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  • Suspected Giffords shooter declared unfit for trial—for now

    May 25, 2011 | 3:58 pm

    U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Gifford’s alleged assailant, Jared Loughner, has been ruled unfit for trial but will be reassessed in four months.

    U.S. District Court Judge Larry Burns, ruling Wednesday in Tucson that Loughner does not “have a rational understanding of the proceedings” at this...

  • ADL: Assessing hate speech angle in shooting ‘critical’

    January 11, 2011 | 1:55 pm

    The Anti-Defamation League said it is “critical” to determine whether the man alleged to have shot Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was influenced by hate speech.

    “It is critical to determine whether the alleged shooter, 22-year-old Jared Lee Loughner, acted alone or with others, and whether...

  • Gabrielle Giffords: Israel needs U.S. to push the peace process

    January 11, 2011 | 11:06 am

    The following Op/Ed was written by Arizona congresswoman Gabreille Giffords on Oct. 27, 2006 and was originally published in the Arizona Jewish Post.

    My grandfather, Akiba Hornstein, was the son of a Lithuanian rabbi. My grandfather changed his name to Giff Giffords for reasons of...

  • Did heated rhetoric play role in shooting of Giffords?

    January 9, 2011 | 4:26 pm

    The 8th District in southern Arizona represented by U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords comprises liberal Tucson and its rural hinterlands, which means moderation is a must. But it also means that spirits and tensions run high.

    Giffords’ office in Tucson was ransacked in March following...

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  • Memo notes Giffords’ Judaism in motives of alleged attacker

    January 9, 2011 | 12:18 pm

    A U.S. Department of Homeland Security memo reportedly notes that Gabriel Giffords is Jewish in describing the motives of the Arizona congresswoman’s alleged assailant.

    The memo, obtained by Fox News Channel, says that Jared Lee Loughner mentioned American Renaissance, an extremist...

  • Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords critical after being shot in the head

    January 8, 2011 | 7:52 pm

    Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) was in critical condition after being shot in the head.

    Giffords was outside one of her signature “Congress at your corner” events outside a Safeway in Tucson, the district she represented, when a gunman approached and shot her in the head.

    The...

  • Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords shot in the head

    January 8, 2011 | 2:40 pm

    A gunman shot Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) in the head.

    Giffords was shot outside one of her signature “Congress at your corner” events outside a Safeway in Tucson, the district she represented, when a gunman approached and shot her in the head, according to NPR.

    The network,...

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