Santa and Mrs. Claus, played by Gerald and Twila Morris, greet Jodi Duke (left) of Springfield, Va.; her two children, Ethan (bottom left), 9, and Madeleine (bottom right), 7; and her niece, Bella Clopton (second from left), 2, while they wait for a 9,000-pound, 74-year-old, 73-foot Engelmann spruce, driven 5,500 miles from White River National Forest in Meeker, Colo., to be moved into position on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol as this year's Capitol Christmas Tree, in Washington on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Photo by: ANDREW HARNIK

Santa and Mrs. Claus, played by Gerald and Twila Morris, greet Jodi Duke (left) of Springfield, Va.; her two children, Ethan (bottom left), 9, and Madeleine (bottom right), 7; and her niece, Bella Clopton (second from left), 2, while they wait for a 9,000-pound, 74-year-old, 73-foot Engelmann spruce, driven 5,500 miles from White River National Forest in Meeker, Colo., to be moved into position on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol as this year's Capitol Christmas Tree, in Washington on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)