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“Politics in Arizona Have Become Fueled by Hate…Driven by Anger”: Rep. Raúl Grijalva on Shooting of Giffords; Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik: “People Who Are Mentally Unstable Are Susceptible to the Rhetoric Going on in this Country”; Jeff Biggers: Arizona Facing “Lethal Combination” of “Hate-Filled Speech” and “Dangerous and Easy Access to Weapons”; Chip Berlet on “The Becking of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.”

Today’s Headlines

    * Rep. Giffords Survives Assassination Attempt in Tucson; Six Die
    * FBI: Evidence Indicates Gunman Plotted Giffords Shooting
    * Investigators Probe Arizona Gunman’s Links to Hate Group
    * Tucson Sheriff Condemns Hateful Political Rhetoric
    * Incendiary Packages Mailed in Maryland and Washington, D.C.
    * DOJ Subpoenas Twitter for Info on WikiLeaks Accounts
    * Scott Sisters Freed After Serving 16 Years in Prison for $11 Robbery
    * Unemployment Rate Falls as More Drop Out of Labor Force
    * Wells Fargo & U.S. Bancorp Lose Landmark Foreclosure Court Case
    * Three Die in Algerian Food Riots
    * Southern Sudan Begins Voting on Independence
    * 51 Killed in Mexican Drug Violence; 15 Decapitated in Acapulco
    * Accused Airliner Bomber, CIA Operative Faces Trial
    * Muslims Act as Human Shields for Coptic Christians in Egypt