Shootings Raise Questions About Congressional Members’ Security

Libby Casey, APRN – Washington DC

Alaska’s Congressional delegation reacted with shock and horror at the attack on their colleague, Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, on Saturday.  The Democrat was shot in the head at a public constituents event in Tucson.  Six people were killed and 14 wounded, including Giffords, who is hospitalized.  22-year-old suspect Jared Loughner is in custody.  As APRN’s Libby Casey reports, the violence is raising questions for Alaska’s Congressional members about security – and about the anger in political debate.

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