"If this happens the way it did after Gabby was shot, I think it will last for a while, but I don't think it will be any kind of sea change in how Washington operates," Kimble said.
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"One of our interns was approached by Loughner. Ron Barber never talked to Loughner, before or after the shooting," spokesman Mark Kimble said Thursday night.
Giffords gunman made online rants before killing →