It's 16,500 pounds, 80-feet tall and the U.S. Capitol's new neighbor from Idaho

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 o
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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 o

The story behind the 80-foot Christmas tree outside the U.S. Capitol

December 05, 2016 06:00 AM