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  • House vote on concealed weapons a victory for gun lobby

    House vote on concealed weapons a victory for gun lobby
    The House gave gun rights advocates their first legislative win of the year in a move that some saw as a Republican reversal on protecting states' rights: approval of a federal regulation that would require states that issue concealed-weapons permits to...
  • House honors slain Giffords staffer

    House honors slain Giffords staffer
    The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a resolution renaming a room in the U.S. Capitol in memory of Gabriel Zimmerman, an aide to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords who was one of the six people killed in an attempt on her life in January. Zimmerman, 30,...
  • Thanksgiving event is another first for Gabrielle Giffords

    Thanksgiving event is another first for Gabrielle Giffords
    Rep. Gabrielle Giffords marked another milestone in her recovery Thursday, serving Thanksgiving dinner to troops at a Tucson military base in what her office said was the first constituent event since an attempt on her life in January. Giffords and her...
  • Gabby Giffords speaks publicly for first time [Video]

    Gabby Giffords speaks publicly for first time [Video]
    Americans are set to hear Rep. Gabrielle Giffords speak publicly for the first time in months, as she describes with her husband the grueling 10-month recovery from an assassination attempt in January. ABC News' Diane Sawyer interviewed Giffords and Mark...
  • Before shooting, Gabby Giffords eyed higher office, motherhood

    Before shooting, Gabby Giffords eyed higher office, motherhood
    As Rep. Gabrielle Giffords prepared to be sworn in for a third term this January, she was already considering the next step in her political career, a run for the U.S. Senate, or perhaps for governor of Arizona. The 40-year-old Democrat also had more...
  • In hospital visit, Obama made a promise to Gabby Giffords

    In hospital visit, Obama made a promise to Gabby Giffords
    It was just days after she nearly lost her life, and Rep. Gabrielle Giffords had just emerged from a coma. But the Arizona Democrat managed to send a message to President Obama about border security as he came to her bedside. It was Giffords' husband,...
  • In new book, Gabrielle Giffords vows to return to Congress

    In new book, Gabrielle Giffords vows to return to Congress
    Rep. Gabrielle Giffords says in her forthcoming book that she will return to Congress, and she details the challenges she's faced recovering from an attempt on her life in Tucson earlier this year. The Associated Press obtained an early copy of the...
  • Speech, border security vote are Giffords' final acts in Congress

    Speech, border security vote are Giffords' final acts in Congress
    In a part homecoming and part farewell, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is expected to return to the House chamber for President Obama's State of the Union speech as she bows out of public life to focus on her recovery. The Arizona Democrat has left an indelible...
  • Giffords' retirement brings warm wishes, electoral speculation

    Giffords' retirement brings warm wishes, electoral speculation
    The retirement of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords brought an outpouring of warm wishes from colleagues of the popular congresswoman -- and launched a scramble for an upcoming special election to determine whether Democrats will be able to hold the Arizona seat....
  • President Obama to attend Endeavour shuttle launch

    President Obama to attend Endeavour shuttle launch
    President Obama plans to attend the April 29 launch of space shuttle Endeavour, adding even more star power to NASA's second-to-last shuttle launch, according to a White House official. The president will bring his wife, Michelle, and two daughters,...
  • Jane Harman: Out of the fray

    Jane Harman: Out of the fray
    Jane Harman has a new address -- on Pennsylvania Avenue. No, not that address. She's the new honcho at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Starting in 1992, she won nine elections in Southern California's coastal 36th Congressional...