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    Listen: We Are Already Exhausted And Mike Pence’s Fly Didn’t Help

    “I could really go without gimmicky stuff coming out of debates, like the fly during the VP debate wasn’t something I wanted to see. It’s just like a moment, you can see it, and it’s fine. I don’t need branded swag about it.”

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    A fly rests on the head of Vice President Mike Pence as he takes notes during the vice presidential debate.

    On today's episode:

    1. The FBI said it foiled an alleged right-wing plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

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    2. After getting spotted on TikTok during a weekend of partying in ‘Bama, country music star Morgan Wallen got cut from his appearance on Saturday Night Live.

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    3. TikTok musical theater nerds have created a thing of beauty that you absolutely have to hear.

    4. BuzzFeed News politics writer and editor Katherine Miller joins us to break down last night’s vice presidential debate and what to expect from this next sprint to Election Day. (Also, your fly jokes are bad.)

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    Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris participate in the vice presidential debate.

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