Today, a stubborn handful are still pushing through reforms despite setbacks and disappointments as the country readies for the first round of a highly unpredictable presidential elections.
Brazil's far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro wins nearly half the votes in the country's first-round presidential election, marking a major shift to the right in South America's largest nation.
Donald Trump said on Sunday that his son met with Russians in 2016 at Trump Tower to get information on his opponent Hillary Clinton, saying it was "totally legal" and "done all the time in politics"
In an interview with CBS News, President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he holds Russian President Vladimir Putin personally responsible for Russia's meddling in the 2016 US presidential election.
As France's presidential election approaches, the issue of ties with Russia has been thrown into the campaign spotlight.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is joined by Gold Star father Khizr Khan in urging supporters to be sure to vote in the presidential election.