No, spring training still doesn't matter. Photographer: Brian Blanco/Getty Images

What Mattered This Week?

Jonathan Bernstein is a Bloomberg View columnist. He taught political science at the University of Texas at San Antonio and DePauw University and wrote A Plain Blog About Politics.
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The filibuster stuff I talked about yesterday -- both progress and lack of progress -- matters.

Can I cheat and say that spring training results don't matter? If you don't like that, I'm still pretty convinced that the Obamacare polling doesn't matter very much.

What do you have? What do you think mattered this week?

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(Jonathan Bernstein covers U.S. politics for Bloomberg View. He is co-editor of "The Making of the Presidential Candidates 2012." Follow him on Twitter at @JBPlainblog.)

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