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Bill Clinton


In office
January 20, 1993 – January 20, 2001
Vice President Al Gore
Preceded by George H. W. Bush
Succeeded by George W. Bush

40th and 42nd Governor of Arkansas
In office
January 9, 1979 – January 19, 1981
Lieutenant Joe Purcell
Preceded by Joe Purcell (acting)
Succeeded by Frank D. White
In office
January 11, 1983 – December 12, 1992
Lieutenant Winston Bryant (1983-1991)
Jim Guy Tucker (1991-1992)
Preceded by Frank D. White
Succeeded by Jim Guy Tucker

In office
January 3, 1977 – January 9, 1979
Preceded by Jim Guy Tucker
Succeeded by Steve Clark

Born August 19, 1946 (1946-08-19) (age 63)
Hope, Arkansas
Birth name William Jefferson Blythe III
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Hillary Rodham Clinton
Children Chelsea Clinton (b. 1980)
Alma mater Georgetown University (B.S.)
University College, Oxford
Yale Law School (J.D.)
Occupation Lawyer
Religion Baptist
Signature
Website William J. Clinton Presidential Library
.William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III, August 19, 1946)[1] was the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. He was the third-youngest president; only Theodore Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy were younger when entering office.^ LARRY KING, HOST: Tonight, President Bill Clinton, the 42nd president of the United States.
  • CNN.com - Transcripts 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC transcripts.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

^ KING: The 42nd president of the United States is with us.
  • Bill Clinton: 'Shocked' if no health care: The Swamp 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.swamppolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

^ President Bill Clinton will extend this operation in 1993.
  • William Jefferson ("Bill") Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.He became president at the end of the Cold War, and as he was born in the period after World War II, he is known as the first Baby Boomer president.^ And in December we will have been in Iraq longer than we were in World War II. How can anyone still believe that we should have went into Iraq.
  • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

^ With the first elections I already knew, when Bush jr. President of the USA, he should push the world into danger.
  • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Proclamation 6806 - Time for the National Observance of the Fiftieth Anniversary of World War II, 1995 .

[2] .His wife, Hillary Rodham Clinton, is currently the United States Secretary of State.^ CLINTON: Well, what he and the secretary of State and...
  • Bill Clinton: 'Shocked' if no health care: The Swamp 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.swamppolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

^ The head of the state's leading gay-rights group said Hillary Clinton is a disappointment on same-sex marriage.
  • clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.csmngt.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Linda writes: The U.S. government hardly failed – let's remember that President Clinton's wife is our Secretary of State!
  • Cafferty File: Tell Jack how you really feel Blog Archive - Why did Bill Clinton succeed in N. Korea where U.S. govt failed? « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 12:16 UTC caffertyfile.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

.She was previously a United States Senator from New York, and also candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008.^ She has to get re-elected to the Senate from New York.
  • CNN.com - Transcripts 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC transcripts.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Barack Obama for the Democratic presidential nomination.

^ She is working very hard to be the best senator she can be for New York, and I'm proud of all she has already accomplished for our state and America and the world.
  • The Atlantic | March 2003 | Post-President for Life | Fallows 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.theatlantic.com [Source type: Original source]

.Both are graduates of Yale Law School.^ If you’re unable to do that, stick to interviewing graduates of the Yale School for People Who Don’t Read Good.
  • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

^ The guy who graduated 2nd in his law class from Yale, despite having no legacy to get him there.
  • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

^ She -- when she got out of Yale Law School, she could have gone to Chicago where she was from, taken a job in a big law firm, and looked for the first opportunity to run for office.
  • RealClearPolitics - Articles - Interview With Bill Clinton 1 October 2009 5:05 UTC www.realclearpolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

.Clinton was described as a New Democrat and was largely known for the Third Way philosophy of governance that came to epitomize his two terms as president.^ But in what his aides describe as a new speech on fighting terrorism, the president answered Kerry's frequent charge that his administration let Osama bin Laden get away in Afghanistan.
  • CNN.com - Transcripts 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC transcripts.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Arlen Specter (R-PA) wants to have a private sit-down with former President Clinton and another Democrat to question him about his last-minute pardons.
  • Democrats.com Archive: Bill Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC elandslide.org [Source type: News]

^ Bill Clinton: The new leaders of Northern Ireland came to Washington to see the president.
  • RealClearPolitics - Articles - Interview With Bill Clinton 1 October 2009 5:05 UTC www.realclearpolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

[3] .His policies, on issues such as the North American Free Trade Agreement and welfare reform, have been described as centrist.^ December 10, 1993: Clinton Signs North American Free Trade Agreement .
  • William Jefferson ("Bill") Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The second most important issue is Pakistan’s economy; the US wants Pakistan to support free trade agreements.
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^ US President Bill Clinton signs the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which he says will “tear down trade barriers between” the US, Canada, and Mexico.
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[4][5] .Clinton presided over the longest period of peace-time economic expansion in American history, which included a balanced budget and a federal surplus.^ Former President Bill Clinton says his wife first learned of her possible future as Secretary of State the same way that most Americans first heard of Sen.

^ The excerpt also touches upon how after the impeachment trial, pseudo-scandal mongering by the media — including the New York Times — helped deflect public attention from President Clinton’s struggle with terrorism.” .
  • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

^ President Clinton is briefed on the developments, but no action against Pakistan or China is taken at this time.
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[6][7] .The Congressional Budget Office reported a surplus of $236B in 2000, the last full year of Clinton's presidency.^ I had my best years financially when President Clinton was in office.
  • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

^ I can certainly understand why former President Bill Clinton lost his temper at Chris Wallace when the Fox News reporter asked him: [...
  • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

^ That a single fiscal year’s budget could be classified as a “surplus” while adding to the debt is what I call creative accounting - a.k.a.
  • Bill Clinton: 'Shocked' if no health care: The Swamp 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.swamppolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

[8] .On the heels of a failed attempt at health care reform with a Democratic Congress, Republicans won control of the House of Representatives for the first time in forty years.^ Will health care reform help or hurt Democrats in midterm elections?
  • Cafferty File: Tell Jack how you really feel Blog Archive - Why did Bill Clinton succeed in N. Korea where U.S. govt failed? « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 12:16 UTC caffertyfile.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ We have two wars going on, a recession, a housing crisis, global warming, Katrina, a health care crisis, immigration, terrorism, and so on.

^ You cannot argue the fact that Bush and McCain tried to regulate fannie and freddie over 2 years ago and were shot down by the DEMOCRATIC congress.
  • Bill Clinton's drive to increase homeownership went way too far - BusinessWeek 19 November 2009 17:56 UTC www.businessweek.com [Source type: Original source]

[9] .Two years later, in 1996, Clinton was re-elected and became the first member of the Democratic Party since Franklin D. Roosevelt to win a second term as president.^ CLINTON: If she gets re-elected?
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^ Look, the president is the leader of the Democratic Party.
  • Bill Clinton: 'Shocked' if no health care: The Swamp 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.swamppolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Bill Clinton is re-inaugurated as president.
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[10] Later he was impeached for obstruction of justice, but was subsequently acquitted by the U.S. Senate.[11][12]
.Clinton left office with an approval rating at 66%, the highest end of office rating of any president since World War II.[13] Since then, he has been involved in public speaking and humanitarian work.^ So it was left to an angry woman in this city in which, as the Soviets saw it, they helped save the world from the Nazis, to inform me that President Ronald Reagan had threatened to bomb the USSR. .

^ And in December we will have been in Iraq longer than we were in World War II. How can anyone still believe that we should have went into Iraq.
  • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

^ New Clear (spelling intended via Bush) is a separate issue, Release of the journalists is based on humanitarian issue and should not be seen as related to the Office of The President.
  • Cafferty File: Tell Jack how you really feel Blog Archive - Why did Bill Clinton succeed in N. Korea where U.S. govt failed? « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 12:16 UTC caffertyfile.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

.Clinton created the William J. Clinton Foundation to promote and address international causes such as treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS and global warming.^ 'This is an urgent problem as there are hundreds of people dying every day,' Coordinator of the HIV/AIDS initiative at the Clinton Presidential Foundation, Ira Magaziner, said.
  • Democrats.com Archive: Bill Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC elandslide.org [Source type: News]

^ He and Clinton and the US government are the ones responsible for creating and promoting terrorism throughout the world.
  • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Clinton Foundation Provides Help to Caribbean AIDS Patients 31-Aug-02 Bill Clinton Our last constitutionally-elected President continues his good works: "The William J Clinton Presidential Foundation is working to assist Caribbean countries in preventing the spread of HIV AIDS and to treat patients, officials say.
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.In 2004, he released his autobiography My Life, and was involved in his wife Hillary's 2008 presidential campaign and subsequently in that of President Barack Obama.^ Barack Obama's presidential candidacy.

^ Barack Obama for the Democratic presidential nomination.

^ Barack Obama to nominate Hillary Clinton as secretary of state.

In 2009, he was named United Nations Special Envoy to Haiti.[14] .In the aftermath of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, Clinton teamed with George W. Bush to form the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund.^ George Bush can’t even be asked “How are you?” these days without throwing a temper tantrum-and jumble his words and not form a sentence in the process.
  • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

^ One of the many entries: January 2001: Outgoing Clinton officials say “The Bush team thinks we’re obsessed with terrorism”.
  • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

^ [Source: ABC News] George W. Bush is inaugurated as the 43rd US President, replacing Bill Clinton.
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Contents

Early life and career

William Jefferson Blythe, III, in 1950 at age four. Known at the time as Billy, he did not formally adopt his stepfather's name until age fourteen.
.Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe, III, in Hope, Arkansas.^ Entity Tags: Sandy Berger , Al-Qaeda , Richard A. Clarke , Anthony Zinni , Madeleine Albright , Osama bin Laden , Delta Force , William Jefferson (“Bill”) Clinton , Henry Hugh Shelton .
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^ Entity Tags: William Jefferson (“Bill”) Clinton .
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^ Entity Tags: Clinton administration , Bush administration , William Jefferson (“Bill”) Clinton , Jake Siewert .
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[15] His father, William Jefferson Blythe, Jr., was a traveling salesman who died in an automobile accident three months before Bill was born.[1] .Following his birth, in order to study nursing, his mother Virginia Dell Cassidy (1923–1994), traveled to New Orleans, leaving Bill in Hope with grandparents Eldridge and Edith Cassidy, who owned and operated a small grocery store.^ Bill has such a deep respect for the institution of marraige, as evidenced by his own behavior toward a woman he claims to love and who is the mother of his child.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Clinton speaks out on decision to support same-sex marriage « - Blogs from CNN.com 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

^ SEPTEMBER 29, 2005: Seven hundred : That is the number of Iraqi soldiers -- one battalion's worth -- who can operate on their own in battle.

^ Executive Order 13024 - Amending Executive Order 12015, Relating to Competitive Appointments of Students Who Have Completed Approved Career-Related Work Study Programs .

[16] .At a time when the Southern United States were racially segregated, Bill's grandparents sold goods on credit to people of all racial groups.^ LARRY KING, HOST: Tonight, President Bill Clinton, the 42nd president of the United States.
  • CNN.com - Transcripts 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC transcripts.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

^ North Korea is starving it's people and they can use a lot of help from other countries like the United States.
  • Cafferty File: Tell Jack how you really feel Blog Archive - Why did Bill Clinton succeed in N. Korea where U.S. govt failed? « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 12:16 UTC caffertyfile.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ All Americans know about the incredibly political and influential role of Hillary Clinton when she served honorably as First Lady of the United States.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Bill Clinton in an Obama Administration? « - Blogs from CNN.com 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

[16] In 1950, Bill's mother returned from nursing school and shortly thereafter married Roger Clinton, who together with his brother owned an automobile dealership in Hot Springs, Arkansas.[16] The family moved to Hot Springs in 1950.
Bill Clinton Boyhood Home in Hope, Arkansas
Although he assumed use of his stepfather's surname, it was not until Billy (as he was known then) turned fourteen that he formally adopted the surname Clinton as a gesture toward his stepfather.[16] Clinton says he remembers his stepfather as a gambler and an alcoholic who regularly abused his mother and half-brother Roger Clinton, Jr., to the point where he intervened multiple times with the threat of violence in order to protect them.[16][17]
In Hot Springs, Clinton attended St. John's Catholic Elementary School, Ramble Elementary School, and Hot Springs High School - where he was an active student leader, avid reader, and musician.[16] .He was in the chorus and played the tenor saxophone, winning first chair in the state band's saxophone section.^ He played the saxophone with the band, and within the year he started building for his 1992 campaign."
  • Democrats.com Archive: Bill Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC elandslide.org [Source type: News]

He briefly considered dedicating his life to music, but as he noted in his autobiography My Life:
.Sometime in my sixteenth year I decided I wanted to be in public life as an elected official.^ Oxf is sometimes used in official publications.
  • Bill Clinton - US President | Juggle.com 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.juggle.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I am listing from past 35 years of my life from QD Chisty ,MS Agwani +Hindu Media !!??
  • Bill Clinton tells FP what to read, who to watch, and why there's a chance of Middle East peace in 2010 | Foreign Policy 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.foreignpolicy.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ March 2, 2008: It is one year since Dmitry Medvedev was officially elected president of Russia.

.I loved music and thought I could be very good, but I knew I would never be John Coltrane or Stan Getz.^ So my view of this is that I never thought she had a big lead in Iowa and never thought she could have one.
  • RealClearPolitics - Articles - Interview With Bill Clinton 1 October 2009 5:05 UTC www.realclearpolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Any further thoughts on my report title would be very much appreciated...
  • Bill Clinton's drive to increase homeownership went way too far - BusinessWeek 19 November 2009 17:56 UTC www.businessweek.com [Source type: Original source]

^ And I felt very grateful to be going under the surgery without serious damage to my heart so that I thought I could make a recovery.
  • CNN.com - Transcripts 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC transcripts.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

.I was interested in medicine and thought I could be a fine doctor, but I knew I would never be Michael DeBakey.^ Would never have heard a peep about this but they thought that it would be to their advantage politically.
  • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

^ So my view of this is that I never thought she had a big lead in Iowa and never thought she could have one.
  • RealClearPolitics - Articles - Interview With Bill Clinton 1 October 2009 5:05 UTC www.realclearpolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

^ CLINTON: Yes, I never had any idea that they knew that much about it, but it was interesting.
  • CNN.com - Transcripts 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC transcripts.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

But I knew I could be great in public service.[16]
.In 1963, two influential moments in Clinton's life contributed to his decision to become a public figure.^ Branch would visit the White House whenever Clinton said he had a few hours free, and the two would have a candid conversation on the political events of the moment.
  • Bill Clinton 'Nervous' About Book Detailing Secret Interviews -- Politics Daily 10 February 2010 12:16 UTC www.politicsdaily.com [Source type: General]

^ Marc Rich demonstrated why the Clintons had such faith in him by proceeding to become a major figure in the Oil-for-Food scandal … .

