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Gabby Giffords calls on Republicans, Democrats to 'work together' after GOP baseball shooting
Former Arizona Representative Gabby Giffords -- who was gravely wounded in a mass shooting several years ago -- said Republicans and Democrats need to “work together” in the wake of an attack that struck Republican members of Congress at an early morning baseball practice in Virginia. Giffords, who
Scalise in critical condition after gunman opens fire at congressional baseball practice in Virginia
Rep. Steve Scalise , R-Louisiana, the House majority whip, is in critical condition, hospital officials said Wednesday evening, after he and three others were shot by a gunman this morning while members of Congress were practicing for a charity baseball game in Alexandria, Virginia. Officers
Looking Back at the ‘Too Many Times’ Obama Has Addressed a Mass Shooting
"There’s been another mass shooting in America." With those words of lament, President Obama began his emotional statement on the shooting in Roseburg, Ore., Thursday -- the 15th time he’s had to make remarks following a mass shooting. Never has he appeared to so angry or so frustrated -- or so
How Gabby Giffords Is Shaking Up a Competitive Congressional Race
Gabby Giffords isn’t running for office, but when it comes to the race for the Congressional seat she once held, you’d almost think she’s the one on the ballot. The contest for Arizona’s 2nd Congressional district is pitting Democratic Rep. Ron Barber, Giffords’ former district...
So Sue Him (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ANALYSIS — ABC’s JEFF ZELENY: The House of Representatives takes its final step today to approve its lawsuit against President Obama, opening a rare legal gambit of the legislative branch trying to sue the executive branch. No, Speaker Boehner told...
Trauma Surgeon Uses War Zone Skills to Better Treat Patients at Home
By ELY BROWN and LAUREN EFFRON For trauma surgeon Dr. Peter Rhee, performing a couple of hernia repairs only to turn around hours later and treat a patient’s life-threatening stab wounds is just another day in the office. And he has seen much worse. Rhee,...
Remembering Boston, One Year Later
NOTABLES DEVAL PATRICK: BOSTON ‘VERY PREPARED’ FOR MARATHON: As Boston prepares to hold its 2014 marathon a year after the attacks, security planning has been “on steroids,” with new preparations — both visible and less apparent — that draw on lessons learned last year, Gov....
Rep. Ron Barber Finally Opens Up About Tucson Shooting
When shots rang out on April 2 at the Fort Hood military post in Texas, Rep. Ron Barber, D-Ariz., couldn’t help but remember his own experience with gun violence. “That takes me back to the day that the shooting occurred in Tucson back in January...
'Duck Dynasty' Star Among Guests to Watch Out for at State of the Union
This year’s State of the Union address is gearing up to rival the spectacle created by the White House Correspondents Dinner, with members of Congress competing to bring notable guests to the Capitol, transforming the building for one night into another D.C. national petting zoo....
Malala's Mission: The Malala Fund
"People have prayed to God to spare me, and I was spared for a reason -- to use my life for helping people" -- from " I Am Malala." Exactly one year ago this week, a gunman boarded a schoolbus in Pakistan and shot a 15-year-old girl in the head at point-blank range because she wanted the right to