Politics in 2016 was dominated by the question of who would be the next President of the United States. But what were the other moments that made headlines?

President Obama started the year, at a fast pace. Starting with an issue that to his dismay has shaped his presidency, gun control part of a busy first 3 months. And then the nuclear deal with Iran and the first visit by a sitting U.S. President to Cuba in almost 90 years.

Antonin Scalia, the court’s most vocal conservative, died in February,…