Thousands have been lining up for tonight’s memorial service in Tucson. Local resident Rebecca Safford has been waiting to get into the University of Arizona’s McKale Center and sent us this picture.
President Obama is speaking at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" program to honor the victims in Saturday’s deadly shooting. Suspect Jared Lee Loughner opened fire at a Safeway parking lot, killing six people and gravely wounding Rep. Gabby Giffords. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, Sec. of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer are scheduled to speak.
MSNBC will be covering the event in its entirety, which starts at 8pm ET. Tom Brokaw and Chris Matthews will join us live at 10pm ET with reaction.