^ Nearly a decade has passed since Bill Clinton left the White House, but despite becoming a private citizen, the former president never left the public eye.
  • Bill Clinton: News & Videos about Bill Clinton - CNN.com 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC topics.cnn.com [Source type: News]

.One was his visit to the White House to meet President John F. Kennedy, as a Boys Nation senator.^ Its president, Islam Karimov, was even rewarded with a White House visit.

^ The former president started with a discussion of the Clinton Global Initiative, an annual meeting of donors for social action that will meet today in New York, which he has undertaken since leaving the White House.
  • Bill Clinton: 'Shocked' if no health care: The Swamp 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.swamppolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

^ And what did I see but an image of our slain president, John Fitzgerald Kennedy , in a store front window on the Ginza -- being used to sell glasses.

[16][17] The other was listening to Martin Luther King's 1963 I Have a Dream speech (he memorized Dr. King's words).[18]
Clinton attended the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., receiving a degree in 1968, during which he ran for President of the Student Council.
.With the aid of scholarships, Clinton attended the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., receiving a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service (B.S. F.S.) degree in 1968. He spent the summer of 1967, the summer before his senior year, working as an intern for Arkansas Senator J. William Fulbright.^ CLINTON: When your governor was the mayor of this city and before when he was prosecutor, we worked together to bring down the crime rate.
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^ Bill Clinton: But Senator Edwards has a well-earned, huge cadre of support in Iowa because he's worked it for seven long years.
  • RealClearPolitics - Articles - Interview With Bill Clinton 1 October 2009 5:05 UTC www.realclearpolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Clinton's law license will be suspended for five years, and he will pay a $25,000 fine to bar officials in Arkansas.
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[16] While in college he became a brother of Alpha Phi Omega and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Clinton was also a member of Youth Order of DeMolay, but he never actually became a Freemason.[19] He is a member of Kappa Kappa Psi's National Honorary Band Fraternity, Inc.[20]
.Upon graduation he won a Rhodes Scholarship to University College, Oxford where he studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics, though as a result of switching programs and leaving early for Yale, he did not obtain a degree there.^ Chelsea Clinton will go on to study international relations at Oxford University, where her father was a Rhodes Scholar from 1968 to 1970.
  • Democrats.com Archive: Bill Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC elandslide.org [Source type: News]

^ Clinton's campaign appearances are especially important in light of a recent poll by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies.
  • CNN.com - Transcripts 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC transcripts.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Did he have some prior knowledge he was going to be given that question needlessly, because othewise he was there to support a program he was helping.
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[17][21] .He developed an interest in rugby union, playing at Oxford[22] and later for the Little Rock Rugby club in Arkansas.^ Remarks at a Gore 2000 Meeting in Little Rock, Arkansas .

^ Remarks on Arrival in Little Rock, Arkansas .

^ Remarks on Departure for Little Rock, Arkansas, and an Exchange With Reporters .

While at Oxford he also participated in Vietnam War protests, including organizing an October 1969 Moratorium event.[16] .In later life he admitted to smoking cannabis at the university, but famously said that he "never inhaled".[16][17] He was a contemporary of figures including Christopher Hitchens, Robert Jackson, William Waldegrave, Edwina Currie, Stephen Milligan, John Scarlett, William Blair, John Redwood and Gyles Brandreth.^ Press Briefing by Secretary of State Warren Christopher, Secretary of Defense William Perry, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs General John Shalikashvili .

^ Press Briefing by Secretary of State Warren Christopher, Secretary of Defense William Perry, and Secretary of Treasury Robert Rubin .

[23]
.Clinton's political opponents charge that, during his college years, he used the political influence of a U.S. Senator who employed him as an aide to avoid being drafted into the Vietnam War.^ Was AWOL during the Vietnam war.
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^ I was in the service (Army) during the Clinton years.
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^ Washington Post, 1/17/1999 ] Accusations of Political Distraction - Many of Clinton’s political opponents, including Republican lawmakers and conservative commentators and radio hosts, accuse Clinton, both during and after the strikes, of attempting to use a military operation to distract the nation from his admission of a sexual liaison with intern Monica Lewinsky.
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[24] Col. Eugene Holmes, an Army officer who was involved in Clinton's case, issued a notarized statement during the 1992 presidential campaign: "...I was informed by the draft board that it was of interest to Senator Fullbright's office that Bill Clinton, a Rhodes Scholar, should be admitted to the ROTC program... I believe that he purposely deceived me, using the possibility of joining the ROTC as a ploy to work with the draft board to delay his induction and get a new draft classification."[25][26]
.Clinton did not join the ROTC program, but the temporary ROTC status prevented him from being drafted.^ Bill Clinton when Hillary declined to join him and Madeline Albright in a three way.
  • Bill Clinton - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC uncyclopedia.wikia.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Also now instead of a single conversation he allegedly overheard at a casino regarding someone voting for hillary being told they would not be able to, he now spoke to someone who told him that union officials prevented them from voting, did you report this bill?
  • Bill Clinton Scolds Media ... Again - Political Radar 19 November 2009 17:56 UTC blogs.abcnews.com [Source type: General]

^ GREENFIELD (VO) Even the widely publicized charges of marital infidelity three weeks ago did not derail his campaign, but when The Wall Street Journal last week charged that Clinton had received a Vietnam draft deferment for an ROTC program he never joined, the ground seemed to shift.
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This was not illegal, but it became a source of criticism from conservatives and some Vietnam veterans.[27][28][29]
.After Oxford, Clinton attended Yale Law School and obtained a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree in 1973.[17] While at Yale, he began dating law student Hillary Rodham, who was a year ahead of him.^ Hillary Rodham Clinton would make her husband a roaming ambassador to the world if she is elected president, with the aim of improving America's tattered image.

^ Not Hillary Clinton, who just held a major "unity" event with Barack Obama and backed him with apparent enthusiasm.

^ Some years back, when Chris Wallace was at NBC, he got annoyed at a member of the TV crew who kept calling him “Chris,” and told the crew member “Call me Mr. Wallace.” The crew member shot back, “Mr.
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They married on October 11, 1975, and their only child, Chelsea, was born on February 27, 1980.
.During Yale, Clinton took a job with the McGovern campaign and was assigned to lead McGovern's effort in Texas.^ (A rare exception came during a light moment on the campaign trail last weekend, when Obama took Bill Clinton to task for saying during his 1992 presidential bid that he had smoked marijuana, but never inhaled.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Bill Clinton in an Obama Administration? « - Blogs from CNN.com 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ At a press conference during the visit, Clinton also supported the Kazakh goal to lead the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.

^ In doing so, the senator from Illinois also took a subtle slap at the Clintons, who are campaigning under the banner of "Ready for Change, Ready to Lead."

.He spent considerable time in Dallas, Texas, at the McGovern campaign's local headquarters on Lemmon Avenue where he had an office.^ The two fell in love and moved together to Texas, where they worked on George McGovern's Presidential campaign in 1972.
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^ More than eight years after leaving office, Bill Clinton has now spent more time as a former president than he did as president.
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^ "I'm sure I spent more time in Texas than anybody else who had run for President recently."
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.There, Clinton worked with Ron Kirk, who was later elected mayor of Dallas twice, future governor of Texas Ann Richards, and then unknown television director (and future filmmaker) Steven Spielberg.^ For many reasons, including his work in Africa, I hope that President Clinton wins the Nobel Peace Prize in the near future.
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^ Bill Clinton tells FP what to read, who to watch, and why there's a chance of Middle East peace in 2010 .
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^ Its bizarre, during the Clinton administration there were many who said that she was running the country.
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Political career 1978-1992

Governor of Arkansas

.After graduating from Yale Law School, Clinton returned to Arkansas and became a professor at the University of Arkansas.^ Law professor and House candidate Bill Clinton.
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^ Clinton's law license will be suspended for five years, and he will pay a $25,000 fine to bar officials in Arkansas.
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^ If you’re unable to do that, stick to interviewing graduates of the Yale School for People Who Don’t Read Good.
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.A year later, he ran for the House of Representatives in 1974. The incumbent, John Paul Hammerschmidt, defeated Clinton by a 52% to 48% margin.^ [Source: About (.com)] Bill Clinton, a University of Arkansas law professor and candidate for the House of Representatives, says his opponent, John Paul Hammerschmidt (R-AR), is wrong in opposing President Nixon’s resignation, and is wrong to question whether Nixon committed impeachable offenses.
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^ Message to the House of Representatives Returning Without Approval Legislation for Emergency Supplemental Appropriations and Rescissions for Fiscal Year 1995 .

^ Message to the House of Representatives Returning Without Approval the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1996 .

Without opposition in the general election, Clinton was elected Arkansas Attorney General in 1976.[17]
Clinton, as the newly elected Governor of Arkansas meeting with President Jimmy Carter in 1978.
.Clinton was elected Governor of Arkansas in 1978, having defeated the Republican candidate Lynn Lowe, a farmer from Texarkana.^ HOWEVER, without term limits we’d have been looking at 20 years of Reagan the rhinestone cowboy, and Clinton would still be governor of Arkansas.
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He became the youngest governor in the country at age thirty-two. .He worked on educational reform and Arkansas's roads, with wife Hillary leading a successful committee on urban health care reform.^ Jack, we should send Bill out to explain Health Care Reform at the Town Hall meetings.
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^ Will health care reform help or hurt Democrats in midterm elections?
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^ But if everyone is ok with 70% of what they make going to health care, education, and everything else under the sun - can I please have my mandated 35 hour work week and one month of vacation a year too?
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.However, his term included an unpopular motor vehicle tax and citizens' anger over the escape of Cuban refugees (from the Mariel boatlift) detained in Fort Chaffee in 1980. Monroe Schwarzlose of Kingsland in Cleveland County, polled 31% of the vote against Clinton in the Democratic gubernatorial primary of 1980. Some suggested Schwarzlose's unexpected voter turnout foreshadowed Clinton's defeat in the general election that year by Republican challenger Frank D. White.^ I am a Democrat and voted for Clinton, but facts are facts.
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^ The Washington Post gives some of the details and forecasts what Clinton can do for Kerry in the remaining sixteen days before the election.

^ 'So we lost a couple of elections,' Mr. Clinton told a meeting of Democratic leaders in New York Tuesday.
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.As Clinton once joked, he was the youngest ex-governor in the nation's history.^ Chelsea Clinton, 21, who once talked of becoming a pediatric cardiologist, leaves with a degree in history...
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[17]
.Clinton joined friend's Bruce Lindsey's law firm of Wright, Lindsey and Jennings, though he spent most of the next two years working on his re-election campaign.^ Bill Clinton: But Senator Edwards has a well-earned, huge cadre of support in Iowa because he's worked it for seven long years.
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^ It's not former president Bush's fault that these crises carried over, and Clinton certainly didn't spend the next two years blaming his predecessor for them."
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^ The federal government added to the debt every year that Clinton was in office - including his last two years in office when he supposedly managed miraculous budget surpluses.
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.Clinton was again elected governor and kept his job for ten years.^ Charles Rangel (D-Harlem) drew cheers when he hailed Clinton as "the last elected president of the U.S." and said, "It is our job to say we're not getting over Florida."
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^ HOWEVER, without term limits we’d have been looking at 20 years of Reagan the rhinestone cowboy, and Clinton would still be governor of Arkansas.
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He helped Arkansas transform its economy and significantly improve the state's educational system. .He became a leading figure among the New Democrats.^ Sir this news was came in -Leading news paper of india , so Lal Krishan Advaani became Vice Prime minister of india !
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[3] .The New Democrats, organized within the Democratic Leadership Council (DLC) were a branch of the Democratic Party that called for welfare reform and smaller government, a policy supported by both Democrats and Republicans.^ Footnote to the Democratic primary: Among the worries of the party faithful about New York Sen.

^ They do a tremendous job for eight years then John Edwards runs for President with the full support of President Obama, the democratic party and America.
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^ I truly do not, with all my heart, understand how people in this United States can support the Republican party and feel good about themselves.
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He served as Chair of the National Governors Association from 1986 to 1987, bringing him to an audience beyond Arkansas.[17]
.
Clinton made economic growth, job creation and educational improvement high priorities.
^ Statement on Economic Expansion and Job Creation .

.For senior citizens, he removed the sales tax from medications and increased the home property tax exemption.^ PROPERTY TAXES that made home ownership so unreachable.
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.In the early 1980s, Clinton made reform of the Arkansas education system a top priority.^ CNN, 12/19/2000 ] Clinton gives Bush his list of his top five priorities.
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^ December 2, 1998: Clinton Meets Pakistani Leader but Bin Laden Not Top Priority .
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^ December 19, 2000: Clinton Tells Bush His Top Priority Should Be Bin Laden; Bush Says It’s Saddam Hussein Instead .
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.The Arkansas Education Standards Committee, chaired by Clinton's wife, attorney and Legal Services Corporation chair Hillary Rodham Clinton, succeeded in reforming the education system, transforming it from the worst in the nation, into one of the best.^ Hillary Rodham Clinton would make her husband a roaming ambassador to the world if she is elected president, with the aim of improving America's tattered image.

^ One more reason in a very long list of reason that I have to believe that Clinton was the very worst president that this nation has ever seen...
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^ Hillary Rodham Clinton will join 1,600 other seniors at commencement in the football stadium.
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This has been considered by many the greatest achievement of the Clinton governorship. .Clinton and the committee were responsible for state educational improvement programs, notably more spending for schools, rising opportunities for gifted children, an increase in vocational education, raising of teachers' salaries, inclusion of a wider variety of courses, and mandatory teacher testing for aspiring educators.^ Changing admission rules and rent calculations to reward working families and increase opportunity and responsibility.
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^ "We've got to spread the benefits and shrink the burdens of the modern world," Clinton said, citing his administration's debt relief program that directed money toward education.
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^ But still, you know, we've had -- healthcare is better for 48 million kids, education is better for 10 million, 12 million more children have access to safe drinking water.
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[3][17]
.The Clinton's personal and business affairs during the 1980s included transactions which became the basis of the Whitewater investigation, which dogged his later presidential administration.^ Listen to her describe how Ken Starr tried to blackmail mail her into manufacturing evidence against President Bill Clinton in the 'Whitewater' investigation.
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^ Hillary Rodham Clinton was the business baggage of Bill Clinton, including his lucrative relationship with Vinod Gupta, founder and CEO of the infoUSA database and marketing firm.

