Eric Cantor mattered.

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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It's been a busy news week! I'll just stick to two things I wrote about: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's defeat matters, and what Hillary Clinton does on her book tour doesn't. But obviously, there's plenty more out there -- and I'm especially interested in anything I may have missed when I was out last weekend and earlier this week. So, if you remember something, chime in.

What do you think mattered this week?

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Jonathan Bernstein at jbernstein62@bloomberg.net