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Ariz. sheriff releases records from Giffords' shooting

The Pima County Sheriff's Office released an estimated 2,700 pages of investigative records Wednesday from a shooting rampage here two years ago — documents that are expected to shed new light on a massacre that left six dead and 14 wounded. Jared Loughner, now 24, pleaded guilty last year to the Jan. 8, 2011, outburst that critically wounded then-U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and killed U.S. District Judge John Roll. Loughner is serving multiple life prison sentences.


Gun hearing starts with plea from Giffords

Gabrielle Giffords

The first congressional committee hearing on guns of the year began with an emotional jolt Wednesday, with former Rep. Gabby Giffords, who was seriously wounded in a mass shooting two years ago, urging senators to "be bold, be courageous" in addressing gun violence.


Jared Loughner likely to get life term for Arizona Gabrielle Giffords shooting

Jared Loughner

The man responsible for a shooting rampage in Arizona last year that killed six people and wounded 13 others, including then-U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, is likely to be sentenced to life in prison on Thursday in a Tucson court.


Tucson gunman Loughner pleads guilty to rampage, spared death penalty

Tucson Gunman

A 23-year-old man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to killing six people and wounding 13 others, including then-U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, in an Arizona shooting rampage last year and will be spared the death penalty in exchange.


Ann Romney is tough, OK? Claims Obama wants to ‘kill Romney’

...Goodness, madam, didn’t we agree to demilitarize the language of politics after Gabby Giffords was shot last year? I don’t think she was being intentionally incendiary so much as gleefully clueless.


Ron Barber, wounded in Tucson shooting, to run for Gabrielle Giffords’s House seat

Ron Barber, an aide to former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), will run for the House seat she just left. Barber, 66, was Giffords’ district director until she retired last month. He was shot twice, once in the face and once in the leg, in the massacre that left six dead and nearly killed his boss.


Obama to sign Giffords' last bill

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will visit the Oval Office for bill signing on Friday.


Gabrielle Giffords bids an emotional farewell to Congress

Gabrielle Giffords Resignation

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords returned to the House floor one final time as her colleagues approved her bipartisan border security bill on the day she officially stepped down from office.


Rep. Giffords to resign from Congress this week

Gabrielle Giffords

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona announced Sunday she intends to resign from Congress this week to concentrate on recovering from wounds suffered in an assassination attempt a little more than a year ago.

Senh: I was rooting for her to return, but looks like that's not possible.


Giffords, Survivors Mark Anniversary of Shooting

Tucson Shooting Anniversary

It's been a year since that bloody Tucson morning -- a year of reflecting on lives shattered, of struggling with flashbacks and nightmares, of replaying the what-ifs before the deadly rampage that shocked a nation. And in the middle of it: one woman, Gabrielle Giffords, forging one of the most grueling journeys back of all.


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