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By: CICELY MITCHELL
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HOUSTON (CBS Houston) Monday afternoon, President Barack Obama addressed the nation in reference to the bombings that took place at the Boston Marathon earlier Monday.

President Obama called Boston a “tough and resilient town.” He also added the White House is ready to assist with finding the responsible party or parties of the bombings. Officials continue their arduous tasks of investigating a pair of deadly explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Obama was notified about the blasts at about 3 p.m., EST.

Majority Leader Harry Reid held a moment of silence shortly after 5:30 p.m., EST  on the Senate floor.

President Obama spoke briefly about the bombings but vowed to find who was responsible for the disaster.

Reports of causalities and multiple people  injured inundated the nation’s news outlets.

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