A private seller from Pensacola, Florida, is offering to trade an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle for a jet ski or a riding lawn mower. Another in Huntsville, Alabama, will barter ammunition and magazines for an iPad Mini.
Washington being Washington, the hottest relationship in town doesn’t revolve around sex or even the next presidential election: it’s the political courtship of old antagonists, Barack Obama and John McCain.
U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, an Arizona Democrat, is quitting a year after being shot in the head, forcing a special election in a district that voted Republican in the 2008 presidential election.
Seven months after a gunman’s bullet shattered her skull, U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona surprised her colleagues in an emotional return to the U.S. House to vote for raising the U.S. debt ceiling.
Early this month, U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords raised her right hand and swore an oath to the Constitution. Yesterday evening, she lifted her left arm, in a sign friends took to mean that Giffords, shot in the head in an attack in Arizona, will make a full recovery.