^ Sep-00 Bill Clinton Don't count on the Independent Counsel to make a big deal out of clearing the Clintons in the Whitewater investigation.
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[30] .After extensive investigation over several years, no indictments were made against the Clintons related to the years in Arkansas.^ CLINTON: But we also made some real progress and -- and I developed respectful relations with Kim Jong Il and with his father, Kim Il Sung, because I was very direct with them, very straightforward, no ambiguity, but I never tried to humiliate them in public.
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^ Listen to her describe how Ken Starr tried to blackmail mail her into manufacturing evidence against President Bill Clinton in the 'Whitewater' investigation.
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^ President Clinton is briefed on the developments, but no action against Pakistan or China is taken at this time.
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[17][31]
He defeated a total of four Republican candidates for governor, Lowe (1978), White (1982 and 1986), and businessmen Woody Freeman of Jonesboro (1984) and Sheffield Nelson of Little Rock (1990).

Democratic presidential primaries of 1988

Governor and Mrs. Clinton attend the Dinner Honoring the Nation's Governors in the White House with President Ronald Reagan and first lady Nancy Reagan, 1987. Though Governor Clinton had little to do with national politics at the time, Hillary Rodham had, several years previously, clashed over Legal Services Corporation funding with President Reagan as the organization's chair, a position she was appointed to by President Carter.
.In 1987 there was media speculation Clinton would enter the race after then-New York Governor Mario Cuomo declined to run and Democratic front-runner Gary Hart withdrew owing to revelations of marital infidelity.^ This country would be a better place if we had more democrats like Clinton and Gore!
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^ Clinton News Network would not be able to claim "ignorance" for planting a mole (or 20).
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^ Footnote to the Democratic primary: Among the worries of the party faithful about New York Sen.

.Clinton decided to remain as Arkansas governor (following consideration for the potential candidacy of Hillary Rodham Clinton for governor, initially favored, but ultimately vetoed, by the First Lady).^ Hillary Rodham Clinton would make her husband a roaming ambassador to the world if she is elected president, with the aim of improving America's tattered image.

^ Hillary Rodham Clinton will join 1,600 other seniors at commencement in the football stadium.
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^ All Americans know about the incredibly political and influential role of Hillary Clinton when she served honorably as First Lady of the United States.
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[17] For the nomination, Clinton endorsed Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis. .However, he gave the opening night address at the 1988 Democratic National Convention, which was nationally televised, but it was criticized for length.^ Statement on the 1996 Democratic National Convention .

^ Barack Obama, in the form of criticism by other Democrats of Obama's relatively short national-security resume.

^ As the Democratic Convention opens, that deficit is now an expanding budget surplus.
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[32] Presenting himself as a moderate and a member of the New Democrat wing of the Democratic Party, he headed the moderate Democratic Leadership Council in 1990 and 1991.[3][33]

1992 presidential campaign

.Due to his youthful appearance he was often called the "Boy Governor". In the first contest, the Iowa caucus, he finished a very distant third to Iowa Senator Tom Harkin.^ Remarks at a Reception for Senator Tom Harkin in Des Moines .

^ Remarks at a Rally for Senator Tom Harkin in Indianola, Iowa .

^ Remarks at a Dinner for Senator Tom Harkin in Des Moines .

.During the campaign for the New Hampshire Primary reports of an extramarital affair with Gennifer Flowers surfaced.^ ABC News has an interview with former President Bill Clinton in which he says he's not a racist for the things he said during the Democratic primary race between his wife, Sen.

.As Clinton fell far behind former Massachusetts Senator Paul Tsongas in the New Hampshire polls,[17] following the Super Bowl, Clinton and his wife Hillary went on 60 Minutes to refute the charges.^ The Jr. Senator from New York Challenges the Jr. Resident from Texas 14-Feb-01 Bill Clinton In her first Senate speech, Hillary Clinton (D-NY) challenged Resident Bush to embrace the bi-partisan patients' bill of rights offered by Sen.
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^ WASHINGTON (CNN) - Democrat Barack Obama has become increasingly critical of presidential rival Hillary Clinton as the primaries draw near, but when it comes to the New York senator's famous husband, Obama has nothing but praise.
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^ Obama's comments are so true when he point out that Hillary's claims of experience just because she was Bill Clinton's wife are really ridiculous.
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Their television appearance was a calculated risk but Clinton regained several delegates. He finished second to Tsongas in the New Hampshire primary, but after trailing badly in the polls and coming within single digits of winning, the media viewed it as a victory. .On election night, Clinton labeled himself "The Comeback Kid", earning a firm second place finish.^ But Bill Clinton is six weeks younger than his successor, and was only fifty-four when he finished his second term.

^ Bill Clinton himself broke the information quarantine by calling the Larry King show last night.

[17]
.Winning the big prizes of Florida and Texas and many of the Southern primaries gave Clinton a sizable delegate lead.^ She thinks it would be easier to argue to superdelegates that Clinton should be the nominee if the Michigan and Florida delegations were seated.

^ The last thing Barack Obama's campaign wanted at this morning's Democratic Party showdown over the Michigan and Florida delegates was a big clash outside between their supporters and those of Hillary Clinton.

^ The Clinton supporters want to see the full seating of the "Florigan" delegates, and anything short of that seems unlikely to change the dynamic of the race in which Obama has a strong lead.

.However, former California Governor Jerry Brown was scoring victories and Clinton had yet to win a significant contest outside of his native South.^ HOWEVER, without term limits we’d have been looking at 20 years of Reagan the rhinestone cowboy, and Clinton would still be governor of Arkansas.
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[17][33]
.With no major Southern state remaining, Clinton targeted the New York primary, which contained a large number of delegates.^ Footnote to the Democratic primary: Among the worries of the party faithful about New York Sen.

^ 'So we lost a couple of elections,' Mr. Clinton told a meeting of Democratic leaders in New York Tuesday.
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^ Consumers' Cooperative Societies in New York State (English) (as Author) Converse, Florence, 1871-1967 .
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.He scored a resounding victory in New York City, shedding his image as a regional candidate.^ Unlike most people, he wanted to get out of New York City.

^ The group agrees that New York City airports should go on a maximum security alert that weekend and security should be boosted at other East Coast airports.
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^ Her husband who is an Emmy awared winning camera man (and a Republican)was filming for NBC in New York City on 9-11 and ended up as a first responder.
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[33] .Having been transformed into the consensus candidate, he secured the Democratic Party nomination, finishing with a victory in Jerry Brown's home state of California.^ DES MOINES -- Iowa is abuzz with presidential politics today, with seven Republican and Democratic candidates and a former president in the state today.

^ In a measure of the strengthened position Democrats enjoy in the mid-term elections, the national party is now pumping money and star power into a conservative southern state that was supposed to be safe turf for Republicans.

^ Former President Bill Clinton, the Democratic Party’s fundraiser-in-chief, paid a visit Thursday to a state he had twice written off in his own campaigns: Virginia.

[17]
Bill Clinton with Ross Perot, Independent, and President George H. W. Bush, Republican, in a national debate.
.Clinton won the 1992 presidential election (43.0% of the vote) against Republican incumbent George H. W. Bush (37.4% of the vote) and billionaire populist Ross Perot, who ran as an independent (18.9% of the vote) on a platform focusing on domestic issues; a significant part of Clinton's success was Bush's steep decline in public approval.^ "We can't pretend this is an election between one person who'll stand up for the state of Israel and one who won't," said Clinton."
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^ Personally I didnt like Clinton (voted for him in 1992, Libertarian 96,00,Kerry 04 )However personally and professionally Bush couldnt carry this man’s Jock Strap literally and metaphysically.
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^ Oct-04 Bill Clinton Village voice: "Addressing a sea of supporters in Philadelphia at a midday rally, Bill Clinton scathingly attacked George Bush for trying to use the threat of terrorism to scare people away from voting.
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.Because Bush's approval ratings were in the 80% range during the Gulf War, he was described as unbeatable.^ Yet despite fawning coverage from the corporate media, Bush assumed offices with job approval ratings of only 42%, according to a Zogby poll.
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^ I am not for this Iran war because Bush railroaded us into a misguided war and this looks to be another ‘courseless’ war [Iran] if it does begin.
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^ People also forget we were ALL (80%+ approval ratings at the time) willing to go to war and hunt down the terrorist.
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However, when Bush compromised with Democrats in an attempt to lower Federal deficits, he reneged on his promise not to raise taxes, hurting his approval rating. .Clinton repeatedly condemned Bush for making a promise he failed to keep.^ February 19, 2009: Barack Obama makes his first international trip as president to Canada today (unlike George W. Bush , who made a big point about going to Mexico first -- and made promises he did not keep).

^ August 4th, 2009 4:04 pm ET It says that Bill Clinton is keeping his promise to help the new administration in any way he can and that Bill Clinton is an excellent negotiator.
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^ Clinton is livid and yells at Sharif for breaking promises, not only about Kashmir but also about failing to help with bin Laden.
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[33] .By election time, the economy was souring and Bush saw his approval rating plummet to slightly over 40%.^ Yet despite fawning coverage from the corporate media, Bush assumed offices with job approval ratings of only 42%, according to a Zogby poll.
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^ People also forget we were ALL (80%+ approval ratings at the time) willing to go to war and hunt down the terrorist.
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[33][34] .Finally, conservatives were previously united by anti-communism, but with the end of the Cold War, the party lacked a uniting issue.^ "The truth is that at a critical juncture in the Cold War, when Hungarians rose against their Soviet oppressors, the United States abandoned them.

^ The US had a terrible habit of installing right-wing dictators in the developing world to counter communism during the Cold War.
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.When Pat Buchanan and Pat Robertson addressed Christian themes at the Republican National Convention, with Bush criticizing Democrats for omitting God from their platform, many moderates were alienated.^ Largely Neoconservative in Makeup - Many of its co-signers will become the core of the Bush administration’s neoconservative-driven national security apparatus.
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^ Hindu Businessman =those look 9/11-2001 as magic to rise Indian =Secular = given many proof to Bush jr =poor Brain +Republicans !!??
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^ 'Republicans will always have more money and the fervor of right-wing ideas.'...Republicans were able to appeal to voters by appearing strong and confident on national security matters, while Democrats appeared to be floundering.
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[35] .Clinton then pointed to his moderate, "New Democrat" record as governor of Arkansas, though some on the more liberal side of the party remained suspicious.^ Footnote to the Democratic primary: Among the worries of the party faithful about New York Sen.

^ Hillary Clinton's nomination today, she is expected to parry questions about whether she might be influenced in any way by any of her husband's donors by pointing to her husband's new openness.

^ 'So we lost a couple of elections,' Mr. Clinton told a meeting of Democratic leaders in New York Tuesday.
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[36] .Many Democrats who supported Ronald Reagan and Bush in previous elections switched their allegiance to Clinton.^ "We can't pretend this is an election between one person who'll stand up for the state of Israel and one who won't," said Clinton."
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^ Twenty-five years ago, President Ronald Reagan came back from his first trip to what he previously had been pleased to call " Red China " and spoke of the " so-called Communist China ."

^ A previous poster had said that nobody respects Bush and that Clinton was respected worldwide.
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[37]
.His election ended twelve years of Republican rule of the White House, and twenty of the previous twenty-four years.^ OCTOBER 28, 2005: Is this year's October surprise the fact that the White House intends to pick itself up after the five indictments and subsequent resignation of Lewis Libby and ...

^ Twenty-five years ago, President Ronald Reagan came back from his first trip to what he previously had been pleased to call " Red China " and spoke of the " so-called Communist China ."

^ CNN called the version that finally passed the Republican-controlled Congress a “watered-down version of the White House’s proposal.
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.The election gave Democrats full control of the United States Congress.^ If I am not mistaken but the current Congress that started in 1996 - current is controlled by a majority of Democrats.
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^ Message to the Congress Transmitting the Proposed Extension of the Bangladesh-United States Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation Agreement .

^ Message to the Congress Transmitting the Bulgaria- United States Nuclear Cooperation Agreement .

[1] .It was the first time this had occurred since the Jimmy Carter presidency in the late 1970s.^ As it happened, it was just in time to get in a few digs before Russia hosts the G-8 summit for the first time, in the face of calls for the U.S., or at least President Bush, not to show up.

^ A striking feature of the past week was the difference in the Clintons' tones as each surfaced for the first time since Barack Obama claimed the Democratic nomination.

^ The campaign lasts for 79 days, and constitutes the first time since the War Powers Resolution became law in 1974 that any president has deployed US forces into overseas combat for over 60 days without Congressional authorization.
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.However, during the campaign questions of conflict of interest regarding state business and the politically powerful Rose Law Firm, at which Hillary Rodham Clinton was a partner, arose.^ August 4th, 2009 4:23 pm ET Bill has helped undermine Hillary Clinton's ability to project power and compentence in her position around the world.
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^ Clinton said Bush has promoted tax reductions for the wealthy while depriving states, small businesses and working families of money to expand health coverage.
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^ Hillary Rodham Clinton will join 1,600 other seniors at commencement in the football stadium.
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.Clinton maintained questions were moot because all transactions with the state were deducted prior to determining Hillary's firm pay.^ Hillary Clinton's nomination today, she is expected to parry questions about whether she might be influenced in any way by any of her husband's donors by pointing to her husband's new openness.

^ And since the United States recognizes all citizens as equals, we cannot exclude some just because of a religious argument.
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^ Hillary Rodham Clinton was the business baggage of Bill Clinton, including his lucrative relationship with Vinod Gupta, founder and CEO of the infoUSA database and marketing firm.

[38][16] Further concern arose when Bill Clinton announced that, with Hillary, voters would be getting two presidents "for the price of one".[39]

Presidency, 1993–2001

First term, 1993–1997

Clinton was inaugurated as the 42nd President of the United States on January 20, 1993. In his inaugural address he declared:
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Our democracy must be not only the envy of the world but the engine of our own renewal.^ BOYCOTT NATIONWIDE INSURANCE. At this critical time in the history of our nation we, as citizens and consumers, must do everything in our power to preserve our Constitution, the foundation of our democracy.
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.There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America.^ CLINTON: There's no wrong or right on this.
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^ There is nothing wrong with pointing that out.
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^ And there is NOTHING wrong with either.
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[40]
.Clinton in his first address to the nation on February 15, 1993, announced his intention to raise taxes to cap the budget deficit.^ CLINTON developed the nation’s first anti-terrorism policy, and appointed first national coordinator of anti-terrorist efforts.
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^ Clinton also took aim at the growing budget deficit and Bush's tax cut proposals...
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^ The dinner will be Clinton's first fund-raising-related appearance for the Democratic National Committee since he left office in January.
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[41]
.On February 17, 1993, in a nationally televised address to a joint session of Congress, Clinton unveiled his economic plan.^ The proposal is now being described as an economic, financial or national "rescue plan."

