Reaction to Boston Bombs
Headline Roundup April 16th, 2013
The usual joy and pride surrounding Bostons Marathon was marred by yesterdays attack. Headlines from countries familiar with terrorism were filled with support for the city.
With the Boston Marathon bombings less than 24 hours old some on Capitol Hill are beginning to say the attack shows why Congress shouldrsquove stopped automatic spending cuts from taking hold in March. House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) speaking to reporters Tuesday morning said the bombings are ldquoclearly another place where it demonstrates...
The Senate opened its session on Tuesday with reflections on the tragedy at the Boston Marathon, moments before it began debate on gun-control legislation that evoked the tragedies at Newtown, Conn., in December and Virginia Tech in 2007.