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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.

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2009: Suicide and the militaryupdated: Fri May 27 2011 06:14:00

In April 2009, A family spoke out after the suicide of a Marine husband and father.

Obama urged to reverse policy on no condolence letters for suicidesupdated: Fri May 27 2011 06:14:00

A bipartisan group of senators is asking President Barack Obama to change the current "insensitive" policy of not sending condolence letters to families of service members who commit suicide.

How State of the Union became a promupdated: Tue Jan 25 2011 18:37:00

It figures it would take the Udall family to bring a touch of good-naturedness to the center of American government and politics -- the U.S. Congress.

Legislators pairing off for bipartisan seating at Obama speechupdated: Mon Jan 24 2011 13:43:00

Will Tuesday be "Date Night" in Congress for President Barack Obama's State of the Union address?

Top senators to sit together at State of the Union addressupdated: Sun Jan 16 2011 12:56:00

In a symbolic gesture toward more civil political discourse, Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer and Republican Sen. Tom Coburn said Sunday they will sit together at the upcoming State of the Union address.

CNNMoney: Washington pushes for free credit scoresupdated: Tue May 18 2010 10:28:00

People who are denied credit or a job because of their credit history may soon be able to get their credit score free of charge, thanks to an amendment passed by the Senate Monday evening.

Fight is on to win the Westupdated: Wed Nov 04 2009 17:35:00

Both parties are eyeing the West, where Independents abound. CNN's Jessica Yellin reports.

The West is tough terrain for Democratsupdated: Wed Nov 04 2009 17:35:00

The western United States, with its independent streak and growing population, is the terrain both political parties are hoping to mine for electoral gains in the coming years.

Commentary: Congress is like going back to collegeupdated: Fri Jan 30 2009 09:52:00

How can I describe my first weeks in Congress? A whirlwind? A circus? No -- a trip back to college.

CNNMoney: Congress pushes for credit card reliefupdated: Mon Jan 19 2009 08:46:00

With last week's re-introduction in Congress of a bill to rein in what critics say are abusive credit card practices, the stage is set for a Washington battle that will determine whether entrepreneurs and other credit card users get relief soon from soaring rates and fees. In the Democratic Senate, Could Moderates Rule? updated: Wed Nov 05 2008 02:40:00

The United States Senate is where sweeping change goes to die, but what happens when one party skips away from Election Day holding at least 56 seats?

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