Yes, the surge in Affordable Care Act enrollments mattered. Predictable, but still.

What didn't matter? I'll stick with the mid-week gaffes from Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell's campaign and from Iowa Democrat Bruce Braley.

That's what I have. How about you? What do you think mattered this week?

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