President Obama to address the nation on Boston Marathon bombings; Updated with full transcript

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A short while ago, the White House released this photo of the president being briefed on the Boston Marathon bombings:

Here’s a photo of POTUS being briefed on the Boston explosions bit.ly/12gC5hd

— Zachary A. Goldfarb (@Goldfarb) April 15, 2013

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said President Obama will address the country on today’s events:

Reid says Obama speaking to the nation in 20 minutes about Boston attacks

— Manu Raju (@mkraju) April 15, 2013

The White House has confirmed:

WH confirms Obama to address the nation at 6:10 PM

— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) April 15, 2013

Obama will address the nation from the WH briefing room.

— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) April 15, 2013

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Update:

Full transcript of President Obama’s statement on the Boston Marathon explosions: on.wsj.com/139Elpu

— Neal Mann (@fieldproducer) April 15, 2013

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