^ Democrats.com now has the transcript of the Clinton address, in which he discusses the global context for the September crimes and the difficulties facing President the nation.
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^ President Clinton submits his biannual report to Congress on the “National Emergency with Respect to Iran” that was declared in Executive Order 12170 (see November 14, 1979 ).
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.The plan focused on deficit reduction rather than a middle class tax cut, which had been high on his campaign agenda.^ Clinton also took aim at the growing budget deficit and Bush's tax cut proposals...
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^ Lie about the middle tax cut, take advantage of an impressionable young woman, then wags his finger at everyone else for trying to make him look bad.
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^ This event has turned out to be a “boomerang interview” for FOX, rather than the sneaky ambush interview planned.
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[42]
.Shortly after taking office, Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, which required large employers to allow employees to take unpaid leave for pregnancy or a serious medical condition.^ December 10, 1993: Clinton Signs North American Free Trade Agreement .
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^ President Bill Clinton will sign the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act into law on November 12th, 1999.
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^ President Clinton signs the Iraq Liberation Act of 1998 (ILA) into law.
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.While this action was popular, Clinton's attempt to fulfill another campaign promise of allowing openly homosexual men and women to serve in the armed forces garnered criticism from the left (for being too tentative in promoting gay rights) and from the right (who opposed any effort to allow homosexuals to serve).^ So many good men and women who want to served their country can't.
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^ I will continue to care for my straight neighbors to my left as much as my gay neighbors to the right.
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^ As Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign rests on shaky ground, another Clinton might be in line to carry the family name back to the White House.

.After much debate, Congress implemented the "Don't ask, don't tell" policy, stating as long as homosexuals keep their sexuality secret, they may serve in the military.^ The world may not respect the office as they should…but they don’t respect the people who are disloyal to their own country even more!
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^ Dec-00 Bill Clinton On Thursday, the NY Times reported that Rolling Stone reported that President Clinton called the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy on gays in the military "dumb-ass."
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^ "Not surprisingly, they don't think as much of this new world as many of us do, because they are not a part of it."
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.Some gay rights advocates criticized Clinton for not going far enough and accused him of making his campaign promise to get votes and contributions.^ Someone is talking up the contributions Clinton has already been making to the campaign.

^ Clinton got really upset and blew the whole thing out of proportion accusing the guy of setting him up?
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^ You are trusting and makeing him almost godly, Clinton was and is no saint, the truth is, he didn’t do enough, No one has, or it wouldn’t have happened.
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[43][44] .These advocates feel Clinton should have integrated the military by executive order, noting President Harry Truman used executive order to racially desegregate the armed forces.^ President Clinton issues Executive Order No.
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^ Should there be an opportunity to use President George W. Bush, we should do that too.
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^ July 15, 1996: President Clinton Signs Executive Order on Critical Infrastructure Protection .
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.Clinton's defenders argue an executive order might have prompted the Democratic Senate to write the exclusion of homosexuals into law, potentially making it harder to integrate the military in the future.^ President Clinton issues Executive Order No.
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^ July 15, 1996: President Clinton Signs Executive Order on Critical Infrastructure Protection .
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^ President Bill Clinton will sign the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act into law on November 12th, 1999.
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[3] .Later in his presidency, in 1999, Clinton said he did not think any serious person could say the way the policy was being implemented was not "out of whack."^ Way to go President Clinton!
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^ Way to go, President Clinton.
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^ And Clinton being a Bible-believing person, he says?
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[45]
.The Clinton administration launched the first official White House website on October 21, 1994.[46][47] It was followed by three more versions, resulting in the final edition launched in 2000.[48][49] The White House website was part of a wider movement of the Clinton administration toward web-based communication.^ President Clinton was an embarrassment to the White House.
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^ Clinton and Bush meeting in the White House on December 19, 2000.
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^ For some context, during their four years in the White House, the least amount of gifts George and Barbara Bush accepted in any given year was $21,000; the most the Clintons accepted during their first four years was $16,000.
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.According to Robert Longley, "Clinton and Gore were responsible for pressing almost all federal agencies, the U.S. court system and the U.S. military onto the Internet, thus opening up America's government to more of America's citizens than ever before.^ Clinton said governments must do more...
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^ CLINTON: Well, I -- first, it's more up to them than it is up to President Obama.
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^ Comments (20) Related Tags : Bill Clinton , campaign , Democrats , Hillary Clinton , Obama Aren't all federal workers essential?

.On July 17, 1996, Clinton issued Executive Order 13011 - Federal Information Technology, ordering the heads of all federal agencies to fully utilize information technology to make the information of the agency easily accessible to the public."^ Executive Order 13083 - Federalism .

^ President Clinton issues Executive Order No.
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^ Executive Order 13029 - December 3, 1996 .

[50]
Bill Clinton with Ambassador Harry Schwarz who negotiated lifting the remaining sanctions on South Africa
.Also in 1993, Clinton controversially supported ratification of the North American Free Trade Agreement by the U.S. Senate.^ Message to the Congress Transmitting the Study on the Operation and Effect of the North American Free Trade Agreement .

^ December 10, 1993: Clinton Signs North American Free Trade Agreement .
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^ Proclamation 6641 - To Implement the North American Free Trade Agreement, and for Other Purposes .

.Clinton, along with most of his Democratic Leadership Committee allies, strongly supported free trade measures; there remained, however, strong intra-party disagreement.^ December 10, 1993: Clinton Signs North American Free Trade Agreement .
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^ Aug-00 Bill Clinton Tonight will be Bill Clinton's farewell address to the Democratic Party.
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^ From there, Clinton went on, with emotion and anger, at a level seemingly foreign to most everyone here, to rip to shreds the motives, values, and legitimacy of the Republicans."
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.Opposition chiefly came from anti-trade Republicans, protectionist Democrats and supporters of Ross Perot.^ And on these things, keep in mind, when I was president, I -- I really, I got some report after the first two years that I had more support among Democrats even than Lyndon Johnson enjoyed and unanimous opposition among Republicans on most things.
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.The bill passed the house with 234 votes against 200 opposed (132 Republicans and 102 Democrats voting in favor, 156 Democrats, 43 Republicans, and 1 independent against).^ The fact is the democrats voted with republicans to go into Iraq.
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^ If you cannot vote Democrat on the day, vote Independent.
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^ The act, which passed with overwhelming support from Democrats and Republicans in both the House and Senate, was written by Trent Lott (R-MS) and other Republicans with significant input from Ahmed Chalabi and his aide, Francis Brooke.
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The treaty was then ratified by the Senate and signed into law by the President on January 1, 1994.[51]
.Clinton signed the Brady Bill into law on November 30, 1993, which imposed a five-day waiting period on handgun purchases.^ Law professor and House candidate Bill Clinton.
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^ Kim Jong II looks like he's been given the silver platter and Bill Clinton looks like he can't wait to get out of there.
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^ Harlem Loves Bill 14-Feb-01 Bill Clinton Valentine's Day came early for Bill Clinton when he visited an office building on 125th Street in Harlem.
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.He also expanded the Earned Income Tax Credit, a subsidy for low income workers.^ Continuing to expand rental assistance for a record number of renter households who struggle to pay over 50% of their very low incomes toward rent and utilities.
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^ Fulfilling his promise to permanently extend the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, spurring the private development of low-income housing and helping to build more than 120,000 homes each year.
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^ Remarks on the Earned-Income Tax Credit .

[31]
.One of the most prominent items on Clinton's legislative agenda was the result of a taskforce headed by Hillary Clinton, which was a health care reform plan aimed at achieving universal coverage via a national healthcare plan.^ A big regret he has: not achieving healthcare reform.
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^ Jack, we should send Bill out to explain Health Care Reform at the Town Hall meetings.
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^ Clinton said Bush has promoted tax reductions for the wealthy while depriving states, small businesses and working families of money to expand health coverage.
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.Though initially well-received in political circles, it was ultimately doomed by well-organized opposition from conservatives, the American Medical Association, and the health insurance industry.^ The “conservatives” allow themselves to be represented by media and political figures who demonstrate a complete lack of morality as well as a profound lack of respect for the truth.
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^ An unusual coalition of gun rights groups such as the National Rifle Association (NRA) and civil liberties groups such as the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) led the opposition to the law.
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^ She also noted that over 40 million Americans don't have any health insurance.
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.However, John F. Harris, a biographer of Clinton's, states the program failed because of a lack of co-ordination within the White House.^ President Clinton was an embarrassment to the White House.
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^ Linda writes: The U.S. government hardly failed – let's remember that President Clinton's wife is our Secretary of State!
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^ How did this country go from having a true hero like Clinton in the white house to a douchebag like Bush?
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[31] .Despite his party holding a majority in Congress, the effort to create a national healthcare system ultimately died.^ Indian Hindu ,and India have Hindu police ,Hindu army +Hindu Parties like Congress party =Dr Manmohan Singh =manmohan@sansad.nic.in ,BJP =RSS =VHP ,++Like hindu parties but all are hindu nation parties !!??
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^ He has had many years, and he did not and does not have an opposing party with a majority in congress opposing EVERYTHIBG he tries to do.
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^ Indian Muslim are BJP=RSS (Major) Congress party (minor) voters !??
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It was the first major legislative defeat of Clinton's administration.[3][31] .Two months later, after two years of Democratic Party control, the Democrats lost control of Congress in the mid-term elections in 1994, for the first time in forty years.^ Proclamation 6664 - Cancer Control Month, 1994 .

^ (Note: this Hindu army controlled by Dr Manmohan =Congress party =Secular Hindu for 45 years !!
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^ Hindu ,and ME =Gulf people see the how Hindu is dangerous for World then ME =Gulf !!??Hindu that is controlled by so secular power of india =Congress party not by BJP that hindu is dangerous fro world !!??
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.In August 1993, Clinton signed the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993, which passed Congress without a Republican vote.^ Republican Congress and former FBI Director Louis Freeh (who allied himself with the anti-Clinton forces) undercut Clinton’s efforts to fight terrorism.
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^ Remarks on Signing the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 and the Taxpayers Relief Act of 1997 .

^ December 10, 1993: Clinton Signs North American Free Trade Agreement .
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.It cut taxes for fifteen million low-income families, made tax cuts available to 90% of small businesses,[52] and raised taxes on the wealthiest 1.2% of taxpayers.^ Coupled with a stable economy and low interest rates, this initiative is working to help 8 million more families become homeowners by the year 2000.
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^ Clinton said Bush has promoted tax reductions for the wealthy while depriving states, small businesses and working families of money to expand health coverage.
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[53] .Additionally, through the implementation of spending restraints, it mandated the budget be balanced over a number of years.^ Clinton was harshest in his depiction of the $1.3 trillion tax cut that Bush pushed through Congress in 2001 and the additional $670 billion in cuts the president is proposing this year.
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.Senators Ted Kennedy, a Democrat, and Orrin Hatch, a Republican, teamed up with Hillary Rodham Clinton and her staff in 1997 and succeeded in passing legislation forming the Children's Health Insurance Program, the largest (successful) health care reform in the years of the Clinton Presidency.^ Will health care reform help or hurt Democrats in midterm elections?
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^ President Clinton is a team player.
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^ Jack, we should send Bill out to explain Health Care Reform at the Town Hall meetings.
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.That same year Hillary Clinton shepherded the Adoption and Safe Families Act through Congress and two years later Rodham Clinton succeeded in helping pass the Foster Care Independence Act.^ Hillary Rodham Clinton will join 1,600 other seniors at commencement in the football stadium.
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^ It's not former president Bush's fault that these crises carried over, and Clinton certainly didn't spend the next two years blaming his predecessor for them."
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^ Same sex marriage – as an issue – will gain more visibility in the USA in the next few years, and if Mr. Clinton has his wife safely positioned on the right side of it, she will have a good chance to capture the LBGT vote.
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.Bill Clinton supported both bills as well, and signed both of them into law.^ Law professor and House candidate Bill Clinton.
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^ President Bill Clinton will sign the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act into law on November 12th, 1999.
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^ President Clinton signs the Iraq Liberation Act of 1998 (ILA) into law.
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Travelgate controversy

.When Clinton fired several longtime employees of the White House Travel Office, controversy began on May 19, 1993. A whistleblower's letter, written during the George H. W. Bush administration, revealed evidence of financial malfeasance which led to an FBI investigation.^ President Clinton was an embarrassment to the White House.
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^ The Republicans during Clinton’s administration were treasonous.
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^ Clinton and Bush meeting in the White House on December 19, 2000.
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.Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr investigated the firings and found no evidence of wrongdoing by the Clintons.^ Sep-00 Bill Clinton Don't count on the Independent Counsel to make a big deal out of clearing the Clintons in the Whitewater investigation.
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^ Aug-00 Bill Clinton Who's responsible for turning the Independent Counsel into a permanent prosecutorial arm of the conservative GOP movement?
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^ Back in 1994, the then independent counsel, Robert Fiske, was ready to clear the Clintons.
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[54]

White House FBI files controversy

.The White House FBI files controversy of June 1996 arose concerning improper access by the White House to FBI security-clearance documents.^ This will drive a wedge between the FBI and Clinton’s White House and national security staff.
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^ And on December 8, 1995, National Security Adviser Anthony Lake, met with Alamoudi at the White House along with several other American Islamic leaders.
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^ USA white house is not bothering about FBI !
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.Craig Livingstone, head of the White House Office of Personnel Security, improperly requested, and received from the FBI, background report files without asking permission of the subject individuals; many of these were employees of former Republican administrations.^ Will the terror report have aftershocks in the White House?
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^ I can certainly understand why former President Bill Clinton lost his temper at Chris Wallace when the Fox News reporter asked him: [...
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^ Republican Congress and former FBI Director Louis Freeh (who allied himself with the anti-Clinton forces) undercut Clinton’s efforts to fight terrorism.
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.In March 2000, Independent Counsel Robert Ray determined that there was no credible evidence of any criminal activity.^ There’s almost no evidence of that at all.
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^ There are no facts that I know of that support the criminality of the client based on the tax returns."
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^ Watch there activities all by satellite technology , no any other instrument required to attach on target !!??
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.Ray's report further stated "there was no substantial and credible evidence that any senior White House official was involved" in seeking the files.^ Will the terror report have aftershocks in the White House?
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^ There’s almost no evidence of that at all.
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^ Fed by stories from unnamed White House officials, the media reports that Air Force One was vandalized and looted by Clinton officials during the aircraft’s last trip with Clinton and former Clinton staffers on board.
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Death penalty

.The application of the federal death penalty was expanded to include crimes not resulting in death, such as running a large-scale drug enterprise, by Clinton's 1994 Omnibus Crime Bill.^ Gene Lyons Explains the 'Clinton Rules' 09-Mar-01 Bill Clinton "By mid-1994, however, things had gotten out of hand.
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^ Bill Clinton created national stockpile of drugs and vaccines including 40 million doses of smallpox vaccine.
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During Clinton's re-election campaign he said, "My 1994 crime bill expanded the death penalty for drug kingpins, murderers of federal law enforcement officers, and nearly 60 additional categories of violent felons."[56]
.While campaigning for U.S. President, then-Governor Clinton returned to Arkansas to see that Ricky Ray Rector would be executed.^ President Clinton issues Executive Order No.
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^ July 15, 1996: President Clinton Signs Executive Order on Critical Infrastructure Protection .
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^ President Clinton orders the US Air Force to participate in a NATO bombing campaign in Kosovo.
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.After killing a police officer and a civilian, Rector shot himself in the head, leading to what his lawyers said was a state where he could still talk but didn't understand the concept of death.^ I mean, much as you may dislike the guy for his style of government, his character, etc., he is still a head of state and deserves a decent level of respect.
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^ Where victims of genocide still getting threat from Criminals ,genociders ,raper ,police officers !!
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^ All Police officer =HINDU are still working in India !!
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.According to Arkansas state and Federal law, a seriously mentally impaired inmate cannot be executed.^ Executive Order 12856 - Federal Compliance With Right-to-Know Laws and Pollution Prevention Requirements .

