In the world's most populous nation, seven men sit atop 1.4 billion people. They are members of the ruling Communists' Politburo Standing Committee (PBSC), the top decision-making body in a one-party political system.
If current opinion polls are to be believed, this Sunday voters in Japan will return Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to office with an increased majority, putting the 63-year-old conservative on track to become the longest-serving leader in the country's post-war history.
White House chief of staff John Kelly on Thursday leveled fierce criticism against Rep. Frederica Wilson after the Democratic congresswoman publicly criticized President Donald Trump's call with the widow of a fallen soldier.
DC rapper Chaz French's father was "in and out of jail" throughout his childhood. Tony Lewis Jr.'s father, a former drug kingpin, is serving a life sentence. They share their stories with CNN's #GetPolitical series.
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