According to initial police reports, at least two were killed and dozens injured when the blasts occurred, just after the four-hour mark of the renowned race.
"Right now we need to let the trained emergency personnel do their jobs to ensure that there are no other threats, and that we can get a better sense of what happened," he said. "No matter who or what is responsible, this is a terrible tragedy for our city and our nation. Our thoughts and prayers are with those who have been injured today."
Markey and Lynch will face off in the April 30 Democratic primary, ahead of a June 25 general election. The Senate seat came open when former Sen. John KerryJohn KerryDepleted Dems look to Senate for 2020 nominee Voters want to drain the swamp? They can start with Louisiana GOP As Congress adjusts to Trump, Iran put under the pressure it deserves MORE (D) resigned earlier this year to become secretary of State.