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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 new Affordable Care Act information matters quite a bit for the success of the law. It probably doesn't matter much for the midterm elections, though.

That's all I have. What do you have? What do you think mattered this week?

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