Tim Boyum hears from Spectrum News Washington correspondent Reuben Jones about the new capital Christmas tree, which is from North Carolina. Next, Tim goes over the passage of the Respect for Marriage Act as it heads back to the House and briefly runs through N.C. state Senate leadership updates. Then, Tim meets with Western Governors University president Scott Pulsipher to find out why college enrollment numbers may be dropping. Finally, Tim sits down with former state Sen. Patrick Ballantine to discuss his new children's book promoting unity.