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PHOTO GALLERY: A moment of silence for the Arizona shooting

Monday, January 10, 2011 | 11:57 a.m. CST; updated 1:46 p.m. CST, Monday, January 10, 2011
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama return to the White House in Washington on Monday after observing a moment of silence for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and the other victims of an assassination attempt against her. The shooting at a town hall-style event outside a supermarket in Tucson, Ariz., on Saturday left six dead, including a federal judge, and wounded Giffords.

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama led a moment of silence for the victims of the Arizona shooting.

Rachel Cooper-Blackmore, 9, adds a note to a make-shift memorial at Mesa Verde Elementary, where Christina Taylor Green was a third-grader.
Government employees walk from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Monday after observing a moment of silence with President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama to honor those who were killed and injured in the shooting in Tucson, Ariz. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., is in critical condition after being shot in the head.
A student plays near a make-shift memorial at Mesa Verde Elementary School, where Christina Taylor Green was a third-grader, in Tucson, Ariz. Green, 9, a student at Mesa Verde, was shot and killed while attending an event hosted by Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., at a supermarket Saturday.
Crime scene investigators pause Monday during a national moment of silence at the site of Saturday's shooting in Tucson, Ariz.
Members of Congress and staff members observe a moment of silence Monday for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and other shooting victims on the east steps of the Capitol in Washington. Pictured from left to right: Wilson Livingood, sergeant at arms, U.S. House of Representatives; Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C.; Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo.; Steve Lawrence, chief of staff to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif.; Barry Jackson, chief of staff to House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio; Del. Madeleine Bordallo, D-Guam; Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga.; and Senate Sergeant at Arms Terry Gainer.
State Rep. Greg Morris observes a moment of silence with his son Jonathan, 8, for the shooting that injured U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Gifford, D-Ariz., at the beginning of the new session of the Georgia House of Representatives on Monday in Atlanta.

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