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This week in Washington(26 images)

President Joe Biden celebrates Lunar New Year and announces the transfer of tanks to Ukraine, representatives discuss the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Senate judiciary committee holds a hearing to examine entertainment ticketing industry practices and Vice President Kamala Harris swears in new Nebraska Sen. Pete Ricketts, among the highlights of this week in Washington.

Left to right, first lady Jill Biden, President Joe Biden and Elaine Tso, CEO of Asian Services in Action (ASIA), arrive for a Lunar New Year reception in the East Room of the White House on Thursday. Photo by Oliver Contreras/UPI
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A lion, part of the Choy Wun Lion Dance Troupe, walks down the hallway to preform. The event was the first-ever Lunar New Year celebration at the White house. Photo by Oliver Contreras/UPI
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The Biden's offered condolences to the Asian American community at the event in the wake of a massing shooting in California that killed 11 during celebrations for the Asian holiday. Photo by Oliver Contreras/UPI
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President Joe Biden (C) with Secretary of State Antony Blinken (L) and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin (R) as he announces the transfer of M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington on Wednesday. The plan will send 31 U.S. tanks to Ukraine to join Ukrainian troops on the battlefield. Photo by Shawn Thew/UPI
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