The Capitol Christmas tree, an Engelmann spruce from the Payette National Forest in Idaho, arrived in Washington, D.C. on Monday after completing a 4,000 mile, three-week long, cross-country journey. The tree will be officially decorated and lit on Dec. 6 on the Capitol building's west lawn. Ali Rizvi McClatchy
The Capitol Christmas tree, an Engelmann spruce from the Payette National Forest in Idaho, arrived in Washington, D.C. on Monday after completing a 4,000 mile, three-week long, cross-country journey. The tree will be officially decorated and lit on Dec. 6 on the Capitol building's west lawn. Ali Rizvi McClatchy

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