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Tucson

Mar 9, 2011 — Jared Lee Loughner has pleaded not guilty to dozens of charges, including murder and attempted murder. Loughner was in federal court to face a 49-count indictment stemming from the shooting rampage that killed six and left Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and others wounded.
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Mar 4, 2011 — A federal grand jury has indicted Jared Lee Loughner on 49 counts, including several that would make him eligible for the death penalty, related to the Tucson shooting rampage that killed several people and left Rep. Gabrielle Giffords gravely wounded.
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Jan 14, 2011 — McCain rejected those who question Obama's patriotism. He also defended Palin from her critics, though he never mentions her by name. He asks readers to imagine how it would feel like to be accused of a role in the shootings.
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Jan 13, 2011 — Anthony Miller, who was recently elected to a second term as chairman of Arizona's Legislative District 20, told reporters that he'd received verbal and email threats from local Tea Party activists opposed to his re-election.
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Jan 12, 2011 — Besides calling for unity, Obama can be expected to eulogize the dead and praise the heroes. But will he say anything about mental illness? And how much can he say?
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Jan 11, 2011 — As lawmakers review their security arrangements in the wake of the Tucson shootings, they know practical limits exist to what they can do. Being a lawmaker means being accessible to constituents and that accessibility brings with it risks.
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Jan 11, 2011 — Political affiliation influenced people's views, with Republicans thinking it less likely, according to the poll. Nearly 70 percent of Republicans saw no link. That dropped to 50 percent for Democrats. Independents reflected the overall split.
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Jan 10, 2011 — Hot political rhetoric isn't so bad considering it's accompanied by peaceful power shifts. Because the stakes are often so high, our politics are often passionate and passion means emotion which sometimes can get out of control.
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Jan 10, 2011 — Limbaugh accused Democrats of welcoming the attacks in order to put Republicans on the defensive. The attacks gave Democrats an opening to go after him and Sarah Palin. The news media came under heavy criticism from Limbaugh.
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Jan 10, 2011 — The focus on Loughner's reading as a guide to his motive seems misplaced given his strange behavior. It might be better to focus on his mental illness and what if anything society can do about protecting itself.
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