Mitt Romney, Barack Obama campaigns avoid negative politics on 9/11 anniversary

President Barack Obama says the U.S. is safer

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President Barack Obama says the U.S. is safer and its people resilient on the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. (Sept. 11)

The presidential candidates are taking a break from their partisan attacks — but not all their politicking — to remember the 9/11 anniversary.

President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney pulled their negative ads and avoided appearing at campaign rallies in honor of the 11th anniversary of the terrorist strike. But Obama's camp sent former President Bill Clinton to swing-state...

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