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  1. The NRA's latest bad idea: taunting Gabrielle GiffordsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SF Sentinel

    Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords , nearly killed by a deranged assassin in 2011, was back on Capitol Hill this week, encouraging lawmakers to approve expanded background checks. And while opposition from the National Rifle Association comes as no surprise, the far-right group raised eyebrows with a rhetorical shot at Giffords directly.


  2. NRA makes sick reference to Gabby Giffords attackRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman , former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords and husband Mark Kellytour a gun show in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. on Oct. 13, 2013. WASHINGTON - Hitting a new low in its bullying barrage against gun laws, the National Rifle Association on Thursday targeted Gabrielle Giffords in an attack mocking her 2011 shooting.


  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.


  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.


  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.


  6. Here's why the Boston bomber pleaded not guilty even though his lawyer told the court he did itRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Silicon Alley Insider

    The lawyer for the Boston Marathon bomber admitted at the start of her client's trial this week that he was guilty - even though he already pleaded not guilty two years ago, when he was charged with planting two bombs near the race's finish line. This seems like a counterintuitive move made by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's attorney, Judy Clarke, one of the top death-penalty lawyers in the US.


  7. Gabrielle Giffords returns to Washington to fight for gun billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KTAR

    For the first time in U.S. history more children will be killed by guns than by car wrecks in a single year. That sobering prediction was one of several statistics given to Democrats and Republicans as they prepared to vote on former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' new gun bill.


  8. Bill would close background-check loopholesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Greenwich Citizen

    Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords speaks during a press conference to announce a bipartisan bill to expand the gun purchasing background check system, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Washington, D.C. Photo: Connor Radnovich, Connor Radnovich/Hearst Media Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-Conn., speaks during a press conference to announce a bipartisan bill to expand the gun purchasing background check system, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Washington, D.C. Photo: Connor Radnovich, Connor Radnovich/Hearst Media From left to right, Reps.


  9. 3. Clinton asks if women want to see a female ...Read the original story

    Yesterday | KSL-TV

    Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday credited women with making a difference at all levels of government, asking an audience of female Democrats, "Don't you someday want to see a woman president?" On the cusp of a second presidential campaign, the former secretary of state previewed some of the economic themes that could animate an upcoming race, pointing to an economy that too often fails to address the challenges faced by families and working mothers. "We have to get our economy to reflect the realities of 21st century America, and we're not doing that," Clinton said at the 30th anniversary gala of EMILY's List, an organization that works to elect Democratic women who support abortion rights.


  10. 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.


  11. 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.


  12. 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.


  13. HomegrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Economist

    "IT WAS him," said Judy Clarke, referring to her client Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Unusually in a trial to determine guilt, she readily agreed with federal prosecutors that her client, along with his older brother, placed and detonated home-made bombs near the finishing line of Boston's annual marathon in April 2013.


  14. Kathleen Rice seeks expanded gun-sale background checksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newsday

    Long Island's Rep. Kathleen Rice Wednesday described a new tactic to try to pass a bill to expand background checks to all commercial sales of guns despite the odds against it: Don't talk about what the legislation is. Explain what it is not.


  15. Gabby Giffords to Congress: 'The Nation's Counting on You'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    "Stopping gun violence takes courage," Giffords, a former Democrat from Arizona, said during her brief remarks. "Now is the time to come together.


  16. Giffords draws crowd at D.C. event to support gun controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | USA Today

    Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., showed Wednesday she can still fill a room on Capitol Hill - this time for a news conference to announce reintroduction of gun control legislation. Giffords draws crowd at D.C. event to support gun control Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., showed Wednesday she can still fill a room on Capitol Hill - this time for a news conference to announce reintroduction of gun control legislation.


  17. The latest Gabby Giffords push for modest gun controls is new. The outlook isna t.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was grievously wounded by a gunman in a 2011 attack, returned to Capitol Hill Wednesday to help relaunch legislation aimed at closing loopholes in background checks for gun buyers. The bill would expand the current federal law mandating background checks to include weapons sold at gun shows and sold over the Internet, leaving exceptions for transfers between family members.


  18. Dozens of victims arrive for the start of Boston Marathon bombing trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Chronicle Herald

    Dozens of victims of the Boston Marathon bombing settled into a courtroom Wednesday to witness Dzhokhar Tsarnaev go on trial for his life in one of the biggest terrorism cases in the U.S. since Oklahoma City nearly 20 years ago. Just before the jury was brought in, the judge rejected a fourth request from Tsarnaev's lawyers to move the trial out of Boston.


  19. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Boston Marathon bombing trial beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBC News

    Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, left, is shown in a courtroom sketch next to Judge George O'Toole on the first day of jury selection on Jan. 5. Boston Marathon suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev went on trial Wednesday, with prosecutors saying he used a backpack to plant a bomb designed to "tear people apart and create a bloody spectacle." His life on the line, a shaggy-haired Tsarnaev, 21, stared straight ahead as prosecutor William Weinreb launched into his opening statement in the most closely watched terrorism trial in the U.S. since the Oklahoma City bombing more than 20 years ago.


  20. Giffords goes back to Congress with background check pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Kingman Daily Miner

    Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is returning to Capitol Hill today to help kick-start a longshot campaign to expand criminal background checks to all commercial firearms sales. Similar legislation that sought to expand background checks failed to get a hearing in the House last session.