Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was awarded the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award. “Today we honor a woman who inspires the entire world,” Caroline Kennedy said of the Jewish politician. “When others would have withdrawn from public life, she has challenged us all to reengage in the political process.”
AN EXCELLENT CHOICE: The Republican Security Council is especially enthusiastic about Paul Ryan because of his commitment to peace through strength. Ryan has been in the forefront of efforts to promote our national security. He says "The sequester is bad policy and not in our national interest. It would have a crippling effect on our Armed Forces – resulting in the smallest Army since 1940, the smallest Navy since 1916, and the smallest Air Force in our history.