SNL's Favorite Drunk Girl to Host White House Correspondents' Dinner

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Cecily Strong, former Weekend Update cohost and famous channeler of the girl you wish you never started a conversation with at a party, will perform at the 2015 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner.

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According to Politico, the choice is partly because of her hometown flair.

"Her political humor is sly and edgy, and it comes with a Chicago accent," WHCD President Christi Parsons emailed.

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Strong's dad is also a former Associate Press bureau chief for the Illinois Statehouse, so she's a dyed in the wool political kid. She'll be the just the fourth woman to serve as the dinner's "featured entertainer" in 82 years. USA! USA! USA!

Image via AP.

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Cool. Now can we put her back on Weekend Update in place of Colin Jost?