Giffords was attending a constituent event in Tucson in January 2011 when a gunman opened fire, killing six people and wounding 13, including the congresswoman, who was shot in the head at close range in the assassination attempt. “Everyone continues to be inspired by Gabby’s recovery, by Mark’s devotion, and the courage it took for their family to re-enter public life and public service,” Schumer said. For more stories from Cronkite News, visit cronkitenews.azpbs.org.
This morning my family paid our respects to Senator John McCain as I prepare to be sworn in tomorrow. Senator McCain has been a hero of mine since I was a young pilot. He left a legacy of service to Arizona and country that can’t be matched, but that we should all strive towards. pic.twitter.com/CSkhVXPmfW— Captain Mark Kelly (@CaptMarkKelly) December 1, 2020
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