Rep. Giffords Tributes Pour In From Varied Friends, Supporters

A remarkable breadth of friends and well-wishers is reacting to Saturday’s attack on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, in which the Democrat was shot at close range at an event in her Tucson, Ariz., district. The shooting prompted an outpouring not only from Democrats including the likes of President Obama and House … Continue reading

Today’s Unfathomable Tragedy in Arizona Should Make Us All Pause

The shocking and unfathomable tragedy in Arizona earlier today should be pause for all of us to think about the political rhetoric in our country at this time. I feel that so many of us have had this looming feeling for sometime now that the rise in hate speech would … Continue reading

Democratic Congresswoman Giffords Among 18 Shot in Tucson

This is a simply unbelievable and stunning tragedy…  Arizona Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head today at a public event held outside of a Safeway grocery store in Tucson. Ms. Giffords, 40, was shot in the head, the witnesses said. She was taken to the University Medical Center … Continue reading

Organizing For America Fundraises Ahead Of House Healthcare Repeal Battle

As Democrats gird for battle in advance of next week’s planned House vote to repeal last year’s healthcare reform law, an organization with strong ties to President Obama is soliciting funds to defend the president’s signature achievement. Leaders of the new GOP House majority have set Wednesday to vote to … Continue reading