Posts tagged "gabrielle giffords"

“Furious” Gabrielle Giffords Says Senate Shamed Itself

It was “political fear” and “cold calculations” that drove a Senate minority to block a gun background-check measure yesterday. But “that fear must be nothing compared to the fear the first graders…

Newser | April 18, 2013 - 2:50 pm

Today’s Lady News: Rep. Gabby Giffords Resigns From Congress

One year following a gunshot wound to the head, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) formally resigned from Congress today. Her friend Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz tearfully read a letter aloud

Jessica Wakeman | January 25, 2012 - 5:40 pm

A Year After Shooting, Gabrielle Giffords To Resign

Over the weekend, beloved Arizona representative Gabrielle Giffords announced she will leave Congress to focus on her health. Her resignation comes nearly a year to the day after Giffords was…

Julie Gerstein | January 23, 2012 - 9:40 am

The Comeback Kid: Gabrielle Giffords Is The Model For Staging Your Own Comeback

After a devastating breakup with her longtime boyfriend, Jackie plunged into a deep despair. “I was in a fog – a fog that wouldn’t lift,” said the 29-year old marketing…

Doree Lewak | November 18, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Gabrielle Giffords Returns To The House Of Representatives, Inspires Bill’s Passage

Last night, something unexpected happened as the House of Representatives voted on the debt-ceiling compromise. (If you haven’t been following, here is the very short story: Democrats and Republicans have…

Kate Torgovnick/ | August 2, 2011 - 11:40 am

Today’s Lady News: Gabrielle Giffords Released From Hospital

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was released from a Houston hospital yesterday after six months of recuperation for a bullet wound to the head inflicted by a mentally disturbed young man…

Jessica Wakeman | June 16, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Gabrielle Giffords Loves Riding Her Motorcycle, Eating Pie

For the past two weeks, many of you, like myself, have probably clicked on numerous stories about Gabrielle Giffords, the Arizona Congresswoman who was shot in the head, along with…

Kate Torgovnick/ | January 20, 2011 - 7:00 pm

Shocking! Rush Limbaugh Insensitive Towards Rape Victims

“[After Saturday’s shooting in Arizona, when Sarah Palin and other conservatives were criticized for using at-times violent political rehtoric, a Time magazine reporter] said, well they should have just turned…

Jessica Wakeman | January 12, 2011 - 7:30 pm

Sarah Palin Lashes Out At Media After Gabrielle Giffords Shooting In Tucson

Sarah Palin has lashed out at critics who say her at-times violence-tinged political rhetoric influenced Jared Lee Loughner, the man who shot 14 people this weekend in Tuscon,

Jessica Wakeman | January 12, 2011 - 2:45 pm

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Shot In The Head In Tucson, Arizona

Gabrielle Giffords, a congresswoman from Arizona, was shot in the head this morning outside a Safeway grocery store in Tucson, Arizona, by a white male in his mid-20s. Witnesses said…

Jessica Wakeman | January 8, 2011 - 5:30 pm