(CNN) – Former Rep. Gabby Giffords, critically injured in a 2011 mass shooting, will attend the president’s State of the Union address on Tuesday as a guest of Rep. Ron Barber, who replaced her in the House. She resigned her seat in Congress in the day after the State of the Union last year. On [...]
"Vowing to expand their majority, House Republicans have identified seven Democrats they consider top targets for the midterm elections," according to a memo obtained by National Journal. "The targeted members are Reps. Ron Barber and...Show More Summary
Congressman Ron Barber, D-Ariz., a survivor of the Tucson shooting that severely injured former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, says Giffords plans to personally lobby her former colleagues on gun legislation as it makes its way through Congress
Wednesday’s “The Daily Rundown” line-up: Rep. Ron Barber (D-AZ) on the Connecticut shooting and his own experience in the Tucson tragedy two years ago… Politico’s Jonathan Martin on his new e-book “End of Days” looking at the 2012 r...
(CNN) - Rep. Ron Barber, who was shot during the attempt on Gabby Giffords' life, discusses his support for gun control.
PHOENIX (Reuters) - Democratic Representative Ron Barber, a former aide to Gabrielle Giffords who was wounded alongside her in a deadly 2011 shooting, said on Tuesday he is recovering after surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from his tongue.
(CNN) - Democratic Rep. Ron Barber of Arizona was released from a hospital Tuesday after undergoing "minor surgery" to remove a cancerous tumor from his tongue, his office announced. "He is expected to make a full recovery," Barber's doctor, Audrey Erman, said in a statement. The surgery successfully removed the tumor, which his office said [...]
Gabby Giffords' former congressional aide Ron Barber, who was shot in the face and thigh by Jared Loughner, has retained the seat he won by special election when Giffords stepped down. Barber was declared the winner Saturday after the...Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) As we feared, Democrat Ron Barber has narrowly defeated Republican Martha McSally in Arizona’s Second Congressional District. This is the seat formerly held by Gabrielle Giffords. McSally led by about 400 voters on the day after the election. Show More Summary
Ron Barber won the AZ-2 House race today, and with that I believe the 2012 election is over. Final results: President: Obama 332, Romney 206 House: 201 D, 234 R Senate: 55 D/I, 45 R So how did Sam Wang, our resident expert do? Answer: pretty well. Show More Summary
Democrats will keep the U.S. House seat once held by Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.). Rep. Ron Barber (D) bested Martha McSally (R) for a full term in Arizona's second district. While serving as an aide to Giffords, Barber was shot in the thigh and face during the attempt on Giffords' life by Jared Lee Loughner. Show More Summary
Democratic U.S. Representative Ron Barber, a former aide to Gabrielle Giffords who was wounded alongside her in a deadly 2011 shooting, claimed victory on Saturday after edging Republican Martha McSally to win a full term in Congress. Show More Summary
TUCSON, Arizona (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. Representative Ron Barber, a former aide to Gabrielle Giffords who was wounded alongside her in a deadly 2011 shooting, has won a full term in Congress after defeating Republican Martha McSally in a closely c...
(CNN) – Democrats will keep the U.S. House seat once held by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Democratic Rep. Ron Barber bested Republican Martha McSally for a full term in Arizona's second district. – Follow the Ticker on Twitter: @PoliticalTicker Barber's spokesman Mark Prentice told CNN that McSally called Barber to concede the race earlier Saturday. [...]
After many days of counting ballots from his extremely close race against Republican Martha McSally, Democratic Representative Ron Barber has been declared the winner of the Arizona congressional seat once held by Gabby Giffords. Barber used to be Giffords's district director and was wounded alongside her during Jared Loughner's 2011 ... More »
Good news, via The Hill: Democratic Rep. Ron Barber has won a full term in Arizona's 2nd District after narrowly defeating Republican Martha McSally, the Associated Press said Saturday. Barber was the district director for Democratic Rep. Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) Republican Martha McSally holds a very fragile 400 vote lead over Democrat Ron Barber in the race for Arizona’s Second Congressional District, formerly held by Gabrielle Giffords. McSally is a retired United States Air Force colonel. Show More Summary
California's Henry Waxman, Florida's Allen West and Arizona's Ron Barber were among those awaiting final results in the elections Wednesday. Read more...
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s House Majority PAC and Rep. Ron Barber are running an extraordinarily sexist ad against Martha McSally. Ms. McSally is running against Rep. Barber in Arizona’s new 2 nd Congressional District. Barber won a special election to finish Rep. Show More Summary
More upsetting news: The much-loved Baltimore poet and collage artist Chris Toll has passed away. Ron Silliman featured Toll on his blog a few days ago, including a video by Stephanie Barber of Toll reading at WORMS in Baltimore (also shown below); and HTMLGIANT’s Adam Robinson has collected a handful of remembrances from Toll’s friends [...]