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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and the Empty Chair

-Donna Trussell
The congresswoman's husband says his wife will recover from her wounds stronger that ever. But as all survivors of trauma learn, the only certainty is that she'll emerge as a different person, changed forever by what she's been through.
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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Recovering by 'Leaps and Bounds,' Doctors Say

-Christopher Weber

The Arizona Democrat continues to make a robust recovery, though she has no memory of being shot, her physicians said Friday.

Jared Lee Loughner Case: Feds Add Murder Charges, Potential Death Penalty

-Andrew Cohen

A grand jury outlines the full contours of the federal case against the Tucson, Ariz., shooting suspect.

More Jared Loughner Arrest Photos Released

-Christopher Weber

Two new booking photographs show the suspect just days after the shooting rampage in Arizona that killed six people and injured 14 others.

Six Weeks After Shooting, Nation Honors Other Victims

-Julie Moos

As the Arizona congresswoman copes with her injuries, others rocked by the tragedy are trying to do the same, responding to it by honoring some of the other victims and survivors.

Judge Rules Loughner Search Warrant Will Stay Private For Now

-Andrew Cohen

Good news, bad news, for media organizations pushing to get more access to the Loughner case file.

Gabrielle Giffords Fundraiser Planned -- Could Senate Be in the Picture?

-Tom Diemer

Giffords, her friends say, talked about the possibility of running for the Senate in Arizona before the Jan. 8 shooting incident.

Colorado Congressman to Hold Public Meeting for First Time Since Giffords' Shooting

-Sandra Fish

"This kind of access is essential to the fabric of our democracy," said Rep. Ed Perlmutter, who will hold a public meeting at a Safeway store for the first time since Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot during a similar event.

Gabrielle Giffords Mouths Song Lyrics, Including 'Happy Birthday' to Her Husband

-Christopher Weber

The Arizona congresswoman has reached new milestones in her recovery from a gunshot wound to the head, even speaking by phone to her brother-in-law in space.

Gabrielle Giffords for Jon Kyl's Senate Seat? Don't Count Her Out

-Joanne Bamberger

Most assumed Rep. Giffords' severe wound would keep her sidelined in 2012. But with the remarkable strides she's made, perhaps pundits should think twice.

Legal Battle Over Tucson Defendant Jared Loughner's 'Real' Mug Shot

-Andrew Cohen

In seeking to block the release of booking photos not yet seen by the public, Loughner's defense attorneys try to limit damage already done

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Raises Stakes in Immigration Fight With Obama

-Tom Diemer

Brewer is suing the federal government in a counterclaim to the Justice Department's challenge to Arizona's hard-line immigration law. She calls illegal immigration 'by far the number one issue' the state faces.

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Speaks, Asks for Toast With Breakfast

-Christopher Weber

The Arizona congresswoman reached another breakthrough in her recovery this week with the simple verbal request.

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