Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) stole the show during the debt-deal vote on Monday when she returned to the House floor for the first time since she was shot in the head in January. Photographers were ready to capture a glimpse of the congresswoman, who has made some public appearances but has managed to stay clear of television cameras, until now.
"The river was our source of water. Now, the people won't touch it. They are repulsed by it."