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4:55 AM ET, January 9, 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 …
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Tim Steller / Arizona Daily Star:
Man linked to Giffords shooting called ‘very disturbed’  —  The man linked to the shooting today of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and others is 22-year-old Jared Lee Loughner, the Associated Press reported.  —  Police have surrounded a house at 7700 N. Soledad Ave., which is the address listed …
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.
John Amato / Crooks and Liars:
FOX News cuts away from ‘Giffords vigil’ when Sarah Palin's name is mentioned  —  [Ed. note: Better-quality video below.]  —  Fox News started covering a vigil that was happening at the steps of the capitol in Arizona in honor of Gabrielle Giffords after she was shot earlier today.
Discussion: Boing Boing and The BRAD BLOG
Matt Lewis / Politics Daily:
Sarah Palin Blamed by Bloggers for Shooting of Gabrielle Giffords … Some prominent liberal bloggers wasted little time before politicizing the horrific and tragic shooting of a congresswoman in Arizona on Saturday.  —  Almost immediately after the nation learned of the shooting …
Paul Krugman:
Assassination Attempt In Arizona  —  A Democratic Congresswoman has been shot in the head; another dozen were also shot.  —  We don't have proof yet that this was political, but the odds are that it was.  She's been the target of violence before.  And for those wondering why a Blue Dog Democrat …
New York Times:
Bloodshed Puts New Focus on Vitriol in Politics  —  WASHINGTON — The shooting of Representative Gabrielle Giffords and others at a neighborhood meeting in Arizona on Saturday set off what is likely to be a wrenching debate over anger and violence in American politics.
Daniel Gonzalez / Arizona Republic:
Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords: The victims  —  Most of the victims from Saturday's mass shooting in Tucson have not been identified but the dead include, an aide to Giffords, a federal judge and a 9-year-old girl.  Two members of Rep. Gabrielle Gifford's staff also were wounded in the attack.
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.
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 …
HillBuzz.org:
IS DAILY KOS INVOLVED IN ARIZONA MURDERS?  “My CongressWOMAN voted against Nancy Pelosi!  And is now DEAD to me!”  — eerie Daily Kos hit piece on Gabrielle Giffords just two days before assassination attempt; repeated use of word “dead” in relation to Giffords just 48 hours before she and a dozen others were fired upon.
Jake Sherman / The Politico:
Giffords recognized husband, returned to unconciousness  —  Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is awake in her hospital room and has recognized her husband, astronaut and Navy Capt. Mark Kelly, a source close to the family told POLITICO Saturday night.  —  UPDATE: The source has clarified that she was revived …
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and TPMDC
New York Times:
Arizona Suspect's Recent Acts Offer Hints of Alienation
Discussion: Boing Boing and FrumForum
Jerry Markon / Washington Post:
Slain federal judge John Roll was at the center of Arizona's immigration debate
Michelle Malkin:
Horror: Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords shot at Tuscon event …
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Breaking: Congresswoman, five others shot in Tucson, AZ; Update …
Discussion: TigerHawk and Shot in the Dark
Walter Shapiro / Politics Daily:
After the Arizona Massacre, Will Congress Ever Be the Same?
The Huffington Post:
Jared Lee Loughner Identified As Gabrielle Giffords Shooter (INFO, VIDEOS)
Erika Lovley / The Politico:
Gabrielle Giffords staffer Gabe Zimmerman remembered
Discussion: CNN
Robert Naiman / The Huffington Post:
Is Palin's “Crosshairs” Map Relevant? Giffords Thought So
Jesse Lee / White House.gov Blog Feed:
The President Speaks on the Shootings in Tucson: “We Are Going …
Fox News:
Arizona Suspect Likely Facing Death Penalty for Fatally Shooting Federal Judge
Luisita Lopez Torregrosa / Politics Daily:
Gabby Giffords: A Moderate Voice in Extreme Times
Discussion: msnbc.com and ABCNEWS
Karoli / Crooks and Liars:
Pima Sheriff Clarence Dupnik Calls Out Vitriolic, Hateful Rhetoric  —  In one of the most remarkable press conferences I've ever seen, Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik called out for an end to the violent rhetoric that leads to acting-out by people who are ‘unbalanced’ not once, but three times.
Discussion: Firedoglake and KTAR.com
James Fallows / The Atlantic Online:
The Cloudy Logic of ‘Political’ Shootings  —  After this horrible news from Tucson....  ... let me amplify something I said half-coherently in a live conversation with Guy Raz on All Things Considered a little while ago.  My intended point was:  —  Shootings of political figures are by definition “political.”
 
 
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