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Jared Lee Loughner Pleads Guilty To Murder

Jared Lee Loughner pleaded guilty Tuesday to critically wounding ex-Congress member Gabrielle Giffords and killing six others in Arizona in 2011.Several news outlets live tweeted from the courtroom, and here were some of their observations:
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The Gabrielle Giffords Special Election Was A Dress Rehearsal For November

[credit provider=”AP Photo”] As the bruising special election to replace ex-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in Congress comes to a close June 12, perhaps it’s time to update an outdated piece of wisdom: No politics is local.That’s possibly the biggest lesson from the closely watched contest to fill the remainder of Gifford’s term in […]
The Gabrielle Giffords Special Election Was A Dress Rehearsal For November
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Politics At Lunch: What You Need To Know At Mid-Day

1. More good news for Mitt Romney. A new Gallup poll shows his slice of the national Republican electorate increasing by seven percentage points (to 24%) in the last two weeks. His closest competitor, Sarah Palin, is at 17 per cent.  All others are in single digits.
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Obama Goes Recruiting

President Obama this week will meet with Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Keane, in a bid to convince Mr. Keane to run for the US Senate seat in Virginia being vacated by Sen. Jim Webb (D).  The likely Republican nominee, former Sen. George Allen, is a proven vote-getter in Virginia.  […]
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Recovering Gabby Giffords Mentioned As Possible 2012 AZ Senate Candidate

The National Journal reports today that in the wake of Senator John Kyl’s (R-AZ) retirement, political hot stove league chatter about possible replacements is in full swing.  Among those mentioned: Rep. Gabby Giffords (D), who was shot through the head at a constituency event in early January. 
Recovering Gabby Giffords Mentioned As Possible 2012 AZ Senate Candidate