The courts disagreed with the allegation of grave mental impairment and allowed the execution. .Clinton's return to Arkansas for the execution was framed in a New York Times article as a possible political move to counter "soft on crime" accusations.^ The article was written by a reporter from The New York Times.
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^ 'So we lost a couple of elections,' Mr. Clinton told a meeting of Democratic leaders in New York Tuesday.
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^ The excerpt also touches upon how after the impeachment trial, pseudo-scandal mongering by the media — including the New York Times — helped deflect public attention from President Clinton’s struggle with terrorism.” .
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[57][58]
.According to some sources Clinton was a death penalty opponent in his early years who switched positions.^ Richard Clarke, who has now been appointed counterterrorism “tsar” (see May 22, 1998 ), drafted PDD-67 earlier in the year (see Early 1998 ).
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^ Some years back, when Chris Wallace was at NBC, he got annoyed at a member of the TV crew who kept calling him “Chris,” and told the crew member “Call me Mr. Wallace.” The crew member shot back, “Mr.
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^ Bush was handed this mess by the Clinton administration who had run the show for 8 years and DID NOTHING (except Monica in the oval office – what a disgrace!
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[58][59] .During Clinton's term, Arkansas performed its first executions since 1964 (the death penalty was re-enacted on March 23, 1973).^ It did during Clinton's time, when there were several years of deficit spending, and it did during Bush's term.
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^ The dinner will be Clinton's first fund-raising-related appearance for the Democratic National Committee since he left office in January.
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^ I have voted Democratic in EVERY election since I could vote – the first being in 1964 – and will continue to do so.
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[60] .As Governor, he oversaw four executions: one by electric chair and three by lethal injection.^ All of them (one, two, three, four, five - click the links).
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.However, Clinton was the first President to pardon a death row inmate since the federal death penalty was reintroduced in 1988.[61] Federal executions were resumed under his successor George W. Bush.^ First first lady to come under criminal investigation - Largest criminal plea agreement in an illegal campaign contribution case - First president to establish a legal defense fund.
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^ Clinton, who presided over an economic boom-time -- and who left office with the federal budget in surplus, only to see his successor, George W. Bush, set new record deficits, followed by the even higher records that Obama faces now -- suggested that the worst recession since the Great Depression will be with us for a while: "The average people need to feel this recovery,'' he said.
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^ President Clinton issues Executive Order No.
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1996 assassination attempt

.Law professor Ken Gromley's book The Death of American Virtue, due for publication in February 2010, reveals that Clinton escaped a 1996 assassination attempt in the Philippines by terrorists working for Osama bin Laden.^ Mid-August 1998: Clinton Authorizes Assassination of bin Laden .
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^ Clinton wanted to get Bin laden.
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^ Law professor and House candidate Bill Clinton.
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[62] .He was saved shortly before his car was due to drive over a bridge where a bomb was planted, during his visit to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Manila in 1996. Gromley said he was told the details of the bomb plot by Louis Merletti, a former director of the Secret Service.^ Republican Congress and former FBI Director Louis Freeh (who allied himself with the anti-Clinton forces) undercut Clinton’s efforts to fight terrorism.
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^ Guardian, 8/26/1998 ] CNN will report in 1998, “The United States was aware of the planned attempt before the president left for the Philippines and as a result, security around the president was intensified.” [ CNN, 8/25/1998 ] Secret Service sources will later report that large sums of counterfeit US currency were entering the Philippines during the time of the plot.
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^ I am able to connect uconnectable, ecology and economics directly or indirectly, and I'm giving to anyone a free house and its fully comfort, a free car with free drive gas.
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.Clinton was scheduled to visit a local politician in central Manila, when secret service officers intercepted a message suggesting that an attack was imminent.^ Clinton comes to the Philippines as scheduled and no attack takes place.
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^ It is later revealed that the US Secret Service believes that the ISI was so deeply infiltrated by Islamic militant organizations, that it begs Clinton to cancel his visit.
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^ When Clinton decides to go over the Secret Service’s protestations, his security takes extraordinary and unprecedented precautions.
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A transmission used the words "bridge" and "wedding", supposedly a terrorist's code word for assassination. .The motorcade was re-routed and the US agents later discovered a bomb planted under the bridge.^ As the majority of us already understand, our Constitution and the values which it heralds, have come under attack from agents within our own government.
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^ Fyi, at the current level of US deaths, we’re experiencing the equivalent of nearly four USS Cole bombings EVERY MONTH. .
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.The report said the subsequent US investigation into the plot "revealed that it was masterminded by a Saudi terrorist living in Afghanistan named Osama bin Laden". Gromley said "It remained top secret except to select members of the US intelligence community.^ At the top of the list is dealing with Osama bin Laden.
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^ But by inviting the extremist element of the American Muslim community—represented by the AMC—the administration undercuts moderate Muslims and strengthens the groups committing terrorist attacks.” [ Wall Street Journal, 3/13/1996 ] It will later be reported that in 1994, US intelligence discovered that the AMC helped pass money from bin Laden to Sheikh Omar Abdul-Rahman, but it is not known if Clinton was aware of this (see Shortly After March 1994 ).
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^ The US monitored 67 phone calls between bin Laden and Azerbaijan from 1996 to 1998 (see November 1996-Late August 1998 ).
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.At the time, there were media reports about the discovery of two bombs, one at Manila airport and another at the venue for the leaders' meeting"
.^ January 25-27, 2001: Media Abuzz with Reports of Vandalized, Looted Air Force One .
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^ These are delusions that are probably brought on by paranoia, hate and reading the NY Times, now that we’re talking about trash media.
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^ It should be interesting to look up the date of this meeting (above), and see what kind of comments Reagan offers (there is an official transcript of the report and their meeting and brief Rose Garden Q&A).

[63]

Second term, 1997–2001

Clinton receiving the 2000 Charlemagne Prize for his work toward European integration.
.In the 1996 presidential election, Clinton was re-elected, receiving 49.2% of the popular vote over Republican Bob Dole (40.7% of the popular vote) and Reform candidate Ross Perot (8.4% of the popular vote), becoming the first Democrat to win presidential reelection since Franklin Roosevelt.^ I am a Democrat and voted for Clinton, but facts are facts.
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^ I have voted Democratic in EVERY election since I could vote – the first being in 1964 – and will continue to do so.
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^ But “Spiro Agnew is gone, and the wedge politics he honed aren’t cutting for the GOP this year.” Agnew’s “politics of polarization” do not work anymore, Alter observes, but adds that Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole is still trying to use Agnew-like tactics in his own campaign to defeat incumbent Bill Clinton.
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.The Republicans lost a few seats in the House and gained a few in the Senate, but overall retained control of the Congress.^ It is Congress that regulates the banks, both the Senate Banking Committee (headed by Democrat Chris Dodd) and the House Banking Committee (headed by Democrat Barney Frank).
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^ I will request to All NASA Officials ,That they should rise this case in front of President Barack Obama , White house officials ,Congress , committees ,Senators !!
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^ In 1999, however, the Republican-controlled Congress will vote not to ratify the treaty (see October 13, 1999 ).
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Clinton received 379, or over 70% of the Electoral College votes, with Dole receiving 159 electoral votes.

Lewinsky scandal

.Clinton's sexual relationship[64] with a 22-year-old White House intern named Monica Lewinsky led to the Lewinsky scandal.^ President Clinton was an embarrassment to the White House.
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^ Monica S. Lewinsky scandal, then at full boil.
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^ In 1998, President Clinton faces a growing scandal about his sexual relationship with aide Monica Lewinsky, and even faces the possibility of impeachment over the matter.
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[31] .In a lame duck session after the 1998 elections, the House voted to impeach Clinton, based on allegations Clinton lied about his relationship with Lewinsky in a sworn deposition in the Paula Jones lawsuit.^ So Clinton lied about not even a dozen blow jobs.
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^ And if you want to talk about lies that don’t matter talk about Bill Clintons.
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^ The worst thing Clinton lied about was the Monica Lewinsky debacle; very unsavory at best, disgusting, reprehensible and immoral at worst.
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.This made Clinton only the second U.S. president to be impeached after Andrew Johnson.^ President Clinton made Wallace look like a 6th grade mamma’s boy that tells on the rest of the class.
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^ But Bill Clinton is six weeks younger than his successor, and was only fifty-four when he finished his second term.

^ Chris Wallace only did that to President Clinton because he and the rest of his ilk have been doing it to Democrats for years.
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Impeachment and trial in the Senate
.The House held no serious impeachment hearings before the mid-term elections.^ No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice, and no person who has held the office of President, or acted as President, for more than two years of a term to which some other person was elected President shall be elected to the office of the President more than once.
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^ Before the White House decided to go in its own direction, Congress seemed to be taking the commission’s suggestions seriously, according to Hart and Rudman.
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^ Bill Clinton was on top of terroism, Bush administration is tail chasing and waisting tons of money for nothing, it amazing this debate heats up just before the mid-term elections as usual.
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.Though the mid-term elections held in November 1998 were at the 6-year point in an 8-year presidency (a time in the electoral cycle where the party holding the White House usually loses Congressional seats) the Democratic Party gained several seats.^ President Clinton was an embarrassment to the White House.
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^ Look, the president is the leader of the Democratic Party.
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^ President Clinton Advises: Ideas, Unified Message and Results 05-Dec-02 Bill Clinton CBSNews.com reports: "Former President Bill Clinton says it's time for the Democratic Party to put November's devastating election losses behind them and move on.
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[31] To hold impeachment proceedings, the Republican leadership called a lame duck session in December 1998.
The impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton in 1999, Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist presiding.
.While the House Judiciary Committee hearings ended in a straight party line vote, there was lively debate on the House floor.^ There a residence could properly be a home in a cave carved into the hillside, and the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) leadership shared a compound of such houses.

^ Statement on the Senate Judiciary Committee Vote on Supreme Court Nominee Stephen Breyer .

^ Statement on the House Banking Committee Vote on Funding for the International Monetary Fund .

.The two charges passed in the House (largely on the basis of Republican support but with a handful of Democratic votes as well) were for perjury and obstruction of justice.^ The fact is the democrats voted with republicans to go into Iraq.
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^ On the other hand, if a Republican administration follows a Democratic one, and if things go bad for the Republican president, it’s all the fault of the Democrats.
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^ The act, which passed with overwhelming support from Democrats and Republicans in both the House and Senate, was written by Trent Lott (R-MS) and other Republicans with significant input from Ahmed Chalabi and his aide, Francis Brooke.
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.The perjury charge arose from Clinton's testimony about his relationship to Monica Lewinsky during a sexual harassment lawsuit (later dismissed, appealed and settled for $850,000)[65] brought by former Arkansas state employee Paula Jones.^ He takes the whip to Republicans in Congress; Louis J. Freeh, the former F.B.I. director; the National Rifle Association; and even the Supreme Court, which ruled unanimously in 1997 that Paula Jones's sexual harassment case against him could go forward while he was in office."
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^ In 1998, President Clinton faces a growing scandal about his sexual relationship with aide Monica Lewinsky, and even faces the possibility of impeachment over the matter.
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^ Washington Post, 1/17/1999 ] Accusations of Political Distraction - Many of Clinton’s political opponents, including Republican lawmakers and conservative commentators and radio hosts, accuse Clinton, both during and after the strikes, of attempting to use a military operation to distract the nation from his admission of a sexual liaison with intern Monica Lewinsky.
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The obstruction charge was based on his actions during the subsequent investigation of that testimony. The Senate later voted to acquit Clinton on both charges.[66] .The Senate refused to convene to hold an impeachment trial before the end of the old term, so the trial was held over until the next Congress.^ The economy was fine until 2006 when democrats took over the senate and congress and promised CHANGE. They said at the time that their goal was to get a democrat president elected.
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.Clinton was represented by Washington law firm Williams & Connolly.^ Should the laws permit, William Jefferson Clinton should also be put on trial for crimes against the people of the America’s but not for Treason.
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.The Senate concluded a twenty-one day trial on February 12, 1999, with the vote on both counts falling short of the Constitutional two-thirds majority requirement to convict and remove an office holder.^ But he’s lied from day one, and will do so under oath if required by a Democrat House or Senate.
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^ Pardon - In 1998, Senator Daniel Moynihan (D-NY) will call Morison’s conviction an “anomaly,” the only one of its kind in 81 years, and ask President Clinton to pardon Morison.
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^ As for Iraq, Saddam is out of power and on trial, His psycho kids are dead, Zarqawi is dead, they have had two elections and written and passed a constitution.
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.The final vote was generally along party lines, with no Democrats voting guilty.^ The Democratic Party has an interest nationally and progressives generally don't want to lose the governorship of New York, for goodness sake.
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Some Republicans voted not guilty for both charges. On the perjury charge, fifty-five senators voted to acquit, including ten Republicans, and forty-five voted to convict; on the obstruction charge the Senate voted 50-50.[67]

