What Mattered This Week?

The Republican budget won't matter as much as some people think.
Did you hear about the Republican budget? Photographer: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

The state revenue data matter. Among other things, it's a sign that better times really may be on their way.

What didn't matter? I'll go with the House Republican budget. Hey, I'm willing to give them credit for trying -- unlike the Senate. But it's not going to have any substantive effect.

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

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