Colorado Tree Gets Lit Up In Washington

US Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner (R),  assisted by Ryan Shuster (L), a senior at Discovery Canyon Campus, Colorado Spring, Colorado, are seen after flipping on the lights on the US Capitol Christmas Tree during ceremonies December 4, 2012, on the West Front Lawn of the US Capitol in Washington, DC  (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
US-CAPITOL-CHRISTMAS TREE US Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner (R), assisted by Ryan Shuster (L), a senior at Discovery Canyon Campus, Colorado Spring, Colorado, are seen after flipping on the lights on the US Capitol Christmas Tree during ceremonies December 4, 2012, on the West Front Lawn of the US Capitol in Washington, DC (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
John Boehner Lights Capitol Christmas Tree At Ceremony
John Boehner Lights Capitol Christmas Tree At Ceremony
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) speaks during the lighting ceremony of the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree December 4, 2012 at the West Front Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. The year's tree is a 65-foot Engelmann spruce from the Blanco Ranger District of the White River National Forest in Colorado. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Capitol Hill workmen roll up the carpet used by VIP's after the US Capitol Christmas Tree lighting ceremony on December 4, 2012 on the West Front Lawn of the US Capitol in Washington. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
US-CAPITOL-CHRISTMAS TREE
Capitol Hill workmen roll up the carpet used by VIP's after the US Capitol Christmas Tree lighting ceremony on December 4, 2012 on the West Front Lawn of the US Capitol in Washington. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
Capitol Hill workmen roll up the carpet used by VIP's after the US Capitol Christmas Tree lighting ceremony on December 4, 2012 on the West Front Lawn of the US Capitol in Washington. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
US Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner (R) and US Senator Mark Udall from Colorado are seen after flipping on the lights on the US Capitol Christmas Tree during ceremonies December 4, 2012, on the West Front Lawn of the US Capitol in Washington, DC   (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
Udall Boener US Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner (R) and US Senator Mark Udall from Colorado are seen after flipping on the lights on the US Capitol Christmas Tree during ceremonies December 4, 2012, on the West Front Lawn of the US Capitol in Washington, DC (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
John Boehner Lights Capitol Christmas Tree At Ceremony
John Boehner Lights Capitol Christmas Tree At Ceremony
The 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree is seen after U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) lit it up with Ryan Shuster, a senior at Discovery Canyon Campus in Colorado Spring, Colorado, December 4, 2012 at the West Front Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. The year's tree is a 65-foot Engelmann spruce from the Blanco Ranger District of the White River National Forest in Colorado. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
John Boehner Lights Capitol Christmas Tree At Ceremony
John Boehner Lights Capitol Christmas Tree At Ceremony
The 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree is seen after U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) lit it up with Ryan Shuster, a senior at Discovery Canyon Campus in Colorado Spring, Colorado, December 4, 2012 at the West Front Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. The year's tree is a 65-foot Engelmann spruce from the Blanco Ranger District of the White River National Forest in Colorado. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
John Boehner Lights Capitol Christmas Tree At Ceremony
John Boehner Lights Capitol Christmas Tree At Ceremony
U.S. Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO) speaks during the lighting ceremony of the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree December 4, 2012 at the West Front Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. The year's tree is a 65-foot Engelmann spruce from the Blanco Ranger District of the White River National Forest in Colorado. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
John Boehner Lights Capitol Christmas Tree At Ceremony
John Boehner Lights Capitol Christmas Tree At Ceremony
The 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree is seen after U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) lit it up with Ryan Shuster, a senior at Discovery Canyon Campus in Colorado Spring, Colorado, December 4, 2012 at the West Front Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. The year's tree is a 65-foot Engelmann spruce from the Blanco Ranger District of the White River National Forest in Colorado. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
John Boehner Lights Capitol Christmas Tree At Ceremony
John Boehner Lights Capitol Christmas Tree At Ceremony
U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) speaks during the lighting ceremony of the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree December 4, 2012 at the West Front Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. The year's tree is a 65-foot Engelmann spruce from the Blanco Ranger District of the White River National Forest in Colorado. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
US-CAPITOL-CHRISTMAS TREE
US-CAPITOL-CHRISTMAS TREE
A family walks by the US Capitol Christmas Tree after lighting ceremonies December 4, 2012, on the West Front Lawn of the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) speaks during the lighting ceremony of the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree December 4, 2012.  (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)
John Boehner Lights Capitol Christmas Tree At Ceremony
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) speaks during the lighting ceremony of the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree December 4, 2012 at the West Front Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. The year's tree is a 65-foot Engelmann spruce from the Blanco Ranger District of the White River National Forest in Colorado. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) speaks during the lighting ceremony of the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree December 4, 2012. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)
John Boehner Lights Capitol Christmas Tree At Ceremony
John Boehner Lights Capitol Christmas Tree At Ceremony
Soloist Lindsay Lawler (3rd L) performs with her group during the lighting ceremony of the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree December 4, 2012 at the West Front Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. The year's tree is a 65-foot Engelmann spruce from the Blanco Ranger District of the White River National Forest in Colorado. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
US-CAPITOL-CHRISTMAS TREE
US-CAPITOL-CHRISTMAS TREE
A Capitol Hill workman rolls up a microphone cord after the US Capitol Christmas Tree lighting ceremony on December 4, 2012 on the West Front Lawn of the US Capitol in Washington. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
John Boehner Lights Capitol Christmas Tree At Ceremony
John Boehner Lights Capitol Christmas Tree At Ceremony
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) speaks during the lighting ceremony of the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree December 4, 2012 at the West Front Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. The year's tree is a 65-foot Engelmann spruce from the Blanco Ranger District of the White River National Forest in Colorado. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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