File photo of congressman Barber speaking at a news conference in the Federal Court House in Tucson, Arizona

 
File photo of congressman Barber speaking at a news conference in the Federal Court House in Tucson, Arizona
Congressman Ron Barber speaks at a news conference following the sentencing of Jared Loughner in the Federal Court House in Tucson, Arizona in this November 8, 2012 file photo. Democratic U.S. Representative Barber, a former aide to Gabrielle Giffords who was wounded alongside her in a deadly 2011 shooting, said on November 27, 2012 he is recovering after surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from his tongue. REUTERS/Samantha Sais/Files