Days after being sworn in to fill Gabrielle Giffords' congressional seat, Rep. Ron Barber hobnobbed with constituents at a "Congress On Your Corner" event -- the same type of meet-and-greet at which he, Giffords and 17 others were shot, six fatally.
Democrat Ron Barber wins a special election in Arizona and will take Gabrielle Giffords' seat in Congress.
Gabrielle Giffords' Former. District Director Ron Barber tells Piers Morgan why he is running for Giffords' old seat.
Voters in Arizona's 8th Congressional District will decide Tuesday who will serve out the remainder of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' term in a race seen by politicos as a test for the fall and by observers as taking the temperature of the nation's political discourse.
Former Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords made a rare appearance before a cheering crowd of supporters at a "Get out the vote" concert in downtown Tucson.
You probably heard the story. It is, after all, so last week.
Gabrielle Giffords' final piece of legislation is now law.
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords receives a standing ovation prior to Tuesday's State of the Union Address.
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who moved the nation with an improbable comeback after a gunman shot her in the head last year, formally resigned Wednesday in an emotional appearance in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Gabrielle Giffords submitted her resignation as a U.S. representative from Arizona before Congress on Wednesday, and an initial reaction might be a sense of despair about her decision to step aside. Many have imposed a narrative of national recovery on Giffords' ability to run for her office again and take her oath in a clear strong voice.
While walking up to deliver his 2012 State of the Union Speech, President Obama hugs Congressman Gabby Giffords.
Although Rep. Jeff Flake disagrees politically with Gabby Giffords, they stood together during the State of the Union.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer praises Rep. Gabrielle Giffords as the representative announces she will resign from Congress.
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords joined thousands for a vigil Sunday night in Tucson, Arizona, one of several emotional events over the weekend to mark one year since a shooting rampage left her and 12 others wounded and six people dead.
CNN's John Vause interviews Ken Robinson on the war and the war-weary on the 10th anniversary of the Afghan war.
Astronot Mark Kelly talks about what it was like thinking his wife Gabby Giffords was dead.
In her first TV interview since being shot, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is asked if she'd like to return to Congress.
Gabrielle Giffords, the Arizona congresswoman who was shot in the head during a shooting rampage in January, appeared in her first television interview late Monday night, clearly understanding the questions put to her but able to respond only in simple words.
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords arrived in North Carolina on Sunday to undergo "intensive" rehabilitation as she continues her recovery from being shot in the head in a mass shooting in January, her office said.
The man charged in the January shooting rampage that killed six people and wounded congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords will remain in mental health treatment, but could be competent to stand trial in the future if he stays on medication, an Arizona federal judge ruled.
Eight months after being shot in the head outside an Arizona supermarket, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is considering doing her first post-tragedy TV news interview this fall on ABC, her spokesman said Monday.
A joint memoir by Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, is set to hit the shelves November 15.
The cycle of incitement continued this week as Democrats frustrated with the debt-ceiling deal equated the tea party with terrorists, just weeks before the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
Rep. Nancy Pelosi calls Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' return to the House chamber "important and symoblic."
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' dramatic and emotional return to Congress for a vote on the debt ceiling compromise sparked an almost immediate discussion of a possible re-election bid.
Her arrival in the chamber brought members of both parties to their feet
CNN's Anderson Cooper and Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta discuss Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
Should Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Arizona) resign?
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords touched down in her hometown of Tucson, Arizona, on Friday to see her family for the weekend, according to her congressional office.
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is out of the hospital and back with her husband as she continues therapy. KHOU reports.
CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports on the new photos of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and the progress she has made.
The smiling photos of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords released Sunday, the first of her face since she was shot, capture the congresswoman's resilience, her spokesman said.
Jared Lee Loughner declared incompetent to be tried on charges he killed six people and wounded Gabrielle Giffords
Dr. Dong Kim explains the next step in Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' recovery after her most recent surgery.
The Arizona congresswoman who was shot in the head just four months ago sat comfortably Monday morning, watching and cheering as the space shuttle Endeavour, with her husband aboard, took off on its final voyage.
In March, astronaut Mark Kelly gave an update on his wife, Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
In January, a bullet fired from point-blank range tore through her brain. Just last week, she was seen walking, albeit with effort, up the stairs of an airplane.
CNN's Elizabeth Cohen describes how Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is able to fly, despite her head injury.
Gabrielle Giffords has boarded a flight at Ellington Field in Houston and is awaiting departure to Kennedy Space Center.
Congressional legislation that would ban high-capacity ammunition clips got some high-powered support Tuesday as loved ones of a slain congressional staffer came forward to help push the effort.
A Connecticut man arrested and charged with harassment after allegedly making threatening phone calls to a state representative is free on $1,000 bond, according to a press release from the State Capitol Police Department.
Wounded U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords saw her brother-in-law, NASA commander Scott Kelly, for the first time since she was shot in January, her spokesman told CNN Sunday.
Doctors treating Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords have scheduled a Friday morning news conference to provide an update on her progress.
Rabbi David Lyon is visiting Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and says she loves to smile and be with people. KHOU has more.
Gabe Zimmerman used his degree in social work to help children in need. The avid runner and his fiancee had a lot of plans.
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on the progress of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' recovery.
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports from inside the rehab facility that is treating Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
When Debbie Wasserman Schultz visited her friend Gabrielle Giffords in the hospital last week, she talked to her about the demonstrations in Egypt and the Republicans' proposed budget cuts -- not exactly topics you might expect during a hospital visit.
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' chief of staff says she asked for toast for breakfast a month after being shot in the head.
