Santa and Mrs. Claus, played by Gerald and Twila Morris, arrive with a 9,000-pound, 74-year-old, 73-foot Engelmann spruce, driven 5,500 miles from White River National Forest in Meeker, Colo., that will 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, arrive with a 9,000-pound, 74-year-old, 73-foot Engelmann spruce, driven 5,500 miles from White River National Forest in Meeker, Colo., that will 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)