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Shooting suspect’s nihilism rose with isolation

At an event roughly three years ago, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords took a question from Jared Loughner, the man accused of trying to assassinate her and killing six other people. According to two of his high school friends the question was essentially this: "What is government if words have no meaning?"

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Giffords expected to survive, State of the State security to be re-examined

Calling a southern Arizona shooting that left six people dead and District 8 U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in critical condition "senseless and cruel violence," Gov. Jan Brewer on Saturday asked the state and nation to pray for victims of the deadly shooting.

There are three vigils planned this evening for
Giffords and the other shooting victims:

6 p.m., State Capitol, 1700 W. Washington, Phoenix
6 p.m., Giffords' District Office, 1661 N. Swan Road, Ste. 112, Tucson
7 p.m., St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 1431 W. Magee Road, Tucson

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Democratic group files complaint against McCain

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee asked regulators Wednesday to investigate Sen. John McCain for alleged campaign finance violations. They claim his campaign illegally paid for ads advocating for two Republican candidates in southern Arizona.

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