Daisy Hernandez (no relation to Daniel Hernandez) is the co-editor of Colonize This! Young Women on Today's Feminism.
I wasn't the only person on Saturday who rushed to her Android when news came of the Tucson shooting. I wasn't looking however to read about what had happened. My auntie had already filled me in -- "Someone tried to murder una representante. People have been killed," she'd reported. What I wanted to know was the killer's surname.
It's been often noted that House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) cries easily. But few would begrudge him his tears Wednesday.
The House honored those who were killed and wounded in Saturday's mass shooting in Tucson, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) who was shot as she greeted her constituents in a Congress on Your Corner event at a shopping center.