2012: The Year in Washington, D.C. (83 images)

UPI's top photos from the nation's capital including the return of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and the Affordable Healthcare Act battle.
Updated: Dec. 20, 2012 at 11:01 AM
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People participate in a demonstration against the fiscal cliff showdown and the possible cuts to Medicare on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on December 18, 2012. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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