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Sunday, December 11, 2016

Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head by a crazed assassin in Tucson on January 8, and while much of the media attention has been directed at the pace her recovery, there’s always been a undercurrent of buzz about her political future — as early as February, when she still had barely re-awakened from a coma, officials from both political parties were openly discussing the possibility that she’d run for Senate next year.

Nine months and one public appearance (she appeared on the congressional floor to vote on August’s debt ceiling bill) later, Giffords still hasn’t announced a decision. But with news of an upcoming media blitz next month revolving around her upcoming memoir and audiobook that will feature her voice for the first time since she was hospitalized, it’s looking more and more likely that her political career is not over.

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