The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree is lit up during a ceremony on the West Front of the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. The Capitol Christmas Tree is an 80-foot Engelmann Spruce from the Payette National Forest in Idaho.
The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree is lit up during a ceremony on the West Front of the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. The Capitol Christmas Tree is an 80-foot Engelmann Spruce from the Payette National Forest in Idaho. Manuel Balce Ceneta AP
The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree is lit up during a ceremony on the West Front of the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. The Capitol Christmas Tree is an 80-foot Engelmann Spruce from the Payette National Forest in Idaho. Manuel Balce Ceneta AP

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