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BoehnerPOTUS.JPG />House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on the phone with President Barack Obama (photo courtesy Boehner office)

WASHINGTON--In the wake of the Boston bombings on Monday afternoon--during the Boston Marathon-- President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) spoke about 5:30 p.m. ET about the tragedy which left at least two dead and dozens injured, according to a Boehner aide.

From Boehner office: "We expect Boehner will lead a moment of silence in the House from the Speaker's chair for the victims of the Boston bombing during votes this evening at approximately 6:30 PM."

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