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Play of the Day: State Legislatures Are Productive--And Terrifying

The laboratories of democracy have nearly unchecked power.

While the country is focusing on the fate of Congressional control this midterm season, other important elections are going unnoticed. Last Week Tonight host John Oliver examines state legislatures and why local politicians wield enormous power—with few checks on their governance.

Plus: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's doppelganger appears on Saturday Night Live to answer a few questions about the state's Ebola quarantine policies.