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Colbert Owes D.C., Says Nemesis Eleanor Holmes Norton

Moments before Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., headed to the floor to school a nearly empty House chamber on the District's case for statehood, some exciting news broke: CBS tapped comedian and Norton frenemy Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman behind the "Late Show" desk.  

"He did?!" the congresswoman exclaimed, a smile spreading across her face when CQ Roll Call informed her of the news in the Speaker's lobby.