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Some states have benefitted more than others under the Affordable Care Act. We've broken down the 52 Republican senators based on how the uninsured rate changed in their state, whether their state expanded Medicaid or not, how many people gained coverage under expansion and how quickly they'll face voters for reelection.

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Note: Louisiana expanded Medicaid in July 2016 and expansion numbers were unavailable. North Dakota's Medicaid Expansion program, where a person's benefits are administered by Sanford Health Plan, is not the same as traditional Medicaid, where the state of North Dakota processes claims and pays providers directly. Medicaid Expansion has different benefits and program rules. Data: Kaiser Family Foundation, U.S. Census Bureau

Why this matters: This serves as a "who to watch" in the weeks ahead. It shows who will be under the most political pressure when the Senate produces a draft health care bill. If a state has seen drastic coverage gains under the ACA, it stands to reason it could see the most coverage losses under the Republican bill undoing the law.

Yes, but: This doesn't get at philosophical reasons behind repealing and replacing the ACA. For example, Sen. Pat Toomey represents Pennsylvania, one of the states with the most people enrolled in Medicaid under expansion. But Toomey is a budget hawk and believes government spending must be reduced to be sustainable. Thus, he's been fighting for a slower Medicaid spending growth rate under the bill, which leads to larger cuts. It also doesn't account for who could gain coverage or pay less under the Republican bill.

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What happens now that emergency orders are lifting

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Data: National Academy for State Health Policy and various governor declarations; Chart: Sara Wise/Axios

Soon, more than half the states will have ended their formal emergency declarations for the pandemic — which could have ripple effects across the economy.

Why it matters: Lifting those orders will allow businesses to serve more customers, but will also end certain safety nets, including expanded food and housing assistance, as well as eviction protections.

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500 Hong Kong police officers raid pro-democracy newspaper

Chief Operations Officer Chow Tat Kuen (front 2nd R) is escorted by police from the Apple Daily newspaper offices before being put into a waiting vehicle in Hong Kong on Thursday. Photo: Anthony Wallace/AFP via Getty Images

Hong Kong's Apple Daily said 500 police officers searched the pro-democracy newspaper's offices and arrested five senior executives on Thursday.

Why it matters: The arrests of the paper's chief editor, Ryan Law, along with its chief operating officer, two other editors and the CEO of Next Digital, which operates Apple Daily, were made under China's national security law — which gives the government broad power to limit people's political freedom.

World Bank rejects El Salvador's request to help implement bitcoin

President Nayib Bukele, giving a speech in El Salvador's legislative assembly in San Salvado earlier this month, pushed for bitcoin to become legal tender. Photo: Emerson Flores/APHOTOGRAFIA/Getty Images

The World Bank has rejected the government of El Salvador's request to help the country implement Bitcoin as legal tender, Reuters first reported late Wednesday.

Why it matters: The international lender's rejection could hamper the government's goal of making the digital currency accepted across the country within three months.