Moment Of Silence: Nation Reflects On Tragic Arizona Shooting

1||January 11, 2011: President Obama called for a moment of silence this morning to reflect on the weekend shooting in Arizona that wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) and left six others dead. ||Ron Sachs – Pool via CNP/Newscom&&

2||Members of Congress and their staffs mourn on the Capitol steps. At center, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) embraces Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC).||Tom Williams/Roll Call Photos/Newscom&&

3||People observe the moment of silence at the Tucson, Arizona, office of Rep. Giffords. ||Gary C. Caskey/UPI/Newscom&&

4||Outside Rep. Giffords’ office in Tucson, Arizona. ||Gary C. Caskey/UPI/Newscom&&

5||A Congressional staffer leaves flowers on the Capitol steps. ||Tom Williams/Roll Call Photos/Newscom&&

6||President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama observe the moment of silence with staff members on the White House lawn. ||ROGER L. WOLLENBERG/UPI/Newscom&&

7||Senate Sergeant at Arms Terry Gainer and Del. Madeleine Bordallo (D-Guam) on the House steps. ||Tom Williams/Roll Call Photos/Newscom&&

8||||Tom Williams/Roll Call Photos/Newscom&&

9|| ||Ron Sachs – Pool via CNP/Newscom&&

10|| ||Ron Sachs – Pool via CNP/Newscom&&

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12||Tucson, Arizona. ||Gary C. Caskey/UPI/Newscom&&

13||President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama return to the White House after observing the moment of silence. || ROGER L. WOLLENBERG/UPI/Newscom&&

14||Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon and other city officials observed the moment of silence there. ||City of Phoenix&&

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See pictures of Rep. Giffords, pictures of the vigils, and pictures from the scene on the ground in Arizona.