Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords announcing that she is stepping down from Congress to continue her rehabilitation from injuries suffered as a result of a vicious gun attack on her person while campaigning in Arizona last year.
In this moving statement she says she hopes to return to serve the people of Arizona once she feels she is able to carry out her responsibilities.
Ms Giffords is a very special lady. She is decency and courage personified. Whatever happens in the future, the American people will be very proud of her.
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords announced her plans to step down from Congress Jan. 22, 2011. 2 mins 05