D.C. readies for National Christmas tree

President Obama and his family will flip the switch for the 90th annual lighting of the National Christmas tree.

Singers Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat rehearse Dec. 6, 2012, for the lighting of the National Christmas tree on the Ellipse in downtown D.C. later that evening. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

Singers Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat rehearse Dec. 6, 2012, for the lighting of the National Christmas tree on the Ellipse in downtown D.C. later that evening. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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