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Commencement 2013 Speakers: Obama to Oprah Winfrey Bestow Words of Wisdom
As high school and college seniors participate in their commencement ceremonies, a long list of distinguished speakers will be sharing their gems of wisdom to the new graduates. Here's a look at some of the commencement speakers this graduation season. President Obama, Ohio State University,
Politicians Curtail Business to Reflect on Marathon Bombing
Washington, D.C., and Massachusetts have taken a break from politics as usual this week, in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings Monday. All five candidates in the race for a Massachusetts' seat in the U.S. Senate suspended their campaigns for the week . Washington lawmakers put off public
Giffords Staffer Memorial Shadowed by Gun Debate, Boston Attack
WASHINGTON — Amid a national debate on gun control, a meeting room in the Capitol was dedicated today to a congressional aide killed in the 2011 mass shooting in Tucson, Ariz. Gabe Zimmerman was killed when a gunman opened fire at a constituent meet-and-greet event...
Gun Violence Victims at State of the Union Sound Off
“Do something. You can.” That was Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton’s plea to Congress this afternoon, hours before she was to appear in the guest box of first lady Michelle Obama during the State of the Union address. The Pendletons lost their daughter Hadiya in January. She was...
State of the Union 2013: Obama to Focus on Economy, Gun Control
Jon Karl, George Stephanopoulos report the latest on the president's address.
World News 2/12: State of the Union: Obama to Focus on Economy, Gun Control
News from Washington DC and tonight we begin with breaking news Mountains of California. Police appear to close in on the former cop accused of a murderous Rampage. Making his case what the president say tonight about jobs and gun violence in America we'll yeah. What's next we show you where Pope
Gabrielle Giffords Resigns House Seat
My privilege to this letter on behalf of Gabby and her family and her constituents. January 25 2012. The honorable John Baker Boehner speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear speaker Boehner. In 2001 strongly holding the belief that there is no higher calling than serving my country. I went
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Wraps Up District Work Today as She Prepares to Leave Congress
Congresswoman Steps Down to Focus on Recovery but Leaves Open Possibility of Her Return
1 Year Later: Mark Kelly on Gabrielle Giffords' Recovery
One year after the tragedy in Tucson that almost claimed Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' life , the congresswoman is stringing together full sentences and even asking questions, her husband Mark Kelly told ABC News in an exclusive interview. "She is continuing to improve each and every day," Kelly told
Gabrielle Giffords : Tucson Marks First Anniversary of Shooting
Bells will ring 19 times this morning, once for each victim of the Tucson shooting that happened one year ago today, ushering in an emotional day of remembrance that will culminate this evening in a candlelight vigil attended by Rep. Gabrielle Giffords , D-Ariz., and her husband, astronaut Mark