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Kate McKinnon's Emmy win marks a surprising first for 'Saturday Night Live'

Kate McKinnon's Emmy win marks a surprising first for 'Saturday Night Live'

The late night comedy stable has picked up a handful of Emmy statuettes for its guest hosts but never before an Outstanding Supporting Actor or Actress in a Comedy Series award for one of its regular cast members.

McKinnon scored a major upset by winning the Comedy Supporting Actress category, besting such Emmy stalwarts as Allison Janney of the CBS sitcom "Mom". "Jesus Christ", she added, though it was bleeped for the audiences at home.

In her acceptance speech, McKinnon thanked the Democratic presidential candidate, whom she has been impersonating as part of SNL's coverage of the 2016 presidential race. She reiterated, "Thank you, Hillary Clinton". Good sentence. Thank you. I'm shaking guys.' she said. It's really hard making 90 minutes of sketch comedy every week for 42 years", she said, before joking, "Thank you, Ellen DeGeneres. Big fan of yours, too. And Clinton appeared alongside McKinnon in a surprise cameo as a bartender during an October 2015 show.

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The rival Green Bay Packers come to the brand new US Bank Stadium for the Vikings' home opener next Sunday night in primetime. Stefon Diggs caught seven passes for 103 yards for the Vikings . "The defense came through for us and made some big plays".

McKinnon took to the stage at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles in tears and the continued to fall throughout her speech. And not just because you thanked me.

If you look below on Twitter, you can see what Clinton had to say about McKinnon's win.

"On a personal note, thank you to my handsome and hilarious mother and sister".

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