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Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords listens to a speaker as her husband Mark Kelly hugs her March 6, 2013, in Tucson, Ariz., during a return to the site of a shooting that left her critically wounded to urge key senators to support expanded background checks for gun purchases. (Associated Press)

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Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was seriously injured in a mass shooting that killed six people in Tucson, Ariz., two years ago, sits with her husband, Mark Kelly, a retired astronaut, on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, before speaking before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on what lawmakers should do to curb gun violence in the wake of last month's shooting rampage that killed 20 schoolchildren in Newtown, Conn. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was seriously injured in a mass shooting that killed six people in Tucson, Ariz., two years ago, sits with her husband, Mark Kelly, a retired astronaut, on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, before speaking before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on what lawmakers should do to curb gun violence in the wake of last month's shooting rampage that killed 20 schoolchildren in Newtown, Conn. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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National Rifle Association President David Keene (center) and NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre (right) greet Mark Kelly, husband of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, after a hearing Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee on "What Should America Do About Gun Violence?" (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Rifle Association President David Keene (center) and NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre (right) greet Mark Kelly, husband of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, after a hearing Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee on "What Should America Do About Gun Violence?" (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Rifle Association President David Keene (center) and NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre (right) greet Mark Kelly, husband of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, after a hearing Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee on "What Should America Do About Gun Violence?" (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (right), with her husband, Mark Kelly (bottom center), gives a brief statement on gun violence before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Sens. Chuck Grassley (from left) and Patrick J. Leahy accompany former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, before Ms. Giffords gives a brief statement at a hearing on gun violence before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was seriously injured in a mass shooting that killed six people in Tucson, Ariz., two years ago, sits with her husband, Mark Kelly, a retired astronaut, on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, before speaking before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on what lawmakers should do to curb gun violence in the wake of last month's shooting rampage that killed 20 schoolchildren in Newtown, Conn. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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** FILE ** Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was seriously injured in a mass shooting that killed six people in Tucson, Ariz., in 2011, sits with her husband, Mark Kelly, a retired astronaut, on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, before speaking before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on what lawmakers should do to curb gun violence in the wake of the December shooting rampage that killed 20 schoolchildren in Newtown, Conn. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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** FILE ** Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly, announced Tuesday they are launching the Americans for Responsible Solutions PAC, an advocacy group to fight gun violence. (Associated Press)

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Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly, announced Tuesday they are launching the Americans for Responsible Solutions PAC, an advocacy group to fight gun violence. Tuesday marked the second anniversary of the Tucson, Ariz., shootings, during which Ms. Giffords was shot in the head. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly, announced Tuesday they are launching the Americans for Responsible Solutions PAC, an advocacy group to fight gun violence. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Democratic candidate Ron Barber (right), who won an election to fill former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' congressional seat, celebrates the victory on June 12, 2012, with Giffords and supporters at a post-election event, in Tucson, Ariz. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Democratic candidate Ron Barber (right), who won an election to fill former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' congressional seat, celebrates the victory on June 12, 2012, with Giffords and supporters at a post-election event, in Tucson, Ariz. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** In this Sept. 6, 2012, file photo, former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords blows a kiss after reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

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** FILE ** In this Sept. 6, 2012, file photo, former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords blows a kiss after reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

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**FILE** Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords blows a kiss Sept. 6, 2012, after reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. (Associated Press)

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Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (third from right), holds hands with her husband, Mark Kelly (right), while leaving Town Hall at Fairfield Hills Campus in Newtown, Conn., after meeting with Newtown First Selectman Pat Llodra and other officials on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. At far left is Connecticut Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman; behind Mrs. Giffords to the left is Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut Democrat. Mrs. Giffords also met with families of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre that left 26 people dead. (AP Photo/The News-Times, Jason Rearick)

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Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (third from right), holds hands with her husband, Mark Kelly (right), while leaving Town Hall at Fairfield Hills Campus in Newtown, Conn., after meeting with Newtown First Selectman Pat Llodra and other officials on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. At far left is Connecticut Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman; behind Mrs. Giffords to the left is Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut Democrat. Mrs. Giffords also met with families of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre that left 26 people dead. (AP Photo/The News-Times, Jason Rearick)