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LL had the honor of telling Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton that his Twitter account was telling him the House had officially flipped and was now in the control of the GOP.

“Surprise, surprise,” she said.

But relax, Norton said, all is not lost.

“I have absolutely no reason to believe that this is an automatic swing against everything the District is trying to do,” she said, noting that there’s always the Senate or President Obama‘s veto pen to block the GOP’s worst instincts towards the District.

As they say in France, on verra.