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Gabrielle Giffords
Gabrielle Giffords official portrait.jpg
Congressional portrait, Mairch 2010
Member o the U.S. Hoose o Representatives
frae Arizona's 8t destrict
In office
Januar 3, 2007 – Januar 25, 2012
Precedit bi Jim Kolbe
Succeedit bi Ron Barber
Member o the Arizona Senate
frae the 28t destrict
In office
Januar 8, 2003 – December 1, 2005
Precedit bi Randall Gnant
Succeedit bi Paula Aboud
Member o the Arizona Hoose o Representatives
frae the 13t destrict
In office
Januar 1, 2001 – Januar 8, 2003
Precedit bi Andy Nichols
Succeedit bi Steve Gallardo
Personal details
Born Gabrielle Dee Giffords
(1970-06-08) Juin 8, 1970 (age 47)
Tucson, Arizona
Poleetical pairty Democratic
Spoose(s) Mark E. Kelly
Residence Tucson, Arizona
Alma mater Cornell Varsity (M.U.P.)
Scripps College (B.A.)
Profession Politeecian; Businesswoman
Religion Reform Judaism
Signatur Gabrielle Giffords

Gabrielle Dee "Gabby" Giffords (born Juin 8, 1970) is an American politeecian. As a Democratic member o the Unitit States Hoose o Representatives, she representit Arizona's 8t congressional destrict frae 2007 till her resignation on Januar 25, 2012, havin been electit tae Congress three times. She is the third woman in Arizona's history tae be electit tae the U.S. Congress. Considered a "Blue Dog" Democrat,[1] her stances on health care reform an illegal immigration wur soorces o attention for those opponed tae her candidacy an hae made her a recipient o criticism frae various conservative groups. She haes describit herself as a "former Republican".[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "About Gabrielle Giffords". Gabrielle Giffords for Congress. Retrieved Januar 19, 2011. [deid airtin]
  2. "Cops hunt 2nd suspect in deadly Ariz. rampage". msnbc.com. Januar 9, 2011. Retrieved Januar 9, 2011.