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Catherine Thompson

Catherine Thompson is a news writer for Talking Points Memo. Before joining TPM, she worked as a research assistant to investigative reporter Wayne Barrett and interned at The L Magazine. At New York University she served as the deputy managing editor of NYU's student newspaper, The Washington Square News. She can be reached at catherine@talkingpointsmemo.com.

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Comedy Central comedian Stephen Colbert was tapped Thursday as the successor to late-night legend David Letterman's "Late Show" throne. He'll necessarily drop his blowhard-conservative persona from "The Colbert Report" when he heads to the "Late Show" -- but thankfully we won't have to say goodbye to the Colbert character's biting satire until Letterman officially retires in 2015. Revel in five of Colbert's most brilliant moments on the "Report" in the meantime.

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