Arizona Shootings

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords on Friday left the Tucson, Arizona hospital where she has been treated since a January 9 gunshot wound, traveling under police escort down streets lined with well-wishers. Giffords’ first stop was to be Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, where she was expected to board an aircraft that will carry her to Houston. She […]

WASHINGTON-Recent polls have shown that President Barack Obama has overwhelming approval of the American public on his recent handling of the shooting of Congresswoman, Gabrielle Gifford which resulted in the deaths of six people. The American Foreign Press reports: The vast majority of Americans approved of President Barack Obama’s handling of the Arizona shooting but […]

Roland Martin analyzes the television coverage, President Obama’s speech and the memorial event for the victims of the tragic shooting in Arizona entitled “Together We Thrive: Tucson and America.” LISTEN:

President Obama addresses nearly 14,000 people at the University of Arizona in Tucson, calling for unity and service in the wake of the shooting on Saturday. The president also relayed the good news that, earlier today, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has opened her eyes for the first time since being shot. The President speaks at a […]

Arizona — President Barack Obama briefly deviated from his prepared remarks at tonight’s Arizona memorial service to state that Gabrielle Giffords opened her eyes for the first time today since the shooting on Saturday. Obama said that her husband Mark Kelly personally gave him permission to mention the fact to the nation. He inserted the […]

Below is the full text of this speech To the families of those we’ve lost; to all who called them friends; to the students of this university, the public servants gathered tonight, and the people of Tucson and Arizona: I have come here tonight as an American who, like all Americans, kneels to pray with […]

Link to full text of speech TUCSON — President Obama called Wednesday for an end to the political finger-pointing that has erupted in the aftermath of the gunman’s rampage here five days ago, urging Americans not to use the tragedy that took six lives to turn on one another. In a widely anticipated address, a […]

The synagogue where Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is a member held a healing service in her honor this past Sunday — one day after the Arizona congresswoman was shot in the head outside of Tucson supermarket She had been meeting with constituents at the time of the attack, which killed six and wounded 20. Giffords, 40, […]

Washington – President Barack Obama mourned victims of an Arizona gunman on Monday and steered clear of a debate on whether harsh political rhetoric inspired the attack on a congresswoman. As many members of his own Democratic Party decried the often rabid level of political discourse in the country, Obama said he is grieving for […]

Arizona– Expression of sadness over the shooting Saturday of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., came swiftly Saturday from friends and colleagues in the political world.