Our office corner has really become an area where the Tea party movement congregates and the rhetoric is really heated. Not just the calls but the e-mails, the slurs.
Comment following a window being smashed at her congressional office in Arizona &mdash Richard Cowan (January 9, 2011). "Shooting could subdue overheated U.S. political rhetoric". National Post (Reuters). Retrieved on 2011-01-10. alternate link
We're in Sarah Palin's 'targeted' list, but the thing is that the way she has it depicted, we're in the crosshairs of a gun sight over our district. When people do that, they've got to realize that there are consequences to that action.Gabrielle Giffords
My position is to listen to my constituents, learn from the best information available and ultimately make sound, rational decisions that are going to be beneficial to the people of the 8th Congressional District.Gabrielle Giffords
Our country must be strong enough to solve problems, and that means we must learn how to work together again.Gabrielle Giffords
In the years that some of my colleagues have served — 20, 30 years — they’ve never seen it like this.Gabrielle Giffords
It was one of the most memorable experiences of my life. I got to see firsthand the sacrifices that Israelis make in the name of security because of the dangerous state of affairs there. I will always be a strong supporter of Israel.Gabrielle Giffords