What Mattered This Week?

The VA scandal mattered, but maybe not for the reasons you think.
She ended up making the right decision. Photographer: Win McNamee/Getty Images

The Veterans Affairs scandal? Sure, it matters, if for no other reason than because it's likely to have substantive effects. It's likely to improve health care for veterans. I don't think it's very likely that the VA scandal will be a significant factor in November's elections, though.

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