Gabrielle Giffords

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, appear at the JFK Library in Boston, where she received the Profile in Courage award on Sunday, May 5, 2013.

Gabrielle Giffords Receives JFK Profile In Courage Award

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords received the 2013 Profile in Courage award at the John F. Kennedy Library on Sunday in recognition of the political, personal and physical courage she has demonstrated in her fearless public advocacy for policy reforms aimed at reducing gun violence.


Dr. Marjorie Nicholas

Local Doctor Talks About Treating Gabrielle Giffords

Dr. Marjorie Nicholas, an Associate Professor at the MGH Institute of Health Professions, spent two weeks working with Giffords in October.


Gabrielle Giffords (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Gabrielle Giffords Reminds Us What Really Matters

Gabrielle Giffords has given all of us a precious gift – the proof that with love and great courage, we, too, might be able to survive the worst.


United States Representative, Arizona

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords To Step Down

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords announced in a video Sunday that she will step down from office this week.


United States Representative, Arizona


With a new chapter unfolding here in the chill of January, we spend short moments reflecting on those voices lost to us, a somewhat sad annual ritual.

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Vice President Joseph Biden. (File photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Politicians And The ‘Terrorist’ Smear

During an 11th-hour meeting with the Vice President, Democrats were reportedly describing their Republican adversaries as “terrorists.”


This voter gave Sen. John Kerry an earful in Western Mass. this past weekend.

Keller @ Large: What Happened To Toning Down Political Rhetoric?

Voters often vent at town meetings, but is this incident proof the talk about ‘toning down’ political rhetoric was just talk? Jon Keller is at large.


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Kerry Urges Toned Down Rhetoric After Arizona Shooting

Sen. John Kerry is urging pundits and politicians to choose their words carefully in the wake of the shooting rampage this past weekend in Tucson, Arizona.


Delahunt ‘Stunned’ By Giffords Shooting

Former Massachusetts Congressman Bill Delahunt said he was in an airport when he heard his friend and former colleague had been shot.


Local Politicians React To Giffords Shooting

Hours after Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head and critically wounded at an event in Tuscon on Saturday, some members of the Massachusetts congressional delegation sent along their prayers for her recovery.