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This week in Washington(20 images)

The Capitol Christmas tree arrives, newly elected members of Congress visit Capitol Hill and Republicans hold leadership elections, among the highlights of the week of November 14, 2022 in Washington.

A worker attaches ropes to a crane to lift the official U.S. Capitol Christmas tree, a 78-foot red spruce named Ruby, off the flatbed truck that delivered the tree to the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol on Friday. The tree was harvested from the Pisgah National Forest in western North Carolina. Photo by Jemal Countess/UPI
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The tree made several stops in North Carolina communities during a 14-day tour before arriving at the Capitol. Photo by Jemal Countess/UPI
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President Joe Biden speaks to a meeting of business and labor leaders at the White House. Photo by Jemal Countess/UPI
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The focus of the meeting with Biden was building an economy for working families. Photo by Jemal Countess/UPI
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