In one of her last official roles as Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) lights the US Capitol’s Christmas tree during a 5 PM ceremony on the West Front lawn on December 7, 2010 in Washington DC. Helping Speaker Pelosi light the tree, Fairview Wyoming sixth-grader Daniel Sitter (on the left). Sitter’s name was drawn from more than 1,000 Wyoming students who provided an ornament for the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree.
The 67-foot Engelmann spruce came from Wyoming's Bridger-Teton National Forest and was decorated with thousands of ornaments made by Wyoming residents. (Photo by Jeff Malet)