U.S. President Barack Obama hugs Representative Gabrielle Giffords before Obama's State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington

 
U.S. President Barack Obama hugs Representative Gabrielle Giffords before Obama
U.S. President Barack Obama (R) hugs Representative Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) as representative Jeff Flake (R-AZ) (L) looks on before Obama's State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington January 24, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)