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. Sitter’s name was drawn from more than 1,000 Wyoming students who provided an ornament for the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree. Here Pelosi poses with members of the Sitter family.
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)
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