Gabrielle Giffords

Former lawmaker Gabrielle Giffords. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Giffords ‘Furious’ About Senate Gun Control Defeat

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords says she’s “furious” after senators on Wednesday blocked legislation that would expand background checks for gun buyers.


File photo of former Ariz. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Capitol Room Dedicated to Slain Giffords Staffer

Vice President Joe Biden, Speaker John Boehner and former Rep. Gabby Giffords were on hand to dedicate a room in the Capitol Visitor Center to a congressional staffer killed two years ago in the attack on Giffords that took six lives.


Jared Lee Loghner (Photo by Pima County Sheriff's Forensic Unit via Getty Images)

Dad Told Cops Loughner ‘Doesn’t Seem Right Lately’

Major findings on the Jan. 8, 2011, attack on former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords gleaned from about 2,700 pages of documents released Wednesday, including survivor accounts, police reports and interviews with friends and family of gunman Jared Loughner:


File photo of former Ariz. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Giffords Ad Urges Support For Background Checks On Gun Purchases

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is urging key senators to support expanded background checks for gun purchases in a new television ad that is to begin airing Tuesday in Arizona and Iowa.


Former Rep .Gabby Giffords spoke today to the Senate Judiciary Committee about gun control. (credit: Getty Images)

With Halting Voice, Giffords Speaks Out On Guns

She uttered just 80 halting words. But her presence was powerful.


Gabrielle Giffords is set to meet with President Obama personally following her dramatic appeal to the Senate Judiciary Committee for tighter gun control laws. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Giffords To Meet With Obama Following Dramatic Call For Gun Control

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is following up her dramatic appeal for gun control on Capitol Hill with a visit to the White House.


NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre criticized federal legislation for firearms as ineffective and overreaching. (Photo - BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

NRA’s LaPierre: ‘Let’s Be Honest, Background Checks Will Never Be Universal’

Wayne LaPierre, the executive vice president and CEO of the National Rifle Association, told a Senate committee on Wednesday that new proposals to ban assault weapons and increase background checks on gun buyers were not likely to solve the problem of gun violence.


Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Gabrielle Giffords Urges Congress to ‘Be Courageous’ and Enact Tougher Gun Laws

Severely wounded and still recovering, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords begged lawmakers at an emotional hearing Wednesday to act quickly to curb firearms because “Americans are counting on you.”


President Barack Obama wipes tears as he makes a statement in response to the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Visits Like Newtown Becoming Too Regular For Obama

For President Barack Obama, it was another sorrowful visit to another grieving community full of broken hearts from unimaginable violence.


Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords accepts her award during the Intrepid Museum's 21st annual "Salute to Freedom" dinner on May 24, 2012 in New York. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages)

Dems Hoping Giffords’ Appearances Help Push Hand-Picked Successor To Victory

Democrats are hoping that late campaign appearances by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will help push her hand-picked successor to victory in a special congressional election in Arizona.