Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan is reportedly weighing a White House run for 2016. When asked on Sunday about the possibility of a presidential campaign, Ryan said he and his family will “take very seriously and weigh” the decision next year. Continue reading
The new Associated Press-GfK poll offers a look at how nine potential 2016 presidential candidates appeal to the public. Continue reading
Egypt’s new president and former army chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was sworn into office on Sunday following last week’s elections — the second free elections in the country’s history. Continue reading
1. The Brown Bomber: No one received more votes on Tuesday than Gov. Jerry Brown, and it’s hard to see the veteran Democrat biting his fingernails about the fall contest to come. Neither of his main GOP challengers came close to laying a glove on the veteran politician in round one of this gubernatorial contest.
Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner joins Jeffrey Brown from Kiev to discuss Russian President Vladimir Putin’s opposing motivations, the fate of the Donetsk People’s Republic, and last-minute preparations — or lack thereof — leading up to Sunday’s national elections. Continue reading
The Kremlin announced that Russian President Putin has ordered the 40,000 troops massed on the Ukrainian border to retreat to their home bases. However, the NATO secretary general says he sees no sign of movement. Reporting from Donetsk, chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner joins Gwen Ifill to discuss the building tensions in Eastern Ukraine and upcoming national elections. Continue reading
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Wednesday that he is thinking about running for president and that by the time 2016 arrives the controversy over last year’s George Washington Bridge lane closures “will be a footnote.” Continue reading
Indian elections results due Friday provide a chance to repair relations with the U.S. that were strained by the arrest of an Indian diplomat in New York in December. But there’s a big catch: Washington’s uneasy relationship with the man expected to become India’s next prime minister. Continue reading