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Shooting victims Scalise, Giffords share hug on House floor

Republican Rep. Steve Scalise and former Democratic Rep. Gabby Giffords, both survivors of horrific shootings while serving in Congress, hugged on the floor of the House of Representatives shortly before a moment of silence on the eighth anniversary of the shooting that almost killed Giffords.

Gabby Giffords talks 'long hard haul' and 'getting better'

Former Rep. Gabby Giffords, while rallying a group of roughly 20 gun violence survivors and gun control advocates before they head to the Hill to meet with lawmakers Tuesday, gave an upbeat view on the future of gun control bills in a Democratic controlled Congress as well as of her own health, years after she was shot in Tucson, Arizona.