(CNN) - Mark Kelly, Gabrielle Giffords' husband, said in an interview aired Friday he will not run for his wife's Congressional seat, following her emotional resignation from the U.S. House of Representatives this week.
"My job right now is to make sure Gabby has everything she needs," Kelly said on CNN's "Starting Point with Soledad O'Brien."
Washington (CNN) - Just seconds after an emotional tribute to Arizona Democratic Rep Gabby Giffords in the House of Representatives Wednesday, House Speaker John Boehner - who got a little choked up in the moment - suddenly felt the need to remind members that there's a dress code on the House floor.
Boehner recovered his composure after embracing Giffords, who had just handed him her resignation letter. He looked around the chamber, and announced, "the chair would remind all members to be in proper business attire when you come to the floor of the House."
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(CNN) - Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who moved the nation with an improbable comeback after a gunman shot her in the head last year, formally resigned Wednesday in an emotional appearance in the U.S. House of Representatives.
"I will recover and will return," the Arizona Democrat said in a letter read aloud by her friend and colleague, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who fought back tears as she read.
Click here to read the resignation letter she delivered to House Speaker John Boehner.FULL STORY
(CNN) – U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords took a few steps into the House chamber and absorbed a 90-second standing ovation before the State of the Union address Tuesday night, the eve of her resignation to focus on recovering from her shooting last year.
Giffords, escorted by colleagues including her friend U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida, smiled and waved as attendees stood and cheered, with some chanting "Gab-by! Gab-by!"FULL STORY
(CNN) – Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords announced on her website Sunday that she will resign from Congress this week to continue her recuperation from the brain injury she suffered when shot just over a year ago.
"A lot has happened over the past year. We cannot change that," Giffords says in a video on her website, speaking in a halting voice.
"Thank you for your prayers and for giving me time to recover," she says in the video. "I have more work to do on my recovery. So to do what is best for Arizona, I will step down this week."FULL STORY
Tucson, Arizona (CNN) - Rep. Gabrielle Giffords talked with President Barack Obama on Sunday, the one-year anniversary of a southern Arizona shooting rampage that left her and 12 others wounded and six people dead.
The congresswoman will be among those marking the somber occasion by attending a vigil Sunday night on University of Arizona's campus, one of several such memorial events in recent days.FULL STORY
(CNN) - Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, still recovering from head wounds incurred at a shooting in Tucson last year, will attend a vigil marking the anniversary of the massacre that left six people dead, her office announced Wednesday.
The ceremony will take place on the campus of the University of Arizona in Tucson on Sunday, and is one of several events taking place over the weekend to mark the anniversary of the shooting.
Washington (CNN) - Gabriel Zimmerman was the first congressional staffer killed while performing their official duties. Thursday the House of Representatives passed a resolution to memorialize the aide to Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords by naming a meeting room in the Capitol complex after him.
The measure passed unanimously, 419 – 0.
Washington (CNN) – Gabriel Zimmerman was the first congressional staffer killed while performing their official duties. Thursday the House of Representatives will vote on a resolution to memorialize the aide to Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords by naming a meeting room in the Capitol complex after him.
The thirty-year-old aide was slain in January after alleged gunman Jared Loughner opened fire on a "Congress on your Corner" event at a Tucson grocery store where constituents gathered to meet with Giffords.
(CNN) - Rep. Gabrielle Giffords held her first constituent event Thursday since being gravely wounded in a mass shooting in January.
The Democratic congresswoman and her husband, Mark Kelly, retired Navy captain and NASA astronaut, helped serve a Thanksgiving meal to military families at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson.