2016 Presidential Candidates Respond to Paris Attacks

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The 2016 presidential candidates are expressing their condolences and offering their prayers in light of the attacks in Paris Friday that left dozens dead, according to police sources

Shootings and explosions rocked the city and hostages were taken at a local concert hall, according to a police source.

The Department of Homeland Security has stated it does not believe that these attacks pose a threat to the United States.

Republican Jeb Bush was told about the fatalities, and Bush replied "Oh my God," and shook his head. “I haven’t gotten enough information," he said. "I’ve learned that it’s important to know exactly what’s going on."

So far, Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton, as well as several Republican candidates including Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio, have responded on Twitter.

ABC's Madison Jaros contributed to this report.

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