Military and foreign events

Countries visited by President Clinton during his terms in office.
.Numerous military events occurred during Clinton's presidency.^ US President William Jefferson (“Bill”) Clinton was a participant or observer in the following events: .
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^ I had an enormous faith in America during the time Bill Clinton was President.
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^ Besides, how does anyone’s wallet compare today to what it was during Clinton’s presidency?
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.The Battle of Mogadishu also occurred in Somalia in 1993. During the operation, two U.S. MH-60 Black Hawk helicopters were shot down by rocket-propelled grenade attacks to their tail rotors, trapping soldiers behind enemy lines.^ And If bin laden did have something to do with it even indirectly by training Somalis had to take down black hawks why didnt’ the Republicans do anything about it.
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^ Wikipedia An Account of Some of the Principal Slave Insurrections, and Others, Which Have Occurred, or Been Attempted, in the United States and Elsewhere, During the Last Two Centuries.
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.This resulted in an urban battle that killed 18 American soldiers, wounded 73 others, and one was taken prisoner.^ Under Bush: more than 30,000 Americans killed or wounded by foreign terrorists/fighters .
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^ I hope, if there is one, it will be held in a federal prison with Bush in an orange jumpsuit on the other side of the plexiglas.
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^ Lying about sex vs. Morally and ethiclally a lie is a lie, but they do differ in severity when one results in a damaged image and the other results in a failed war effort (the war is not over) and the loss of 2,600 Americans (not to mention British etc.
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There were many more Somali casualties. Some of the American bodies were dragged through the streets and broadcasted on television news programs. In response, U.S. forces were withdrawn from Somalia and later conflicts were approached with fewer soldiers on the ground.
In 1995 U.S. and NATO aircraft attacked Bosnian Serb targets to halt attacks on U.N. safe zones and to pressure them into a peace accord. .Clinton deployed U.S. peacekeepers to Bosnia in late 1995 to uphold the subsequent Dayton Agreement.^ August 11, 1995: Clinton Vetoes Bill for US to Defy UN Weapons Embargo on Bosnia .
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.In response to the 1998 al-Qaeda bombings of U.S. embassies in East Africa that killed a dozen Americans and hundreds of Africans, Clinton ordered cruise missile strikes on terrorist targets in Afghanistan and Sudan.^ Counterterrorism “tsar” Richard Clarke will later claim that he worries Clinton might let the timing of the scandal get in the way of acting on new intelligence to hit Osama bin Laden with a missile strike in retaliation for the recent African embassy bombings (see 10:35-10:39 a.m., August 7, 1998 ).
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^ But I fully supported Clinton when he launched a cruise missile attack against Al Qaeda in Afghanistan and the Sudan, where, as Richard Clarke and Sandy Berger said, Al Qaeda was working with Iraqi nerve gas experts at the al Shifa plant.
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^ The standby force gave Clinton the option of an immediate strike against targets in Afghanistan harboring al-Qaeda’s top leadership.
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He was subsequently criticized when it turned out that a pharmaceutical plant in Sudan (originally alleged to be a chemical warfare plant) had been destroyed.
.To stop the ethnic cleansing and genocide[68][69] of Albanians by nationalist Serbians in the former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia's province of Kosovo, Clinton authorized the use of American troops in a NATO bombing campaign against Yugoslavia in 1999, named Operation Allied Force.^ President Clinton orders the US Air Force to participate in a NATO bombing campaign in Kosovo.
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^ Republican Congress and former FBI Director Louis Freeh (who allied himself with the anti-Clinton forces) undercut Clinton’s efforts to fight terrorism.
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^ This exercise would contribute to providing a basis for US and Russian forces to operate together, for example, in peacekeeping operations.” [ Federation of American Scientists, 1/15/2008 ] .
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.General Wesley Clark was Supreme Allied Commander of NATO and oversaw the mission.^ Press Briefing by National Security Advisor Tony Lake and Director for Strategic Plans and Policy General Wesley Clark .

^ Statement on the Nomination for Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic .

^ Press Briefing by Secretary of Defense William Cohen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Hugh Shelton, and Supreme Allied Commander of European Forces General Wesley Clark .

.With United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244, the bombing campaign ended on June 10, 1999. The resolution placed Kosovo under UN administration and authorized a peacekeeping force.^ Clinton went under the authorization of the administration.
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^ Bush said that day that Cheney would direct a government-wide review on managing the consequences of a domestic attack, and “I will periodically chair a meeting of the National Security Council to review these efforts.” Neither Cheney’s review nor Bush’s took place….
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^ The Iraqi National Assembly is under attack -- or at least, castigation -- by the UN for rigging the referendum rules for that much-promised October 15 vote on the constitution.

[70] .NATO announced that its forces had suffered zero combat deaths,[71] and two deaths from an Apache helicopter crash.^ Statement on the Death of Four Marines in the VH-60 Helicopter Crash .

[72] .Opinions in the popular press criticized pre-war genocide statements by the Clinton administration as greatly exaggerated.^ (In 2005, former Clinton administration officials will confirm that Clinton was quite willing to go to war with North Korea if need be.
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^ March 13, 1996: Clinton Administration Criticized for Meetings with Radical Muslim Activist .
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^ The Clinton administration has been critical of the bill, calling it too weak.
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[73][74] .A U.N. Court ruled genocide did not take place, but recognized, "a systematic campaign of terror, including murders, rapes, arsons and severe maltreatments".[75] The term "ethnic cleansing" was used as an alternative to "genocide" to denote not just ethnically motivated murder but also displacement, though critics charge there is no difference.^ And there is just no proof.
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^ There is a big difference between talking about fighting terrorism and actaully doing it.
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^ Now Naveen Patnayak given again one more term for Chief minister , In Orissa ,who was chief minister of Orissa 2008 ,when Christen genocide taken place !!
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[76] Slobodan Milošević, the President of Yugoslavia at the time, was eventually charged with the "murders of about 600 individually identified ethnic Albanians" and "crimes against humanity."[77]
In Clinton's 1998 State of the Union Address, Clinton warned Congress of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's possible pursuit of nuclear weapons:
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Together we must also confront the new hazards of chemical and biological weapons, and the outlaw states, terrorists and organized criminals seeking to acquire them.^ New type of criminals ,new way of terrorist !!??
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^ The target was supposed to al-queda and WMD’S (should be nuclear, biological and chemical weapons but Bush cannot pronounce all of those words).
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^ Concerns that terrorists may obtain a nuclear, chemical, or biological weapon inspire the Clinton administration to assign new counterterrorism responsibilities within the federal government.
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.Saddam Hussein has spent the better part of this decade, and much of his nation's wealth, not on providing for the Iraqi people, but on developing nuclear, chemical and biological weapons and the missiles to deliver them.^ NOT able to get Jobs in Foreign countries and have to live in this hindu nation only ,have to provide educations to these people kids in this nation only !!
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^ And one should not need to mention, but will anyway, that the French were violating the Arms embargo, and were selling missile systems to Hussein…missiles that, by the by, could easily be adapted to carry biological or chemical warheads?
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^ OCTOBER 19, 2005: Two people in the news today were once in the news together: Donald Rumsfeld and Saddam Hussein .

.The United Nations weapons inspectors have done a truly remarkable job, finding and destroying more of Iraq's arsenal than was destroyed during the entire gulf war.^ And in December we will have been in Iraq longer than we were in World War II. How can anyone still believe that we should have went into Iraq.
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^ By comparison, she cites Iraq more than 1,000 times from 1993 to 2001.” .
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^ It is much more than a sop for the pro-war crowd, Zinni believes, but in reality a first step towards an invasion of Iraq.
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.Now, Saddam Hussein wants to stop them from completing their mission.^ Saddam Hussein was brought in for his first trial in his old Baathist party headquarters in what is now the Green Zone in Baghdad.

.I know I speak for everyone in this chamber, Republicans and Democrats, when I say to Saddam Hussein, "You cannot defy the will of the world", and when I say to him, "You have used weapons of mass destruction before; we are determined to deny you the capacity to use them again.^ According to author Steve Coll, the directive is the “first official recognition by any American president” of the threat posed by terrorists using weapons of mass destruction.
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^ Chemistry Aug10-15 ,2003 Ottawa ,Ontario ,Canada = Against Weapon of mass destruction =WMD .
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^ I am proud of Bill and the only negative thing I can say to him, is seriously you are just supporting this NOW? Way to stay current dude .
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[78]
.To weaken Saddam Hussein's grip of power, Clinton signed H.R. 4655 into law on October 31, 1998, which instituted a policy of "regime change" against Iraq, though it explicitly stated it did not speak to the use of American military forces.^ President Clinton signs the Iraq Liberation Act of 1998 (ILA) into law.
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^ Iraq leaving Saddam in Power.
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^ The act stated that the policy of the US should be to support regime change in Iraq.
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[79][80] .The administration then launched a four-day bombing campaign named Operation Desert Fox, lasting from December 16 to December 19, 1998. For the last two years of Clinton's presidency U.S. aircraft routinely attacked hostile Iraqi anti-air installations inside the Iraqi no-fly zones.^ December 16-19, 1998: ’Operation Desert Fox’ Hammers Iraqi Targets in Retaliation for Iraq’s Refusal to Cooperate with UN Inspectors .
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^ [Source: Public domain] On December 4, 1998, an item in President Clinton’s Presidential Daily Briefing (PDB) is titled, “Bin Laden Preparing to Hijack US Aircraft and Other Attacks.” The PDB says “Bin Laden and is allies are preparing for attacks in the US, including an aircraft hijacking to obtain the release of Sheikh Omar Abdul-Rahman, Ramzi Yousef, and Muhammad Sadiq ‘Awda.
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^ [Source: US Navy] The US and Britain launch a joint series of over 250 air strikes against Iraqi military targets, in a campaign dubbed “Operation Desert Fox.” The air strikes are designed to, in the mission statement released by the US Navy, “degrade Saddam Hussein’s ability to make and to use weapons of mass destruction,” to “diminish Saddam Hussein’s ability to wage war against his neighbors,” and to “demonstrate to Saddam Hussein the consequences of violating international obligations.” The air strikes are carried out by US Navy and Marine Corps aircraft from the USS Enterprise, from US and British military bases in the region.
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.Clinton's November 2000 visit to Vietnam was the first by a U.S. President since the end of the Vietnam War.^ President Clinton visits Pakistan.
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^ President Bill Clinton will sign the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act into law on November 12th, 1999.
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^ Donald Rumsfeld is in China on his first trip there as George W. Bush's Secretary of Defense, in advance of Bush's first trip there as president, due in November.

[81] .Clinton remained popular with the public throughout his two terms as President, ending his presidential career with a 65% approval rating, the highest end-of-term approval rating of any President since Dwight D. Eisenhower.^ I don't care what President Clinton has to say about anything–especially on issues of marriage.
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^ Also I think the presidential now Obama a good man but a bad politician with no strength to have this kind of two former presidents.
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^ [Source: NBC] President Clinton and President-Elect Bush meet for their "exit interview," in a two-hour meeting.
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[82] Clinton also oversaw a boom of the U.S. economy. Under Clinton, the United States had a projected federal budget surplus for the first time since 1969.[83]
After initial successes such as the Oslo accords of the early 1990s, Clinton attempted to address the Arab-Israeli conflict. .Clinton brought Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat together at Camp David.^ The President's News Conference With Prime Minister Ehud Barak of Israel .

^ Exchange With Reporters Prior to Discussions With Prime Minister Ehud Barak of Israel .

^ [Source: US Department of Defense] Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif comes to Washington to meet with President Clinton and other top Clinton administration officials.
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[31] .Following the peace talk failures, Clinton stated Arafat "missed the opportunity" to facilitate a "just and lasting peace."^ Before meeting with Clinton and Arafat, Netanyahu meets with conservative televangelist and political activist Jerry Falwell—and a thousand of Falwell’s most devoted followers.
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In his autobiography, Clinton blames Arafat for the collapse of the summit.[84][85] The situation broke down completely with the start of the Second Intifada.[31]

Whitewater controversy

.The Whitewater controversy was an American political controversy that began with the real estate dealings of Bill and Hillary Clinton and their associates, Jim and Susan McDougal in the Whitewater Development Corporation, a failed business venture in the 1970s and 1980s.^ Bill Clinton said he tried and failed.
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^ August 4th, 2009 4:23 pm ET Bill has helped undermine Hillary Clinton's ability to project power and compentence in her position around the world.
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^ August 4th, 2009 4:22 pm ET Upon hearing Clinton was attempting to broker this deal, i thought...If anyone can pull this off- it is Bill Clinton.
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.In November 1993 David Hale, the source of criminal allegations against Bill Clinton in the Whitewater affair, alleged that Clinton, while governor of Arkansas, pressured him to provide an illegal $300,000 loan to Susan McDougal, the partner of the Clintons in the Whitewater land deal.^ President Bill Clinton calls him “my partner and my friend.
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^ BACKGROUND: Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton suddenly burst onto the national scene at the 1988 Democratic National Convention in Atlanta with an agonizingly long speech, which sent him scrambling to the Tonight Show to poke fun at himself afterwards.

^ I can certainly understand why former President Bill Clinton lost his temper at Chris Wallace when the Fox News reporter asked him: [...
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[86]
.A U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission investigation did result in convictions against the McDougals for their role in the Whitewater project, but the Clintons themselves were never charged, and Clinton maintains innocence in the affair.^ The 911 Commission found that after the famous August security briefing, Bush did not do one iota.
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^ Despite his role in drafting the memo, Tenet and his deputies will later claim to the 9/11 Commission that Clinton never issued such clear authorization (see Before January 14, 2004 ).
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^ That suggests that, in all his digging and interviewing on the topic of Clinton at war, Halberstam never uncovered Clinton’s war on terror, or did not experience Clinton’s people pounding the table and emphasizing its importance.
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Attempted capture of Osama bin Laden

.Capturing Osama bin Laden has been an objective of the United States government since the presidency of Bill Clinton.^ President Bill Clinton signs a memorandum of notification authorizing the CIA to kill Osama bin Laden.
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^ Clinton wanted to get Bin laden.
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^ Bill Clinton is re-inaugurated as president.
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[87] .It has been asserted that on three separate occasions in 1996, 1998, and 2000, while the Clinton Administration had begun pursuit of the policy, the Sudanese government allegedly offered to arrest and extradite Bin Laden as well as to provide the United States detailed intelligence information about growing militant organizations in the region, including Hezbollah and Hamas,[88] and that U.S. authorities allegedly rejected each offer despite knowing of bin Laden's involvement in bombings on American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.^ Mid-August 1998: Clinton Authorizes Assassination of bin Laden .
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^ I don’t know where bin Laden is.
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^ Clinton wanted to get Bin laden.
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[88]
However, the 9/11 Commission found that although "former Sudanese officials claim that Sudan offered to expel Bin Laden to the United States", "we have not found any reliable evidence to support the Sudanese claim."[89]

Law license suspension

.Clinton was ordered to pay $25,000 in fines to Arkansas state's bar officials and his Arkansas law license was suspended for five years.^ That, HUD estimated, would have "benefited" 600,000 families in the first five years.
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^ For example after Clinton lowered standards it allowed for a person that made 1,000 a week to pay a 1,500 mortgage a week.
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[90] The agreement came on the condition that Whitewater prosecutors would not pursue federal perjury charges against him.[91] .Clinton was suspended by the Supreme Court in October 2001, and, facing disbarment from that court, Clinton resigned from the Supreme Court bar in November.^ First president to be held in contempt of court - Greatest amount of illegal campaign contributions - Greatest amount of illegal campaign contributions from abroad - First president disbarred from the US Supreme Court and a state court .
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^ Entity Tags: Office of Legal Counsel , Jack Quinn , Walter Dellinger , William Jefferson (“Bill”) Clinton , US Supreme Court , US Department of Justice .
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^ Remarks on the Resignation of Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun and an Exchange With Reporters .

