| Jan 6, 2012
| 2:08 PM
The best material in Tom Zoellner's "A Safeway in Arizona: What the Gabrielle Giffords Shooting Tells Us About the Grand Canyon State and Life in America" comes at the beginning: a moment-by-moment breakdown of the events of Jan. 8, 2011, when, at a...
| Apr 26, 2012
Former White House chief of staff William Daley on Wednesday offered his prescription for fixing a politically polarized Washington: imposing congressional term limits, doubling House terms to four years and ending archaic Senate rules.
The brother of...
| Jan 4, 2012
Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords recently gave her first public interview since she was shot in the head almost a year ago. Her journey — from critically ill patient to someone whose personality was largely intact but still struggled with words...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 2:54 PM
A flurry of new children's books is headed for the shelves, and the authors carry some very familiar names, including Stephen Colbert. A look at the future:
-- Colbert's book, "I Am a Pole (And So Can You!)" is scheduled for a May 8 release, according to...
| Apr 9, 2011
Jane Harman has a new address -- on Pennsylvania Avenue. No, not that address. She's the new honcho at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Starting in 1992, she won nine elections in Southern California's coastal 36th Congressional...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 10:39 AM
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords marked another milestone in her recovery Thursday, serving Thanksgiving dinner to troops at a Tucson military base in what her office said was the first constituent event since an attempt on her life in January.
Giffords and her...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 2:31 PM
As Rep. Gabrielle Giffords prepared to be sworn in for a third term this January, she was already considering the next step in her political career, a run for the U.S. Senate, or perhaps for governor of Arizona.
The 40-year-old Democrat also had more...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 12:26 PM
It was just days after she nearly lost her life, and Rep. Gabrielle Giffords had just emerged from a coma. But the Arizona Democrat managed to send a message to President Obama about border security as he came to her bedside.
It was Giffords' husband,...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 9:57 AM
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords says in her forthcoming book that she will return to Congress, and she details the challenges she's faced recovering from an attempt on her life in Tucson earlier this year.
The Associated Press obtained an early copy of the...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 11:33 AM
Richard Carmona, who served as U.S. surgeon general in George W. Bush's administration, announced Thursday that he will run as a Democrat for Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat.
Carmona, who turns 62 this month, said in a statement that Washington is broken...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 3:16 PM
In a part homecoming and part farewell, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is expected to return to the House chamber for President Obama's State of the Union speech as she bows out of public life to focus on her recovery.
The Arizona Democrat has left an indelible...