Boston bombings: Five early reactions from Congress

The dome of the U.S. Capitol Building is seen as the sun sets on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)


Boston bombings: Five early reactions from members of Congress

Most members of Congress played it safe when it came to the Boston Marathon bombings with simple messages that they were keeping victims in their thoughts and prayers.But a few lawmakers already have jumped ahead to start discussing what the attacks might mean for U.S. policy on immigration, among other things.Below are four of the earliest political reactions to this week's events.Halt immigration reformRep. Steve King (AP)Citing since-disproven reports about possible involvement of a Saudi national, Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) …

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