[92]

Troopergate

.Troopergate is the popular name of a scandal involving allegations by two Arkansas state troopers that they arranged sexual liaisons for then-Governor Bill Clinton.^ I couldn’t believe FAUX was stupid enough to think that they could fool or stump Bill Clinton.
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^ Seriously they are the most rightwinged bastards out there, good for you Bill Clinton.
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^ Bravo to the administration for the work they have done and to President Obama for being willing to let Bill Clinton take the credit for this diplomatic coup.
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The allegations by state troopers Larry Patterson and Roger Perry were first reported by David Brock in the American Spectator in 1993. The story mentioned a woman named Paula, a reference to Paula Jones. Brock later admitted journalistic dishonesty and apologized.

Pardons and campaign finance

.Clinton issued 141 pardons and 36 commutations on his last day in office on January 20, 2001.[31][93] Most of the controversy surrounded Marc Rich and allegations that Hillary Clinton's brother, Hugh Rodham, accepted payments in return for influencing the president's decision-making regarding the pardons.^ He remains president until January 2001.
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^ I too, hope Hillary Clinton is not nominated for President.
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^ January 30, 2001: Clinton Asks Aides to Investigate ‘Vandal Scandal’ .
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[94] .Some of Clinton's pardons remain a point of controversy.^ The Washington Post gives some of the details and forecasts what Clinton can do for Kerry in the remaining sixteen days before the election.

^ Clinton pardoned, the corporations who cooked the books and cost the little guy big under Clinton, but it doesn’t really matter at this point does it?
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^ But, as JPark pointed out, Clinton did make some effort to get Bin Laden, albiet ineffective and unsuccessful.
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[95]
.The 1996 United States campaign finance controversy was an alleged effort by the People's Republic of China (PRC) to influence the domestic policies of the United States, prior to and during the Clinton administration and also involved the fundraising practices of the administration itself.^ The Republicans during Clinton’s administration were treasonous.
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^ The United States begins a practice known as “rendition,” the official purpose of which is to bring suspected foreign criminals to justice.
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^ North Korea is starving it's people and they can use a lot of help from other countries like the United States.
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[96]

Legislation and programs

Major legislation signed
Major legislation vetoed
Proposals not passed by Congress
Initiatives

Judicial appointments

Clinton appointed the following justices to the Supreme Court:
.In addition to his two Supreme Court appointments, Clinton appointed 66 judges to the United States Courts of Appeals, and 305 judges to the United States district courts.^ First president to be held in contempt of court - Greatest amount of illegal campaign contributions - Greatest amount of illegal campaign contributions from abroad - First president disbarred from the US Supreme Court and a state court .
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^ Executive Order 12960 - Amendments to the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States, 1984 .

^ Executive Order 12936 - Amendments to the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States, 1984 .

.His total of 373 judicial appointments, is second in American history, behind Ronald Reagan.^ AMERICAN PRESIDENT RONALD REAGAN HOSTS EGYPTIAN PRESIDENT HOSNI MUBARAK AT THE WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON, D.C., JANUARY 27, 1983 .

.Clinton also experienced a number of judicial appointment controversies, as 24 nominees to 20 different federal appellate judgeships were not processed by the Republican-controlled Senate Judiciary Committee.^ Statement on the Senate Judiciary Committee Vote on Supreme Court Nominee Stephen Breyer .

^ Letter to the Chairman of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary on Gun Safety Legislation .

^ Entity Tags: William Jefferson (“Bill”) Clinton , Central Intelligence Agency , John Paul Hammerschmidt , Federal Bureau of Investigation , Richard M. Nixon , House Judiciary Committee .
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Approval

Clinton's approval ratings throughout his presidential career
.Clinton's job approval rating ranged from 36% in mid-1993 to 64% in late 1993 and early 1994.[100] In his second term, his rating was consistently ranged from the high-50s to the high-60s.^ But Bill Clinton is six weeks younger than his successor, and was only fifty-four when he finished his second term.

^ It drives Republic*nts nuts that after Monica, after impeachment, after everything, Clinton left office with a 60% approval rating.
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[101] .After his impeachment proceedings in 1998 and 1999, Clinton's rating reached its highest point at 73% approval.^ In 1998, President Clinton faces a growing scandal about his sexual relationship with aide Monica Lewinsky, and even faces the possibility of impeachment over the matter.
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^ It drives Republic*nts nuts that after Monica, after impeachment, after everything, Clinton left office with a 60% approval rating.
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[102] .He finished with an approval rating of 68%, which matched those of Ronald Reagan and Franklin D. Roosevelt as the highest ratings for departing presidents in the modern era.^ So it was left to an angry woman in this city in which, as the Soviets saw it, they helped save the world from the Nazis, to inform me that President Ronald Reagan had threatened to bomb the USSR. .

^ Twenty-five years ago, President Ronald Reagan came back from his first trip to what he previously had been pleased to call " Red China " and spoke of the " so-called Communist China ."

^ Statement on Former President Ronald Reagan's Hip Surgery .

[103]
As he was leaving office, a CNN/USA TODAY/Gallup poll revealed 45% said they'd miss him. .While 55% thought he "would have something worthwhile to contribute and should remain active in public life", 68% thought he'd be remembered for his "involvement in personal scandal", and 58% answered "No" to the question "Do you generally think Bill Clinton is honest and trustworthy?". 47% of the respondents identified themselves as being Clinton supporters.^ Thank you Bill Clinton!
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^ Clinton didn’t answer the question.
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^ You don’t think that’s a legitimate question?
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47% said he would be remembered as either "outstanding" or "above average" as a president while 22% said he would be remembered as "below average" or "poor".[104]
.The Gallup Organization published a poll in February 2007 asking respondents to name the greatest president in U.S. history; Clinton came in fourth place, capturing 13% of the vote.^ President Clinton, you are the greatest.
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^ I can certainly understand why former President Bill Clinton lost his temper at Chris Wallace when the Fox News reporter asked him: [...
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^ President Clinton nailed Wallace on the points about Somalia, the points about him not asking the same questions of the Bush adminstration.
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.In a 2006 Quinnipiac University poll asking respondents to name the best president since World War II, Clinton ranked 3% behind Ronald Reagan to place second with 25% of the vote.^ So it was left to an angry woman in this city in which, as the Soviets saw it, they helped save the world from the Nazis, to inform me that President Ronald Reagan had threatened to bomb the USSR. .

^ And in December we will have been in Iraq longer than we were in World War II. How can anyone still believe that we should have went into Iraq.
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^ And of course we’d be living in a different world if Clinton had still been President on 9/11.
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.However, in the same poll, when respondents were asked to name the worst president since World War II, Clinton placed 1% behind Richard Nixon and 18% behind George W. Bush to come in third with 16% of the vote.^ MAY 1, 2006: May Day Today's " turning point " in Iraq (so declared by George W. Bush on the third anniversary of "Mission Accomplished") as the new "light at the end of the tunnel"?

^ Proclamation 6806 - Time for the National Observance of the Fiftieth Anniversary of World War II, 1995 .

^ Alexander Lukashenko is said to have won more than eighty percent of the vote in his run for a third term as president of Belarus.

[105]
.In May 2006, a CNN poll comparing Clinton's job performance with that of his successor, George W. Bush, found that a strong majority of respondents said Clinton outperformed Bush in six different areas questioned.^ MAY 1, 2006: May Day Today's " turning point " in Iraq (so declared by George W. Bush on the third anniversary of "Mission Accomplished") as the new "light at the end of the tunnel"?

^ President Clinton nailed Wallace on the points about Somalia, the points about him not asking the same questions of the Bush adminstration.
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^ A previous poster had said that nobody respects Bush and that Clinton was respected worldwide.
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[106] ABC News characterized public consensus on Clinton as, "You can't trust him, he's got weak morals and ethics – and he's done a heck of a good job."[107] Clinton's 66% Gallup Poll approval rating was also the highest Gallup approval rating of any Postwar President leaving office, three points ahead of Reagan.[13]
Clinton reading with a child in Chicago, September, 1998.

Public image

.As the first Baby Boomer president, Clinton was the first president in a half-century not to have been shaped by World War II. Authors Martin Walker and Bob Woodward state Clinton's innovative use of soundbite-ready dialogue, personal charisma, and public perception-oriented campaigning was major for his high public approval ratings.^ First president to be held in contempt of court - Greatest amount of illegal campaign contributions - Greatest amount of illegal campaign contributions from abroad - First president disbarred from the US Supreme Court and a state court .
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^ First first lady to come under criminal investigation - Largest criminal plea agreement in an illegal campaign contribution case - First president to establish a legal defense fund.
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^ And in December we will have been in Iraq longer than we were in World War II. How can anyone still believe that we should have went into Iraq.
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[108][109] When Clinton played the saxophone on The Arsenio Hall Show, he was described by some religious conservatives as "the MTV president."[110] Standing at a height of 6'2" (1.88 m), Clinton is tied with five others as the fourth-tallest president in the nation's history.a[›][111][112]
.Clinton drew strong support from the African American community and made improving race relations a major theme of his presidency.^ Former President Clinton mentions some very wealthy people, Gates, Buffett, who are supporting very liberal ideals.
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^ With this accident in mind, President Clinton requests, and Congress approves, over $1 billion in counterterrorism-related funding in September 1996.
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^ Statement by President Clinton The President spoke from the White House on his decision to strike ‘terrorist-related facilities’ aug 20 1998 .
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[113] .In 1998, Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison in The New Yorker called Clinton "the first Black president", saying, "Clinton displays almost every trope of blackness: single-parent household, born poor, working-class, saxophone-playing, McDonald's-and-junk-food-loving boy from Arkansas", and comparing Clinton's sex life, scrutinized despite his career accomplishments, to the stereotyping and double standards that blacks typically endure.^ President Clinton Fox News interview… says: .
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^ I can certainly understand why former President Bill Clinton lost his temper at Chris Wallace when the Fox News reporter asked him: [...
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^ The honest UN Panel experts stood up against Al Gore, who in the first news, alone won the Nobel Prize.
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[114]
.In 2008, Morrison's sentiments were raised anew as Barack Obama, who would later become the country's first African-American President, ran for the presidency.^ Korea would have become a communist country.
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^ Happy Birthday to our American born president, Barack Obama.
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^ According to author Steve Coll, the directive is the “first official recognition by any American president” of the threat posed by terrorists using weapons of mass destruction.
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.After endorsing Obama, Morrison distanced herself from her 1998 remark about Clinton, saying that it was misunderstood.^ I don't care what President Clinton has to say about anything–especially on issues of marriage.
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^ But it says what we knew along about Clinton and what we forgot about him over the past 8 disaster years.
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^ August 4th, 2009 3:41 pm ET Jack It says a real President (Obama) knows a real President (Clinton) and how, and where, and when to use him.
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.She noted that she has "no idea what his real instincts are, in terms of race" and said she was only describing the way he was being treated during the impeachment trial as an equivalent to a poor black person living in the ghetto.^ I have no idea and really don’t care.
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^ Due to the push on blame towards Bush you have to realize there is no one person that you can blame for this.
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^ It's just nice to see someone finally come to their senses and realize that they have no right to interfere in the lives of two consenting adults.
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[115] .Obama himself, when asked in a Democratic debate about Morrison's declaration of Clinton as "black", replied that Clinton had an enormous "affinity" with the black community, but joked he would need to see Clinton's dancing ability before judging him to be black.^ I can certainly understand why former President Bill Clinton lost his temper at Chris Wallace when the Fox News reporter asked him: [...
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^ This country would be a better place if we had more democrats like Clinton and Gore!
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^ That was pretty disingenuous of Wallace to say he was “surprised” about viewers wanting him to ask that question.
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[116]

Sexual misconduct allegations

.Throughout his career, Clinton has been subject to various allegations of sexual misconduct, though only his extramarital sexual relationships with Monica Lewinsky and Gennifer Flowers have been admitted by him.^ Defense Secretary William Cohen also warns Clinton that he will be criticized for changing the subject from the Lewinsky scandal.
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^ The worst thing Clinton lied about was the Monica Lewinsky debacle; very unsavory at best, disgusting, reprehensible and immoral at worst.
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^ In 1998, President Clinton faces a growing scandal about his sexual relationship with aide Monica Lewinsky, and even faces the possibility of impeachment over the matter.
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[117]
.For alleged misconduct during his governorship Paula Jones brought a sexual harassment lawsuit against Clinton while he was president.^ President Clinton is briefed on the developments, but no action against Pakistan or China is taken at this time.
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^ In 1998, President Clinton faces a growing scandal about his sexual relationship with aide Monica Lewinsky, and even faces the possibility of impeachment over the matter.
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^ I had an enormous faith in America during the time Bill Clinton was President.
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.Clinton argued that as a sitting president, he should not be vulnerable to a civil suit of this nature.^ Clinton represented everything that a president should be: a man of integrity, honor, charisma, and intellect.
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^ They probably thought Bill Clinton was still the sitting President.
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.The case landed in the U.S. Supreme Court.^ Statement on the Supreme Court Decision on the Student Athlete Drug Testing Case .

^ Statement on the Supreme Court Decision on the Georgia Congressional Redistricting Case .

.The Supreme Court held that "Deferral of this litigation until petitioner's Presidency ends is not constitutionally required."^ First president to be held in contempt of court - Greatest amount of illegal campaign contributions - Greatest amount of illegal campaign contributions from abroad - First president disbarred from the US Supreme Court and a state court .
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^ HARRIET MIERS , nominated to the Supreme Court by George W. Bush today, once told someone that " the president was the most brilliant man she had ever met ."

