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6:10 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 …
Washington Post:
Hospital: Rep. Giffords expected to recover from Tucson shooting that killed six including a child and federal judge  —  Tucson - The surgeon who operated on Arizona Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords said he was “optimistic” she would recover from being shot in the head by a man with a semi-automatic weapon outside a grocery store.
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.
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.
Jane Hamsher / Firedoglake:
Giffords Opponent, Jesse Kelly, Held June Event to “Shoot a Fully Automatic M16″ to “Get on Target” and “Remove Gabrielle Giffords”  —  Per Puppethead in the comments, Giffords' 2010 Congressional opponent Jesse Kelly held a June 12 gun event that was billed as follows on the Pima County Republican website:
Discussion: Gawker and Donklephant
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Breaking: Congresswoman, five others shot in Tucson, AZ; Update: NPR reports six dead; Update: Federal judge dead; Update: Gunman identified; Update: Giffords expected to pull through; Update: Second suspect arrested?  Update: Gunman may have left video manifesto  —  Insanity.
Discussion: Shot in the Dark
Sarah Palin / Facebook:
On the tragedy in Arizona  —  My sincere condolences are offered to the family of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and the other victims of today's tragic shooting in Arizona.  —  On behalf of Todd and my family, we all pray for the victims and their families, and for peace and justice.  — Sarah Palin
Discussion: TPMDC and The Daily Caller
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.
Ryan J. Reilly / TPMMuckraker:
Federal Judge John Roll Killed In Arizona Shooting  —  A federal judge was killed in the same incident in which Rep. Gabby Giffords was shot on Saturday morning.  —  A federal law enforcement official first confirmed to TPM that a federal judge was shot.  The U.S. Marshals Service …
Adrian Chen / Gawker:
Arizona Congresswoman Shot Outside Grocery Store  —  A gunman shot U.S. congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords during an event outside a Safeway in Tucson Arizona this morning.  At least 12 others were wounded.  Following is an eyewitness report from a man who helped hold the suspect down.
Ben Smith / The Politico:
Alleged shooter left social media hints  —  The police have named a suspect in the shooting of Gabriel Giffords, Jared Loughner.  A person under that name has a YouTube account that includes suggestions of anti-government political views.  —  “You don't have to accept the federalist laws …
The Huffington Post:
Jared Lee Loughner Identified As Gabrielle Giffords Shooter (INFO, VIDEOS)  —  WHAT'S YOUR REACTION? … Jared Lee Loughner has been identified as the man suspected of shooting Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.).  —  Loughner was described by eyewitnesses at the Arizona shooting …
The Politico:
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords recovering after surgery
Discussion: The Nation and FrumForum
Matt Lewis / Politics Daily:
Sarah Palin Blamed by Bloggers for Shooting of Gabrielle Giffords
Edward A. Adams / ABA Journal:
Federal Judge John Roll Killed in Attack that Targeted Congresswoman
Nicole Belle / Crooks and Liars:
AZ Democratic Congresswoman, 6 Others Shot At Event, 5 Reported Killed UPDATED
Fox News:
Rep. Giffords in Critical Condition After Being Shot in the Head at Public Event
Discussion: Dean's World
Giffords in surgery after being shot; 5 dead
Congresswoman, 6 Others, Killed By Gunman
Discussion: Firedoglake
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
An Assassination?  —  When a congresswoman is shot in the head …
Discussion: NewsReal Blog and Daily Kos
Congresswoman in surgery after being shot
Discussion: AmSpecBlog and RedState
Gabrielle Giffords:
Sean J. Miller / The Hill:
Gschwarzcnn / CNN:
BREAKING: Rep. Gabrielle Giffords shot
Discussion: The Nation
Felicia Sonmez / Washington Post:
Gabrielle Giffords attack prompts Capitol police urging of …
Discussion: PostPartisan
US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords shot in Arizona
Discussion: Harry's Place
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