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On the Firing Linenew

Tucson, Ariz. is in the center of the nation's new fight against gun violence.
Tucson Weekly  |  Jim Nintzel  |  01-31-2013  |  Policy Issues

The Starting Gatenew

The race to finish Gabrielle Giffords' term is formally under way.
Tucson Weekly  |  Jim Nintzel  |  03-03-2012  |  Politics

Political Futuresnew

Arizona's new congressional map scrambles the electoral landscape.
Tucson Weekly  |  Jim Nintzel  |  01-13-2012  |  Politics

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords: "It's Difficult. Difficult."new

When Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords woke up in a rehab hospital in Houston weeks after she was shot by her attacker, Giffords stared off into the distance, seemingly unaware of where or who she was.
Tucson Weekly  |  Jim Nintzel  |  11-11-2011  |  Politics

Worthy Endeavournew

Gabrielle Giffords watches her husband lift off while her staff continues their work.
Tucson Weekly  |  Jim Nintzel  |  05-19-2011  |  Politics

Music Therapy For Tucsonnew

As Gabrielle Giffords continues her recovery in Houston, rock 'n' roll helps her hometown heal.
Tucson Weekly  |  Jim Nintzel  |  03-17-2011  |  Politics

Lives in the Balancenew

As he recovers from his wounds, Ron Barber, the director of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' Tucson office, looks for ways to help others.
Tucson Weekly  |  Jim Nintzel  |  03-02-2011  |  Politics


Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's response to Jared Loughner? Slash services from an already beleaguered mental-health system.
Phoenix New Times  |  Paul Rubin and Amy Silverman  |  01-21-2011  |  Policy Issues

Shoot The Messagenew

The attempted assassination of Gabrielle Giffords brought about another finger storm of thunderpoints in the media, each one blaming the other for the rhetoric that seems to be turning our nation into a tinderbox.
Dig Boston  |  Media Farm  |  01-20-2011  |  Commentary

Culture of Harsh Rhetoricnew

This weekend's massacre follows a culture of harsh right-wing rhetoric.
Tucson Weekly  |  Tom Danehy  |  01-14-2011  |  Crime & Justice

The Skinnynew

A community reacts to a massacre.
Tucson Weekly  |  Jim Nintzel, Hank Stephenson  |  01-14-2011  |  Crime & Justice

American Psychonew

And the American psychosis.
Boston Phoenix  |  Editorial  |  01-14-2011  |  Commentary

Desert Storm: How the GOP and the Sunset State Nurture the Lunatic Fringenew

Tragedy in Tucson re-opens the question of the GOP's dangerous embrace of extremists.
Boston Phoenix  |  David S. Bernstein  |  01-14-2011  |  Commentary

Targeting the Tea Partynew

Giffords' shooting has nothing to do with the conservative movement.
Charleston City Paper  |  Jack Hunter  |  01-13-2011  |  Commentary

The Gift of Gabbynew

A former Tucson Weekly writer reminisces on covering Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Dave Maass  |  01-13-2011  |  Media

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