President Obama thanked Boston marathon volunteers earlier today:

"Now, I’m not going to speak long," Obama told the assembled crowd. "I’m just -- he started calling me Reverend Obama, so I know -- (laughter) -- I know I was -- I don't want to go on any longer than I need to. The main message, in addition to just giving -- having a chance to shake some hands and give some hugs, is just to say how proud the whole country is of you -- (applause) -- how grateful we are -- how grateful we are that in the face of chaos and tragedy, all of you displayed the very best of the American spirit."

Obama appears to be referring either to Governor Deval Patrick or Mayor Tom Menino.

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