9/11

"9/11" and related terms ("9-11", "September 11", "Sept. 11", "Sept 11", "World Trade Center", "terrorist attacks", "Twin Towers") have been used a total of 158 times by the politicians and political influencers that NPR is tracking.

Why We're Tracking This: The worst terrorist attacks on U.S. soil are no less painful nine years later. With Osama bin Laden still at large and terrorists still threatening the nation, reminders of the jobs left unfinished and the sacrifices made will ring throughout the campaign.

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Tarryl Clark (D)

4,0,0,4,0,0,0,0

  • Last 7 days: 0 uses (up 0% from last week)
  • Overall: 8 uses since Aug. 30

Bob Dold (R)

1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0

  • Last 7 days: 0 uses (up 0% from last week)
  • Overall: 1 uses since Aug. 30

Democrats

39,4,7,16,0,0,0,0

  • Last 7 days: 0 uses (up 0% from last week)
  • Overall: 66 uses since Aug. 30

Candidates

69,2,7,12,0,0,0,0

  • Last 7 days: 0 uses (up 0% from last week)
  • Overall: 90 uses since Aug. 30

'Sparkline' graphs plot each word's motion over the last 8 weeks.

Recent uses of "9/11"

...nation underwent a devastating moment that claimed nearly 3,000 lives, and shook our national security policy to its foundations.On 9/11, for the first time since Pearl Harbor, enemies operating beyond our shores succeeded in carrying out a coordinated attack...

Joe Sestak , via RSS (October 4)

...nation underwent a devastating moment that claimed nearly 3,000 lives, and shook our national security policy to its foundations.On 9/11, for the first time since Pearl Harbor, enemies operating beyond our shores succeeded in carrying out a coordinated attack...

Joe Sestak , via RSS (October 4)

...BREAKING: Bill to provide health care to 9/11 first responders passes the House 268–160....

Tim Kaine (DNC), via Twitter (September 29)

...Very pleased to gavel the James Zadroga 9/11 Health bill to passage (268-160). It is right, fair and just for 9/11 heroes....

Nancy Pelosi, via Twitter (September 29)

...Arcuri Speak In Favor of 9/11 Health and Compensation Act - My remarks this morning speaking in favor of the 9/11 Health and Compensation Act,...

Michael Arcuri, via Facebook (September 29)

...Statement from Zach Rodvold, Campaign Manager, on Bachmann's misguided no vote on 9/11 Victims Health and Compensation Act - Bachmann turns back on first responders, again "Plainly stated, Michele Bachmann does not represent...

Tarryl Clark, via RSS (September 29)

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