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US President Barack Obama makes a statement from the White House on the capture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing incident, in...
US President Barack Obama makes a statement from the White House on the capture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing incident, in...
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President Obama took questions from the press at the White House briefing room Tuesday, where he spoke of tensions with Syria, his legislative challenges, the Guantanamo Bay hunger strike, and the attacks on Boston.

The last time the president held a solo press conference where he took questions was March 1.

Watch: President Obama takes questions

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