 2016 presidential election, buoyed by its success in targeted elections last year and hoping to capitalize on Americans' growing belief that gun ownership will make them safer as fear of crime rises, its chief lobbyist says. "As people learn more, and take a more serious approach toward their own security and the failure of the criminal justice system, they see these rare but horrific crimes.

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

    Sunday May 17 | 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. 9 essential reads on Dzhokhar TsarnaevRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Boston.com

    ... Lee Loughner, who opened fire in a parking lot near Tucson, Arizona, in 2011, shooting Representative Gabrielle Giffords through the head and killing six others. Her client list is a catalogue of the worst. We understand all too well the heinousness ...

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  18. 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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  19. 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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  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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