Giffords wants money for security improvments; Loughner subpoena battle

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords wants to make security improvements to the home she shares with her husband in Houston.

And she wants to use campaign donations to do so.

The U.S. Capitol police recommended about $2,200 worth of improvements, such as better exterior lighting and an alarm button.

Giffords campaign is asking the federal election commission permission to use the money.

And there is a legal fight over subpoenas in the case of the accused January 8 shooter.

Prosecutors want the judge to quash some subpoenoes issued by Jared Loughner's defense attorneys.

They say the defense issued them without court approval and without giving copies to the prosecution.

One subpoena ordered a Tucson apartment complex to give them a copy of a lease agreement. The defense claims they had court approval.