Greenery referred to as a "holiday tree" by Gov. Lincoln Chafee is lit Tuesday in the statehouse in Providence, R.I. Mr. Chafee and Republican state Rep. Doreen Costa battled over whether to call the official spruce a "holiday" tree or a "Christmas" tree. (Associated Press)

Greenery referred to as a "holiday tree" by Gov. Lincoln Chafee is lit Tuesday in the statehouse in Providence, R.I. Mr. Chafee and Republican state Rep. Doreen Costa battled over whether to call the official spruce a "holiday" tree or a "Christmas" tree. (Associated Press)