Former New York Gov. George Pataki announces his plans to seek the Republican nomination for president, Thursday, May 28, 2015, at the historic town hall in Exeter, N.H.

Former NY GOP governor Pataki in the race for president

The 9/11-era governor served three terms in his Democratic state.

FILE - This file photo provided Friday, April 19, 2013 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, charged with using a weapon of mass destruction in the bombings on April 15, 2013 near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. On Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder authorized the government to seek the death penalty in the case against Tsarnaev. (AP Photo/Federal Bureau of Investigation, File)

Prosecutors seek 7 years for Boston Marathon bomber’s friend

Prosecutors say there’s no evidence Kadyrbayev knew about the plot to detonate two pressure cooker bombs loaded with shrapnel near the marat…