Hoeven’s statement on Giffords shooting

John Hoeven

FARGO – North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven released his statement of condolences this morning for Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and other victims of the shootings in Tucson, Ariz.

“I am deeply saddened by the tragic events in Tucson, and extend my deepest sympathy to all who were injured and the families of those who were killed,” Hoeven said. “During this difficult time, my thoughts and prayers are with Congresswoman Giffords, her family, and the families of all who were injured.”

Other North Dakota and Minnesota congressional officials also released statements yesterday, including former North Dakota Rep. Earl Pomeroy.

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