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3 years 2 months ago

Tearful Giffords says goodbye to Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The applause rolled through the big chamber, growing ever louder as hundreds of Republicans and Democrats suddenly realized Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was back in the House. But this time she had come to say goodbye. Fellow lawmakers gave her a fitting send-off: cheers, hugs, a...

3 years 10 months ago

Obama calls Giffords' recovery a miracle

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has an "incredible spirit," and calls her ongoing recovery from a gunshot to the head "a genuine miracle." Obama says it's "almost unimaginable" that Giffords is now walking, talking and laughing. He met with the congresswoman in April...

3 years 11 months ago

Giffords surgery went "really, really well."

HOUSTON (AP) - According to her husband, the surgery on Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords went "really, really well." Mark Kelly says she'll continue to be treated in Houston as she recovers from the gunshot wound to her head in January. He spoke from space, where he's commanding the space shuttle Endeavour...

4 years 3 months ago

Tucson suspect due in court

TUCSON, Ariz. (MSNBC) - A 22-year-old man charged with trying to assassinate U.S. congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in a shooting spree that killed six people and wounded 14 was due to appear in court Monday on charges of murder and attempted murder. Doctors were optimistic that Giffords would recover after...

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