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National Christmas Tree Lighting

Obama Lights The National Christmas Tree

AP | Posted 12.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama kicked off the holiday season in Washington on Thursday with the lighting of the national Christmas tree. ...

Get Yer National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Tickets!

AP | Posted 10.25.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The National Park Service is opening a lottery for free tickets to attend this year's National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony in Washi...

WATCH: National Christmas Tree Lights Up

AP | STACY A. ANDERSON | Posted 01.31.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — The new National Christmas Tree is settling into its new digs just south of the White House. President Barack Obama and his family...

PHOTOS: White House Christmas Tree Lighting Is Greener Than You Think

Posted 11.30.2011 | Green

The National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony stands as one of the United States' richest traditions. Nine decades in, the event has gained some green...