– Marking the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, former President
"This is really, really important," he told an audience of 2,300 at
Clinton visited FIU to energize support for President
Clinton said he was in Australia when the attacks occurred, and his wife, Secretary of State
Veering from lofty rhetoric to wonky details on government spending to fierce partisanship, Clinton said Obama deserves credit for stopping a "slide into Depression" even though the economy isn't as good as anyone wants.
"The test is not whether you think everything is hunky dory. If that were the test, the president would vote against himself," Clinton said. "The test is whether he's taking us in the right direction, and the answer to that is yes."
He turned professorial at one point, delving into the intricacies of the
Bernadette Green, 24, a graduate student from
But Carlos Troconis, a 18-year-old freshman from Miami, said he wants to hear more from the candidates before deciding for whom he'll vote in his first election. "As for voting for Obama or [
Because of 9/11, a Romney spokesman said the campaign didn't arrange surrogates to refute Clinton. Neither Obama nor Romney did much overt campaigning on Tuesday and both campaigns suspended their advertising.
On Wednesday, Clinton will be in West Palm Beach to help Democratic congressional candidates
Polling shows Florida