Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks Thursday in Fairfax, Va.
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September 13, 2012 A day after Mitt Romney ignited a debate over his criticism of President Obama's handling of events in North Africa, he largely steered clear of discussing the attack on an American consulate in Libya that left four Americans dead.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton looks on as President Obama hugs a State Department employee Wednesday. Obama met with State Department workers after the killing of four Americans in Libya.
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September 12, 2012 The death of the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans at the hands of extremists there quickly became an issue in the 2012 presidential race. Republican Mitt Romney accused the administration of making an "apology for America's values," and of sending "mixed messages to the world."
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