Senate holds moment of silence for Boston Marathon bombing victims

Exactly one week ago, three people were killed and dozens were injured when two bombs went off at the Boston Marathon.

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“We express our condolences to those who lost loved ones,” Reid said. “The United States government and Americans across the country pledge our support to Massachusetts as people continue to recuperate.”

Reid also commended state and local law enforcement and officials who successfully captured one of the suspects Friday night. The other was killed in a shoot out with police.

On Monday, the White House announced that the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon attack would not be treated as an enemy combatant.

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