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Congresswoman McCollum Responds: Boston’s Nightmare is Over

April 19, 2013
Press Release

Washington, DC – Tonight, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) responded to the news that law enforcement captured Boston bombings suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev.  Earlier today, his brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was killed.

“The people of Boston and Americans all across the country experienced the horror and tragedy of a terrorist attack.  Yet today, because of the tireless determination and bravery of local, state, and federal law enforcement, this nightmare has ended with the perpetrators of this vicious crime dead and in custody.  In the days ahead, my prayers are with the victims of this attack--including a fallen police officer--and all the people of Boston who showed the world great strength and resolve.”

Congresswoman Betty McCollum serves on the House Appropriations Committee.