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WASHINGTON — Congress voted last week to allow families of Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack victims to sue the Saudi government, prompting as much controversy in Colorado as in Washington. The vote overrode a veto by President Barack Obama, who warned it could create a backlash of lawsuits against Americans abroad and alienate a key Middle Eastern ally. Most members of Congress said the magnitude of the attack and its victims warranted an exception to the rule that foreign governments cannot be sued in U.S. courts.