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Senate debate: Is Santa Claus an American citizen?
Question of the Day
Is Santa Claus an American citizen?
Mr. Heyman said the United States is conducting a study to determine how far into the Arctic the U.S. continental shelf extends.
“If we were to succeed in this process, in terms of our claim, would that mean that Santa Claus is an American citizen?” the New Jersey Democrat said, deadpan.
“It is my understanding that Santa … is a citizen of the world,” he said.
“You have displayed your diplomatic abilities in an extraordinary fashion,” Mr. Menendez said as he closed the hearing.
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James Morrison joined the The Washington Times in 1983 as a local reporter covering Alexandria, Va. A year later, he was assigned to open a Times bureau in Canada. From 1987 to 1989, Mr. Morrison was The Washington Times reporter in London, covering Britain, Western Europe and NATO issues. After returning to Washington, he served as an assistant foreign editor ...
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