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National Christmas Tree Lighting

President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks during the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) President Barack Obama, with daughter Sasha, and his mother-in-law Marian Robinson, walk to their seats during the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) The 2015 National Christmas Tree is seen before the lighting ceremony on the Ellipse near the White House in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) President Barack Obama with first lady Michelle Obama, and their daughters Sasha, and Malia, and Michelle's mother Marian Robinson, after lighting the National Christmas Tree during the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. On the far left is actress Reese Witherspoon. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) 
              President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, and their daughters Sasha, and Malia, and Michelle's mother Marian Robinson, react as they light the National Christmas Tree during the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. On the far left on stage is actress Reese Witherspoon. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
            President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, and their daughters Sasha, and Malia, and Michelle's mother Marian Robinson, react as they light the National Christmas Tree during the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. At front left is actress Reese Witherspoon. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) First lady Michelle Obama, far right, waves as she and her mother Marian Robinson walk off stage during the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) First lady Michelle Obama with Miss Piggy, left, read 'Twas the Night Before Christmas for children on stage during the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Members of the band Fall Out Boy perform on stage during the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Members of Crosby, Stills & Nash, perform on stage during the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) President Barack Obama, center, with from left to right, singer Andra Day, Aloe Blacc, actress Reese Witherspoon, daughters Malia and Sasha, mother-in-law Marian Robinson and first lady Michelle Obama, sing onstage during the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., departs the chamber as Republicans pushed legislation toward Senate approval that would end President Barack Obama's signature health care law and halt Planned Parenthood's federal money, setting up a veto fight the GOP knows it will lose but thinks will delight conservative voters in next year's elections, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015.  McConnell said that the Affordable Care Act is "punctuated with hopelessness," as he blamed it for rising medical costs and problems encountered by Kentuckians.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) President Barack Obama, left, with daughters Malia and Sasha, mother-in-law Marian Robinson and first lady Michelle Obama sing onstage during the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. Also on stage is actress Reese Witherspoon at left. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) President Barack Obama with Santa Claus and other performers sing on stage during the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) President Barack Obama, leans to talk with his daughters Malia, left, Sasha, second from left, and first lady Michelle Obama's mother Marian Robinson during the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) From right, President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, Michelle's mother Marian Robinson, daughters Sasha, and Malia, look to the stage during the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) From right, President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, and Michelle's mother Marian Robinson, applaud during the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) From left, actress Reese Witherspoon, Sasha Obama, first lady Michelle Obama's mother Marian Robinson, Malia Obama, President Barack Obama, and first lady Michelle Obama, react as they light the National Christmas Tree during the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) From left, actress Reese Witherspoon, Sasha Obama, Malia Obama, President Barack Obama, and first lady Michelle Obama, react as they light the National Christmas Tree during the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks during the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)