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FILE - In this March, 2010 file photo provided by the office of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, Giffords poses for a photo. She loves motorcycles and yoga, and is as comfortable in a business suit walking the halls of Congress as she is clad in leather riding gear at the famed Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. She holds a master's degree in urban planning, yet can mount a tire in a flash. Pretty and petite, sometimes soft-spoken, she will take on even her most ardent adversaries and try talking them down with a firm hand but also a smile. Said one friend of Gabrielle Giffords: "She really pretty much defies a lot of description." (AP Photo/Office of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, File)

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Astronaut Mark Kelly sits in the passenger seat of the ambulance as it carries his wife, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, to TIRR Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, in Houston. Giffords was transferred Wednesday to begin the next phase of her recovery from a gunshot wound at TIRR Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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SOLIDARITY: Members of Congress and staffers gather outside the Capitol on Monday to observe a moment of silence for Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and other victims of the shooting rampage Saturday. (Associated Press)

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SOLIDARITY: Members of Congress and staffers gather outside the Capitol on Monday to observe a moment of silence for Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and other victims of the shooting rampage Saturday. (Associated Press)

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SOLIDARITY: Members of Congress and staffers gather outside the Capitol on Monday to observe a moment of silence for Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and other victims of the shooting rampage Saturday. (Associated Press)

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A flag stands at half-staff as security officials stand at the entrance to the the Sandra Day O'Connor United States Courthouse in Phoenix, Ariz., Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, where 22-year-old Jared Loughner is scheduled to appear in federal court on charges he tried to assassinate Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in a shooting rampage that left six people dead. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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A television monitor shows President Obama and Michele Obama as he presides over a national moment of silence, while specialists on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange observe the occasion for severely injured Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and the people who were killed during an assassination attempt against her, Monday, Jan. 10, 2011. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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Dr. G. Michael Lemole Jr. (left) speaks about the condition of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords as Dr. Peter Rhee looks on during a news conference at the University Medical Center in Tucson, Ariz., on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

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President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama join government employees on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, to observe a moment of silence for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and the other victims of an assassination attempt against her. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are joined by government employees on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, to observe a moment of silence for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and the other victims of an assassination attempt against her. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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As ordered by President Obama, the American flag flies at half-staff over the White House at dawn, in Washington, Monday. Jan. 10, 2011, in observance of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, Arizona Democrat, and the other victims of an assassination attempt against her in Saturday's shooting outside a Tucson, Ariz., supermarket. Mrs. Giffords, 40, remained in intensive care at a Tucson hospital after being shot in the head at close range. Among those killed were Arizona's chief federal judge, a 9-year-old girl interested in government, and one of Giffords' aides. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Emergency personnel and Daniel Hernandez, an intern for U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, second right, move Mrs. Giffords after she was shot in the head outside a shopping center in Tucson, Ariz. on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011. (AP Photo/James Palka)

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In this Jan. 5, 2011, file photo, House Speaker John Boehner re-enacts the swearing in of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, Arizona Democrat, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Mrs. Giffords was shot in the head on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, while meeting with constituents in her district in the area around Tucson. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

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In this photo combo, victims killed at a political event with Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in Tucson, Ariz. on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, are shown. From top left, Christina Taylor Green, 9, Dorothy Morris, 76, Arizona Federal District Judge John Roll, 63, from bottom left, Phyllis Schneck, 79, Dorwin Stoddard, 76, and Gabe Zimmerman, 30. (AP Photo)

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Police search the parking lot outside a Safeway where there has been a shooting involving Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011 in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Arizona Daily Star, Kelly Presnell)

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Emergency personnel attend to a shooting victim outside a shopping center in Tucson, Ariz. on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, where U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, Arizona Democrat, and others were shot as the congresswoman was meeting with constituents. (AP Photo/James Palka)

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An Investigator photographs the area outside a Safeway store after a gunman targeting Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, Arizona Democrat, opened fire in Tucson, Ariz. on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011. (AP Photo/James Palka)

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A man sits near the scene of a shooting that involved Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, Arizona Democrat, on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011 in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Arizona Daily Star, Kelly Presnell)

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Two people embrace each other at the scene where Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, Arizona Democrat, and others were shot outside a Safeway grocery store in Tucson, Ariz. on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011.(AP Photo/James Palka)