Caption: President Barack Obama embracing former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) before delivering his speech at the 2012 State of the Union. Giffords, who left her post to recover from a serious injury sustained during the 2011 shooting in Tucson, AZ, has signed on as Honorary Co-Chair of the NJDC's Women’s Leadership Network (WLN) along with fellow democratic Jewish female senators and representatives. Credit: Pete Souza, official White House photographer, via Wikimedia Commons.

Posted on February 19, 2013 .