WASHINGTON (AP) -- The signals are strong.
One year after being shot in the head, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is on a mission to return to the job she so clearly loved.
Her husband and people near the three-term congresswoman say she is highly motivated to recover from her injuries and get back to
work in Washington, potentially using her inspirational story as a
way to mend political differences in the nation's capital.
She faces a May deadline to get on the November ballot, meaning
she has a few months to decide.
Her future will depend on a recovery that has progressed in
remarkable fashion over the past year as she is now able to walk
Potential Republican challengers are awaiting her decision before committing to the race.