President Obama puts his arm around former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, Arizona Democrat, before he speaks in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington on April 17, 2013, about measures to reduce gun violence. (Associated Press) **FILE**

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President Obama puts his arm around former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, Arizona Democrat, before he speaks in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington on April 17, 2013, about measures to reduce gun violence. (Associated Press) **FILE**