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Politicians React To Boston Marathon Explosion (SLIDESHOW)

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Two explosions went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon.

The Associated Press reports:

Two explosions shattered the euphoria of the Boston Marathon finish line on Monday, sending authorities out on the course to carry off the injured while the stragglers in the 26.2-mile trek from Hopkinton were rerouted away from the smoking site of the blasts.

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About three hours after the winners crossed the line, there was a loud explosion on the north side of Boylston Street, just before the photo bridge that marks the finish line. Another thunderous explosion could be heard a few seconds later.

(Click here for the latest updates on the explosions.)

The incident sparked an outpouring of reaction from politicians, who released statements and took to Twitter expressing their support for the victims. Below, a look at some of their reactions:

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