Stars and Stripes' best photos of 2017: Stateside

U.S. Rep. Ted Poe, R-Texas, and other members of a Texas delegation in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, as they urged congressional members to approve funding for recovery efforts following the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey and the anticipated damage from Hurricane Irma, which was on track to hit the U.S.


By STARS AND STRIPES Published: December 31, 2017

From a festive presidential inauguration to a somber recovery effort in Puerto Rico, Stars and Stripes’ Washington, D.C.-based staff documented a year that featured both innovation and time-honored traditions.

Here are some of the top photos taken in and around our nation's capital this year.


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