Tag Archives: Gabby Giffords

LIVE VIDEO: Biden Presents Medals Of Freedom To Megan Rapinoe, Gabby Giffords, 15 Other Honorees

CBS News reports: President Biden is presenting the Presidential Medal of Freedom Thursday to 17 Americans, including Olympic gymnast Simone Biles, actor Denzel Washington and soccer star Megan Rapinoe. The late Sen. John McCain and Apple co-founder Steve Jobs are among those receiving the award posthumously. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the country’s highest civilian honor, intended for people …

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Biden Names Presidential Medal Of Freedom Recipients: Megan Rapinoe, Gabby Giffords, John McCain, Others

Via press release from the White House: Today, President Biden named seventeen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made exemplary contributions to the prosperity, values, or security of the United States, world peace, or other significant societal, public or private endeavors. President Biden …

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Gabby Giffords Sues NRA For Illegal Trump Donations

The Daily Beast reports: A gun control nonprofit founded by former Rep. Gabby Giffords (R-AZ) sued the National Rifle Association on Tuesday, filing a federal lawsuit alleging that the gun rights group carried out an illegal, multimillion-dollar political coordination scheme that went on for years to the benefit of Donald Trump and other Republicans. It could also be a landmark …

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Palin To Get Jury Trial In Defamation Suit Against NYT

Politico reports: A federal judge has ordered a jury trial in former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s libel suit against the New York Times over an editorial linking her to the 2011 Arizona shooting rampage that badly wounded then-Rep. Gabby Giffords and killed six others. In the latest round of litigation in the case, U.S. District Court Judge Jed Rakoff rejected …

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Gabby Giffords Delivers Powerful Speech On Recovery

Buzzfeed News reports: Former Rep. Gabby Giffords, who was shot and almost killed during a mass shooting in 2011, made a powerful video for the Democratic National Convention about her long road to recovery, likening her challenge to what’s ahead for the country while plugging Joe Biden as the person for the job. “He was there for me. He’ll be …

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Court: Palin May Pursue Defamation Case Against NYT

Reuters reports: A federal appeals court revived former U.S. vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s defamation lawsuit against the New York Times, over an editorial that she said maliciously linked her to the 2011 mass shooting that seriously wounded Representative Gabrielle Giffords. In a 3-0 decision on Tuesday, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said the lower court …

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