Nightly News   |  October 06, 2011

Rep. Giffords goes to Washington

Congresswoman Gabby Giffords was in Washington Thursday, attending a Navy retirement ceremony for her husband, former NASA astronaut Mark Kelly. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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BRIAN WILLIAMS, anchor: We got a rare glimpse of Congresswoman Gabby Giffords today, a smiling and happy congresswoman, at a Navy retirement ceremony in DC for her husband, former NASA astronaut Mark Kelly . This was hosted by Vice President Joe Biden , who, at the ceremony, called her an inspiration for all those with brain injuries.