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4:05 PM ET, January 8, 2011


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Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Shot In Arizona  —  U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona was shot in the head outside a grocery store in Tucson while holding a public event, Arizona Public Media reported Saturday.  —  The Democrat, who was re-elected to her third term in November …
J. David Goodman / New York Times:
Congresswoman Giffords Shot in Tucson  —  A congresswoman from Arizona was shot on Saturday along with several others during at public event at a grocery store in Tuscon, according to her spokesman, C.J. Karamargin.  The Tucson Citizen reported that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, a Democrat, had been shot at close range in the head.
Arizona congresswoman among 12 shot at Tucson grocery  —  (CNN) — At least 12 people were shot at a Tucson grocery store on Saturday, and U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was among them, a Democratic party source told CNN.  —  Giffords, 40, was holding a constituent meeting at the grocery store …
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Shot at Grocery Store Event  —  At Least 12 People Reportedly Wounded in Shooting at Grocery Store  —  Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head at point-blank range today outside a Tucson, Ariz., grocery store where she was holding a campaign event, law enforcement sources told ABC News.
The Huffington Post:
Gabrielle Giffords Shot: Congresswoman Shot In Arizona (LIVE UPDATES)  —  What's Your Reaction: … Gabrielle Giffords, a Democratic congresswoman from Arizona, was shot in the head today at a public event outside a grocery store.  —  A spokesman for the Pima County sheriff says that at least 12 people were shot.
Adrian Chen / Gawker:
Arizona Congresswoman Shot Outside Grocery Store (Update)  —  A gunman shot U.S. congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords during an event outside a Safeway in Tuscon Arizona this morning.  At least 12 others were wounded.  Following is an eyewitness report from a man who helped hold the suspect down.
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Breaking: Congresswoman, five others shot in Tucson, AZ; Update: Nine injured; Update: NPR reports Giffords, 6 others dead; Update: KOLD reports Giffords still in surgery  —  This is just awful: … Giffords has been taken to a hospital in Tucson, but at least so far her condition is not known.
The Politico:
Rep. Giffords shot in Arizona  —  Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) was shot in the head and gravely wounded Saturday outside a grocery store in Tucson, Ariz., while holding a public event, and rushed into surgery.  —  The 40-year-old Arizona Democrat was still in surgery Saturday afternoon …
Discussion: The Nation and FrumForum
Nicole Belle / Crooks and Liars:
AZ Democratic Congresswoman, 6 Others Shot At Event, 5 Reported Killed UPDATED  —  NPR: … An MSNBC producer at the event tweeted that Giffords was shot in the head, which has yet to be confirmed.  Fox News is reporting that three staffers have also been shot.  —  UPDATE: CNN is reporting that witnesses heard 15-20 gunshots.
Felicia Sonmez / Washington Post:
Reports: Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords shot at public event  —  Arizona Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot on Saturday morning while hosting an event outside a Tucson grocery store.  —  Giffords spokesperson C.J. Karamargin told The Washington Post Saturday afternoon that Giffords …
Sarah Palin's Hit List  —  U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords shot and killed* in Tucson: … F**k it.  I'm going there...  Back in September: … Sarah Palin: … Metaphor, no more...  *This seems to be in dispute.  Reportedly she is still in surgery at this time.
Discussion: Breaking News, Clusterstock and TPMDC
Fox News:
Rep. Giffords in Critical Condition After Being Shot in the Head at Public Event  —  Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is in critical condition after being shot in the head at close range by a lone gunman Saturday morning while holding a public event, Fox News has confirmed.
Discussion: Dean's World
US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords shot in Arizona  —  Gabrielle Giffords was regarded as a rising star in the Democratic Party  —  A US congresswoman and several other people have been shot at a public event in southern Arizona.  —  Gabrielle Giffords, a Democratic member of the US House …
Gschwarzcnn / CNN:   BREAKING: Rep. Gabrielle Giffords shot
Associated Press:
Arizona Rep. Giffords shot, several wounded
Discussion: Reuters and The Page
Congresswoman, 6 Others, Killed By Gunman
Discussion: Firedoglake
Congresswoman in surgery after being shot
Discussion: AmSpecBlog and RedState
Jane Hamsher / Firedoglake:
Giffords Opponent, Jesse Kelly, Held June Event to “Shoot …
Discussion: Gawker
Dominic Rushe / Guardian:
US tells Twitter to pass on messages  —  Icelandic MP to fight attempts by the US department of justice to access her private information  —  A member of parliament in Iceland who is also a former WikiLeaks volunteer says the US justice department has ordered Twitter to hand over her private messages.
The Politico:
A conservative civil war over the Conservative Political Action Conference  —  Friction between parts of the social conservative and libertarian wings of the conservative movement has escalated into a shooting war in the run-up to the 28-year old Conservative Political Action Conference …
Discussion: The Daily Dish
Robin Abcarian / Los Angeles Times:
Some right-wing groups to skip GOP event
Discussion: Mediaite, Truthdig and Joe. My. God.
Marc Lacey / New York Times:
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