Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Will Step Down From Congress; Promises She "Will Return"

More than a year after getting shot in the head during last year's Tucson shooting rampage, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords this morning announced via-the Youtube video embedded above that she will step down from Congress.

See New Times' coverage of the Tucson shooting -- and Giffords' miraculous recovery -- here.

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