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Giffords Returns To Shooting Scene

U.S Rep. Gabrielle Giffords recites the “Pledge of Allegiance” alongside her husband Mark Kelly, right, at the start of a vigil at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Ariz., on Sunday. The day marks the one year anniversary of the shootings at the Safeway in Tucson. (AP Photo/The Republic, David Wallace)

Question: Should Rep. Giffords seek re-election?

Giffords To See Space Shuttle Launch

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has boarded a jet in Houston to travel to Florida to see her husband's space shuttle launch. Giffords chief of staff Pia Carusone confirmed to The Associated Press that she and the congresswoman have boarded a plane in Houston. She declined to comment further, except to say she will be flying with Giffords and they will arrive in Cape Canaveral/Associated Press. More here.

Question: What do you make of this amazing development?

Giffords’ Husband To Go Into Space

The astronaut husband of wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has made his choice. He's headed to space in April. An official close to the space shuttle program confirmed Friday morning that astronaut Mark Kelly will be aboard Endeavour for its final flight. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the information has not yet been made public. Kelly is holding a news conference at Johnson Space Center in Houston on Friday afternoon. He took a leave from training after his wife was shot in the head outside a Tucson, Ariz., supermarket as she met with constituents on Jan. 8/Marcia Dunn, AP. More here. (AP file photo)

Question: Did Mark Kelly, the astronaut husband of Rep. Gabrille Giffords, make the right decision?

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