Jesse Kelly

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.