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Louis-Dreyfus Repeat Emmy Winner for Best Actress In A Comedy Series

Comedy veteran Julia Louis-Dreyfus won for lead actress in a comedy series for a second straight year.

Louis-Dreyfus won for her role as a female vice president for the HBO series Veep, the second Emmy won for the comedy series during tonight's the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards telecast. Actor Tony Hale, who plays a personal assistant to Louis-Dreyfus’ VP character, also won the Emmy for best supporting actor in a comedy series.

Including its two tonight, Veep has won three Emmy Awards overall.

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