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9/11 events dominate schedules of both tickets

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, left, greets Vice President Mike Pence, right, at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum on Friday. (John Minchillo/AP)

President Trump paid tribute Friday to the “heroes of Flight 93” in Pennsylvania, while Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden shared a moment of grief with a woman in New York whose son died 19 years ago at the World Trade Center.

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Commemorations of the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks are dominating the schedules of both nominees and their respective running mates. What so far has been a relatively subdued day on the campaign trail follows a raucous Trump rally in Michigan on Thursday in which he alleged that Biden would open the country to terrorists and invite members of the loosely organized far-left group antifa to live in suburban neighborhoods.

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