5 Stories You'll Care About in Politics This Week

What the ABC News political team will be tracking in the week ahead.

— -- Admit it – you were trying to figure out what zero percent is if we go metric. Or maybe you were busy watching someone taking the whole “running” thing too seriously. Don’t sweat it and don’t drive too fast on the way there -- we’ve got you covered while you’re counting up the number of current Republican candidates for president. It’s 10, and remarkably, that number might not change in the next week, but will grow soon enough.

Here’s a glimpse at some of the stories the ABC News political team will be tracking in the week ahead:

European Vacation

Socially Speaking

Family Affair

President Obama heads to Germany for the G7 summit over the weekend for a packed agenda that includes trade, climate change and global health issues, just to name a few. But talk of ISIS could dominate, particularly as Obama meets with Iraq’s prime minister at the summit for the first time since the fall of Ramadi. The administration’s strategy has come under growing scrutiny, with the 2016 arena providing fresh, daily fodder. The summit -- pointedly being held without Russia’s involvement -- could also gauge sentiments around a possible nuclear agreement with Iran.

Meeting Mitt