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Rhode Island Governor Will Just Call It A 'Christmas Tree' After Ridiculous 'Holiday Tree' Criticism

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 12.02.2013 | Politics

Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee (I) decided Monday that he will officially refer to the 17-foot-tall Colorado blue spruce in the statehouse as a "Chr...

'Holiday' Tree Sparks Christmas Controversy

AP | DAVID KLEPPER | Posted 02.05.2012 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Carolers singing "O Christmas Tree" crashed Rhode Island's Statehouse tree lighting on Tuesday after Gov. Lincoln Chafee unwr...

Governor's Office Gets Thousands Of Calls After Fox News Reports On 'Holiday' Tree Controversy

AP | Posted 02.04.2012 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Thousands of people have lodged complaints over independent Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee's (CHAY'-feez) decision to call ...

Governor Defends Statehouse 'Holiday Tree'

AP | DAVID KLEPPER | Posted 01.29.2012 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The governor said Tuesday that lawmakers upset with his decision to call the blue spruce erected in the Statehouse a holiday ...