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Biden: Gabby Giffords 'Was Shot and Mortally Wounded'

2:31 PM, Mar 21, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Vice President Joe Biden incorrectly stated early today that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords had been "shot and mortally wounded":

"Gabby Giffords, my good friend, was shot and mortally wounded," Biden claimed.

Biden made the comment as he tried to gin up support for gun control.

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