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In her first interview since the Arizona shooting, Sarah Palin defended her use of the term “blood libel” and said she understands its meaning.
“Blood libel obviously means being falsely accused of having blood on your hands, and in this case that’s exactly what was going on,”...
January 13, 2011 | 1:26 pm
Jewish faith leaders joined a call for soul searching in the wake of the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
“This tragedy has spurred a sorely needed time of soul searching and national public dialogue about violent and vitriolic political rhetoric,” said the open letter to...
January 11, 2011 | 11:38 am
An analysis of Internet musings by Jared Lee Loughner dismisses speculation that he may have targeted U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords because she is Jewish.
“In the end, the writings so far revealed seem to indicate no particular leanings about race, and it is difficult to come away...
January 9, 2011 | 1:24 pm
The event was typical Gabrielle Giffords: no barriers, all comers—Democrats, Republicans, independents welcome to talk about what was on their minds and in their hearts.
While she was deep in a conversation with an older couple about health care—the issue for which she was willing...