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Lily Tomlin and Kathryn Joosten arrive at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Kathryn Joosten dies at 72

Kathryn Joosten, a character actress best known as the crotchety, yet loveable, Karen McCluskey on "Desperate Housewives" and the president's secretary on "The West Wing," has died. She was 72.