BENNET STATEMENT ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE SEPTEMBER 11 ATTACKS

Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, released the following statement today in tribute to the Coloradans and Americans who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.

"Today, we honor the lives and the memory of our fellow citizens who died eight years ago in an unthinkable, criminal act of terrorism. This solemn anniversary reminds us of their sacrifice. It reminds us of the extraordinary heroism we witnessed that day. It reminds us that every day since our men and women in uniform have risked their lives to defend our freedoms. The tragic events of September 11th unite us not only in common sorrow for our loss, but in a renewed commitment to the ideals that make America great."

- Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado