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This week in Washington(27 images)

The Supreme Court meets to discuss legal abortion in the United States; President Joe Biden speaks about the jobs report, participates in the National Christmas Tree lighting, speaks at the National Institute of Health, and signs bills aimed at helping military veterans and discusses the new Omicron coronavirus variant with Dr. Anthony Fauci; Democrats and Republicans speak to the press after their weekly luncheons; and first lady Jill Biden's Christmas decorations are unveiled at the White House among the highlights of the week in Washington, D.C., for November 30, 2021.

From left, first lady Jill Biden, President Joe Biden and LL Cool J stand onstage after lighting the National Christmas Tree at a ceremony held at the Ellipse near the White House on Thursday. Photo by Oliver Contreras/UPI
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Kristin Chenoweth (L) and blues guitarist Keb' Mo' perform a duet during the lighting of the National Christmas Tree. Photo by Mike Theiler/UPI
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Billy Porter performs after the lighting of the National Christmas Tree. Photo by Oliver Contreras/UPI
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Biden pauses to shout back an answer to questions from the press pool as he walks into the White House. The President returned from the National Institutes of Health where he spoke on the administration's plan to continue the fight against COVID-19 and the emerging Omicron variant. Photo by Samuel Corum/UPI
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