Video of the Day: Gabby Giffords Officially Resigns From Office

Rep. Gabby Giffords was in the spotlight last night at the State of the Union address as President Obama stopped to hug her on his way to the podium to make his address.

Giffords cast her last vote in the House today, “for legislation she and Flake introduced this week, her office said in a statement.” The Christian Science Monitor reports, “The bill Giffords and Flake introduced would levy new penalties on people who use small, low-flying aircraft to smuggle drugs across the US. border with Mexico.”

Gabby Giffords offically resigned from Congress today in order to focus fully on her recovery from the  injuries she sustained when she was shot in the head at close range on Jan. 8, 2011. Watch the emotional resignation here:

She’s a true inspiration to us all…

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About Pamela Leavey

Pamela Leavey is the Editor in Chief, Owner/Publisher of The Democratic Daily as well as a freelance writer and photographer. Pamela holds a certificate in Contemporary Communications from UMass Lowell, a Journalism Certificate from UMass Amherst and a B.A. in Creative Writing and Digital Age Communications from UMass Amherst UWW.
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