Thursday, April 18, 2024

Obama Gives Rousing Speech in Tucson Underscoring Unity

President Obama honored the victims of Saturday’s shootings at a memorial service Wednesday night in Tucson with an emotive speech in which he called on “America to be as good as she imagined it.” Speaking at the University of Arizona the President elected to give anecdotes of the victims and recognize the heroes that sprung […]

Obama’s Tucson Speech to Focus on Unity, House Resolution to Honor Victims and Heroes in Aftermath of Shootings

While President Obama prepares to address the nation tonight from Tucson during a memorial service for the victims of Saturday’s shootings, the House of Representatives plans to read a resolution on the House floor today honoring the victims and singling out a number of individuals for their heroic actions on that day. Obama will give […]

Intern that Offered Aid to Rep. Giffords Could be Asked for Papers under Arizona Immigration Law

Being lauded as a hero for offering aid that potentially saved Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords’ life, the young intern who rushed to her aid, Daniel Hernandez, could have been asked to turn over his papers under Arizona’s controversial immigration law, SB 1070. Signed into law by Governor Jan Brewer last spring, the law requires that law […]

Latino Intern Receives Standing Ovation from Arizona Lawmakers

A twenty-year old Congressional intern who is credited with helping save Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ life, was honored for his life-saving actions in Saturday’s shooting in Tucson, with a standing ovation from Arizona lawmakers led by Gov. Jan Brewer on Monday. “Daniel Hernandez, a University of Arizona student, showed no fear in the face of gunfire,” […]

After Giffords Shooting, Intern Springs to Action

As U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, (D-AZ) fought to recover from a bullet wound to the head Sunday, federal officials in Arizona charged 22-year old Jared Lee Loughner with five counts related to Saturday’s tragic shooting outside a Tucson supermarket. In total, 19 people were shot in the shooting rampage, leaving 6 dead.  Among the six […]