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'Soul-searching' follows US shootings

US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is responding well to treatment and can follow simple commands after surgery for gunshot wounds, surgeons say.

The shootings, which claimed the lives of six other people at a Tucson supermarket on Saturday, have sparked a major debate about whether the language of American political debate has become too vicious.

US correspondent Jonny Dymond reports.

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