The congresswoman, who is recovering from a gunshot wound, is recovering her ability to talk
"I am looking forward to rejoining my STS-134 crew members and finishing our training," says Mark Kelly
"Please continue to keep Gabby in your prayers and thoughts," the astronaut Mark Kelly says
The doctor currently in charge of Gabrielle Giffords' neurological recovery, the man who's had his very hands in Giffords' brain, was once mistaken for a kung fu expert.
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is getting fluid drained from her brain to reduce swelling, as CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.
In the days and weeks to come, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' recovery from a gunshot wound to the head will be a marathon, not a sprint, doctors say.
CNN's Elizabeth Cohen puts the condition of Gabrielle Giffords into perspective as the congresswoman heads to rehab.
Gabrielle Giffords watched an hour of television from her hospital bed, a development her husband Mark Kelly called "exciting," said Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, a friend of Giffords who spoke to Kelly Tuesday.
CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports doctors hope to move Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of intensive care early next week.
In less than two weeks, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who survived a bullet through her brain, has seemingly whizzed by milestones.
Mark Kelly explains the condition of his wife Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and the next steps toward her recovery.
Surveillance video shows Tucson shooting suspect Jared Loughner walking up to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords at a constituent event and firing point blank at her face, the Washington Post reported Tuesday, citing two sources who have seen the videos.
Capt. Mark Kelly, a constant presence at Giffords's bedside, opens up about their love
Gabrielle Giffords has opened her eyes. She has squeezed her husband's hand. At one point, she tried to pull out her ventilator tube, as if annoyed it was there and impatient to get back to work.
The injured congresswoman continues to recover after being shot in Tuscon, Ariz., a week ago
CNN's Randi Kaye talks to Pam Simon, an aide to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and shot twice herself in the Tucson massacre.
When a politician is shot, it's bound to get political.
The injured politician is communicating with her hands and following simple instructions
In the wake of the Tucson tragedy, even calls for civility are being politicized.
Doctors say Rep. Gabrielle Giffords remains in critical condition but is becoming more alert.
CNN's Elizabeth Cohen speaks to a policeman who survived a bullet to the brain.
In between consoling those touched by Saturday's Arizona shooting and warning the nation against politicizing the tragedy, President Barack Obama delivered some good news in his address at a Tucson memorial event on Wednesday.
When President Barack Obama said Wednesday night that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords had opened her eyes for the first time since being shot on Saturday, an overflow crowd of nearly 30,000 people at a memorial event erupted into cheers that the congresswoman may have heard in her hospital room.
Congress has responded to the Saturday shootings of 19 people, including U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, with a "collective embrace" rather than a "torrent of accusations," House Speaker John Boehner said at a bipartisan congressional prayer service Wednesday.
Rep. Carolyn McCarthy talks to CNN's Allan Chernoff about her gun control proposal and why her crusade is personal.
The wounded congresswoman's husband expresses hope she'll soon be up and walking, a friend says
After surviving a gunshot wound to the head at a political event Saturday, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords remains in critical condition, and Tuesday was seen as significant in her recovery.
After surviving a gunshot wound to the head at political event Saturday, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords remains in critical condition, and Tuesday was seen as significant in her recovery.
There's no evidence the heated political environment played any role in the shooting spree that left Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in critical condition and killed six others, but observers say if nothing else, the tragedy will force politicians to re-evaluate their rhetoric.
In the wake of the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and the killing of six other people in Tucson, Arizona, Saturday, CNN Opinion contributors have offered a variety of perspectives.
"Our democracy is a light -- a beacon, really -- around the world because we effect change at the ballot box and not because of these outbursts of violence." --Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, March 2010
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona remained in critical but stable condition in a Tucson hospital Monday as her alleged would-be assassin made his first appearance in court.
For Rep. Jackie Speier, the vicious attack on her colleague Gabrielle Giffords and others in Tucson, Arizona, brought back a chilling memory of when she faced an attempt on her life.
Rep. Jackie Speier knows what it's like to be targeted. She reflects on how the Giffords shooting brought up memories.
First, Daniel Hernandez heard the shots ring out. Then he heard someone yell, "Gun!"
Intern Daniel Hernandez explains how he helped save the life of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
A day after a gunman opened fire at an Arizona supermarket, authorities released the emergency calls.
The Pima County Sheriff's Department releases an emergency 911 phone call from Saturday's shooting in Tucson, Arizona.
Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords can follow simple commands from doctors after being shot through the head at a meeting with constituents, and a longtime adviser said Sunday he is confident she'll survive her wound.
University Medical Center doctors say Rep. Gabrielle Giffords remains in critical condition, but can follow commands.
Fmr. FBI Asst. Director Thomas Fuentes and Fmr. Senate Sgt. at Arms William Pickle on the work of protecting lawmakers.
Lawmakers are weighing the benefit of accessibility with the necessity of security in the aftermath of a shooting at a political meet-and-greet outside an Arizona supermarket.
The tenor of American political rhetoric became a centerpiece in the national debate over Saturday's attack by a gunman in Tucson, Arizona, that killed six people and left local Democratic congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords with a bullet wound to the brain.
The Pima County, Arizona, sheriff suggests political vitriol is to blame in the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
The U.S. Representative was one of 18 people shot at a political meeting Saturday morning in Tucson
Moments after returning from visiting Rep. Gabrielle Giffords at the hospital, the congresswoman's six-time campaign chairman said Sunday that he is confident that she will survive, though the extent of her recovery remained unclear.
CNN's Drew Griffin talks to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' campaign chairman, Mike McNulty, on her condition.
Lawmakers on Sunday called for toning down the political rhetoric in Washington and across the country following a deadly shooting in Arizona that left six people dead and left a congresswoman with a bullet wound to the brain.
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