^ Until a court intervenes, the president is bound by Congress’s decision.
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[118]
.However, a U.S. judge in Arkansas, Susan Webber Wright, ruled that since Jones had not suffered any damages, the case should be dismissed.^ You should ask yourselves, what has improved while these Republican nut cases have been in charge since 1994?
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^ However, why should heteros be the only ones to suffer?
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[119] This judge had been one of Clinton's students at the University of Arkansas. On April 2, 1998, Judge Susan Webber Wright dismissed Jones' lawsuit.[120] In July, Jones filed an appeal and prevailed.
.During the deposition for the Jones lawsuit which was held at the White House,[121] Clinton denied having sexual relations with Monica Lewinsky – a denial that became the basis for the impeachment charge of perjury.^ President Clinton was an embarrassment to the White House.
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^ Washington Post, 1/17/1999 ] Accusations of Political Distraction - Many of Clinton’s political opponents, including Republican lawmakers and conservative commentators and radio hosts, accuse Clinton, both during and after the strikes, of attempting to use a military operation to distract the nation from his admission of a sexual liaison with intern Monica Lewinsky.
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^ The worst thing Clinton lied about was the Monica Lewinsky debacle; very unsavory at best, disgusting, reprehensible and immoral at worst.
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.On November 18, 1998, Clinton agreed to an out-of-court settlement, and agreed to pay Jones and her attorneys a sum of $850,000.00.[122] Clinton, however, still offered no apology to Jones and still denied ever engaging in a sexual affair with her.^ In 1998, President Clinton faces a growing scandal about his sexual relationship with aide Monica Lewinsky, and even faces the possibility of impeachment over the matter.
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^ Doug says – reply to this 97 BJ Clinton has committed a long litany of sexual affairs and sexual assaults on women.
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^ For example after Clinton lowered standards it allowed for a person that made 1,000 a week to pay a 1,500 mortgage a week.
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[122]
.In 1998, Kathleen Willey alleged Clinton sexually assaulted her four years previously.^ This memo follows another one signed by Clinton the previous year that allowed the agency to use a group of tribal fighters to kill bin Laden (see December 24, 1998 ).
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^ In 1998, President Clinton faces a growing scandal about his sexual relationship with aide Monica Lewinsky, and even faces the possibility of impeachment over the matter.
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^ Doug says – reply to this 97 BJ Clinton has committed a long litany of sexual affairs and sexual assaults on women.
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.In 1998, Juanita Broaddrick alleged she was raped by Clinton some twenty years previously.^ Pardon - In 1998, Senator Daniel Moynihan (D-NY) will call Morison’s conviction an “anomaly,” the only one of its kind in 81 years, and ask President Clinton to pardon Morison.
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^ This memo follows another one signed by Clinton the previous year that allowed the agency to use a group of tribal fighters to kill bin Laden (see December 24, 1998 ).
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The accusations by Willey and Broaddrick were never brought before a court. The independent counsel determined Willey gave "false information" to the FBI and inconsistent sworn testimony related to the Jones allegation. .Broaddrick's only sworn testimony about Clinton was a previous denial of any harassment by Clinton.^ Clinton is livid and yells at Sharif for breaking promises, not only about Kashmir but also about failing to help with bin Laden.
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[123] .Gennifer Flowers, Elizabeth Ward Gracen, Sally Perdue, and Dolly Kyle Browning each said she had had adulterous sexual relations with Clinton during or before his service as governor.^ I was in the service (Army) during the Clinton years.
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^ He said he’d never had sexual relations with her.
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^ She said they were just as aggressive before 911 as President Clinton was.
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.Gracen later apologized to Hillary Clinton for having sex with Bill.^ August 4th, 2009 4:23 pm ET Bill has helped undermine Hillary Clinton's ability to project power and compentence in her position around the world.
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^ Kudo's to Clinton, and Kudo's to Obama and Hillary, that they do not feel threatened by the intervention of Bill.
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^ The Government, with the help of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, sent Former President Bill Clinton who negotiated the hostages' release.
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[124]
Dolly Kyle Browning alleged that she and Clinton engaged in a long sexual affair.[125] Browning began writing a "semi-autobiographical novel" about the affair. .In the publication process, Browning asserted that Clinton did everything in his power to prohibit and undermine publication.^ He says he did everything in his power – really?
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^ Bottom line, Clinton did every thing in his power to go after Bin Laden!
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^ August 4th, 2009 4:23 pm ET Bill has helped undermine Hillary Clinton's ability to project power and compentence in her position around the world.
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.Browning sued Clinton for damages, but the US Court of Appeals would deny her appeal.^ Entity Tags: Office of Legal Counsel , Jack Quinn , Walter Dellinger , William Jefferson (“Bill”) Clinton , US Supreme Court , US Department of Justice .
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[126]

Post-presidential career

Public speaking and campaigning

Hillary Clinton re-enacts being sworn in as a U.S. Senator by Vice President Gore as Bill and Chelsea Clinton observe.
.At the end of his presidency, Clinton moved to New York and helped his wife get elected to the Senate there.^ I can certainly understand why former President Bill Clinton lost his temper at Chris Wallace when the Fox News reporter asked him: [...
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^ Linda writes: The U.S. government hardly failed – let's remember that President Clinton's wife is our Secretary of State!
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^ Making Both Ends Meet The income and outlay of New York working girls (English) (as Author) Clark, Thomas M. (Thomas March), 1812-1903 .
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.Clinton also has spoken around the world about politics and policy issues, often speaking before businesses and charities for over $100,000 a speech..^ August 4th, 2009 4:23 pm ET Bill has helped undermine Hillary Clinton's ability to project power and compentence in her position around the world.
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^ Clinton was an incredibly political animal but he was damned serious about getting bin Laden, which was NOT politically expedient for him.
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^ Clinton is absolutely correct about the political climate of the era towards Osama Bin Laden.
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[127] .In 2007, Clinton met with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, and spoke at the Ontario economic summit.^ Clinton asks the UN to consider economic sanctions; in response, North Korea says sanctions will trigger a war.
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^ Minajuda@yahoo.com,RChisty84@yahoo.com,RChisty94@yahoo.com,RChisty84@gmail.com:- & to forward this case to UN secretary general & UNSC !!
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He has also spoken at the last six Democratic National Conventions, dating back to 1988.

William J. Clinton Presidential Center

.The William J. Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock, Arkansas was dedicated on November 18, 2004.[128] The library has the largest archives of any presidential library.^ Remarks at a Gore 2000 Meeting in Little Rock, Arkansas .

^ Remarks at an Arkansas Victory '98 Dinner in Little Rock .

^ Remarks at a Victory Celebration in Little Rock, Arkansas .

Published work

Clinton released a personal autobiography, My Life in 2004.[129]
.In 2007, he released, Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World which became a bestseller and gandered positive reviews.^ The World Commission gives “The Global Agenda for Changes“, making the Foundation for development, rescuing the planet and its children .
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^ How about getting off the air and letting us enjoy some positive spins instead?
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[130]

William Clinton Foundation

The William J. Clinton Foundation promotes and provides for a number of humanitarian causes. Within the foundation, the Clinton Foundation HIV and AIDS Initiative (CHAI) strives to make treatment for HIV/AIDS more affordable and to implement large-scale integrated care, treatment, and prevention programs. .While in Sydney to attend a Global Business Forum, Clinton signed a memorandum of understanding on behalf of his presidential foundation with the Australian government to promote HIV/AIDS programs in the Asia-Pacific region.^ President Clinton issues Presidential Decision Directive 67 (PDD-67), which updates the US Continuity of Government (COG) program in line with the emerging threat posed by terrorists.
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^ President Clinton signs a Memorandum of Notification, which authorizes the CIA to plan the capture of bin Laden using force.
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^ President Bill Clinton signs a memorandum of notification authorizing the CIA to kill Osama bin Laden.
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Clinton with former President George H. W. Bush in January 2005.
.The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), funded by the Clinton Foundation, was inaugurated September 15–17, 2005, in New York City to coincide with the 2005 World Summit.^ [Source: ABC News] George W. Bush is inaugurated as the 43rd US President, replacing Bill Clinton.
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^ Today, the place to hear him think out loud is at the annual Clinton Global Initiative conference in New York, where he gathers hundreds of heads of state, business moguls, nonprofit executives, academics, and even Hollywood stars not just to talk about the world's problems but to do something about them.
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^ Clinton, Mr. Clinton was no longer president—on the last flight to New York… was stripped bare.
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.The focus areas of the initiative include attempts to address world problems such as global public health, poverty alleviation and religious and ethnic conflict.^ He was told the interview would focus on his nonpartisan efforts to raise over $7 billion to combat the world’s biggest problems .
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^ The Iraqis seem hellbent on indulging in racial, religious, and ethnic conflict among themselves.
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[131]
Clinton announced through the William J. Clinton Foundation an agreement by major soft drink manufacturers to stop selling sugared sodas and juice drinks in public primary and secondary schools within the United States, on May 3, 2005.[132]
.The foundation has received donations from a number of foreign governments, including the king of Morocco, a foundation linked to the United Arab Emirates, and the governments of Kuwait and Qatar.^ Statement on the Sale of F16 Aircraft to the United Arab Emirates .

^ Joint Statement on United States-United Arab Emirates Relations .

[133]
In 2008 newspapers reported that "Mr. Clinton had travelled to Kazakhstan with a Canadian mining magnate, Frank Giustra, to meet its dictator president. Mr. Giustra later won three lucrative uranium mining contracts from the government and then donated $US31 million to Mr. Clinton's charity."[133]

Relations with George H. W. Bush

.In the aftermath of the Asian tsunami and Hurricane Katrina, Clinton established, with fellow former President George H. W. Bush, the Bush-Clinton Katrina Fund and Bush-Clinton Tsunami Fund, for which they were awarded the 2006 Philadelphia Liberty Medal on October 5, 2006.[134] They spoke together at the funeral of Boris Yeltsin.^ I can certainly understand why former President Bill Clinton lost his temper at Chris Wallace when the Fox News reporter asked him: [...
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^ Should there be an opportunity to use President George W. Bush, we should do that too.
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^ President Clinton nailed Wallace on the points about Somalia, the points about him not asking the same questions of the Bush adminstration.
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[135]
Then-President George W. Bush, to help the victims of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake, named Clinton and George H. W. Bush to lead a nationwide campaign on January 3, 2005. U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan selected Clinton to head the United Nations earthquake and tsunami relief and reconstruction effort on February 1, 2005.[136]
.Five days later, to raise money for relief through the USA Freedom Corps, Clinton and Bush appeared on the Fox Super Bowl XXXIX pre-game show.^ CNN, 12/19/2000 ] Clinton gives Bush his list of his top five priorities.
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^ Just one day later, Clinton will brief incoming President Bush on the al-Qaeda threat (see December 19, 2000 ).
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[137] .Thirteen days later, to see the relief efforts, they traveled to the affected areas.^ Just one day later, Clinton will brief incoming President Bush on the al-Qaeda threat (see December 19, 2000 ).
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Clinton, along with George W. Bush, Laura Bush, George H. W. Bush, Condoleezza Rice, and Andrew Card pay their respects to Pope John Paul II before the pope's funeral.

Environment

.To create the Clinton Foundation Climate Change Initiative (CCI), the William J. Clinton Foundation entered into a partnership with the Large Cities Climate Leadership Group on August 1, 2006, agreeing to provide resources to allow the participating cities to enter into an energy-saving product purchasing consortium and to provide technical and communications support.^ Defense Secretary William Cohen also warns Clinton that he will be criticized for changing the subject from the Lewinsky scandal.
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^ August 4th, 2009 4:32 pm ET Bill Clinton set policies that effectively changed lives of many minorities here and also around the world.
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^ GO CLINTON and he is so right, they are all up in arms over Murdoch supporting the climate change stuff, those wingnuts are in a tailspin over it.
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.Clinton criticized the Bush administration for its handling of emissions control while speaking at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Montreal on December 9, 2005. To promote initiatives concerning the environment, Clinton twice visited the University of California, Los Angeles in 2006. First, to advertise the Large Cities Climate Leadership Group, he met with Tony Blair, Ken Livingstone, Antonio Villaraigosa, and Gavin Newsom on August 1, 2006. On October 13, 2006, he spoke in favor of California Proposition 87 on alternative energy, which was voted down.^ Clinton cant handle the criticism.
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^ Clinton on his priorities and the Bush administration priorities : .
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^ October 2nd, 2006 at 5:13 pm .
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2008 Presidential election

Clinton speaking at a rally for his wife at Dickinson College.
.In the course of the 2008 Democratic presidential primary campaign, Clinton vigorously advocated on behalf of his wife, Hillary Clinton.^ Zooey, Hillary will be the Demcrat’s presidential nominee in 2008.
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^ Are you looking for votes for your wife in the next presidential campaign?
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^ August 4th, 2009 4:17 pm ET I've always said that the wrong Clinton ran in the Democratic Primary.
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.Some worried that as an ex-president, he was too active on the trail, too negative to Clinton rival Barack Obama, and alienating his supporters at home and abroad.^ August 4th, 2009 4:26 pm ET In this case, President Clinton is a government emissary working on behalf of the Obama administration; where he has 'succeeded', the government has 'succeeded'; where he has 'failed', the government has 'failed'.
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^ President Obama was smart to use Clinton for this; he is known world-wide as a great humanitarian.
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^ Happy Birthday to our American born president, Barack Obama.
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[141]."[142] .Many were especially critical of him following his remarks in the South Carolina primary, which Obama won.^ Remarks at the Dedication of Mount Zion A.M.E. Church in Greeleyville, South Carolina .

^ Remarks at a Reception for Representative James E. Clyburn in Columbia, South Carolina .

^ Remarks Following Discussions With President Kim Dae-jung of South Korea and an Exchange With Reporters .

.Later in the 2008 primaries, there was some rivalry infighting between Bill and Hillary's staffs, especially in Pennsylvania.^ Some of those provisions were restored in the compromise bill.” [ CNN, 4/18/1996 ; New York Times, 4/25/1996 ; Roberts, 2008, pp.
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^ Between Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton, it's nice to know that we have some very intelligent and respected leaders that can step up to the plate when needed!
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[143][144] .Based on Bill's remarks, many thought that he couldn't rally Hillary supporters behind Obama after Obama won the primary.^ Kudo's to Clinton, and Kudo's to Obama and Hillary, that they do not feel threatened by the intervention of Bill.
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^ I couldn’t look at him or listen to him for months after the fact of that lie came out, but except for lying under oath, it was really for Bill and Hillary to sort out.
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^ We appreciate Obama but he can't get the job done like Hillary and Bill.
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[145] Such remarks lead to apprehension that the party would be split to the detriment of Obama's election. Fears were allayed August 27, 2008 when Clinton enthusiastically endorsed Obama at the 2008 Democratic National Convention, saying that all his experience as president assures him that Obama is "ready to lead".[146]

Trip to North Korea

.Clinton made an unannounced trip to North Korea, a country with which the United States does not have diplomatic relations, on August 4, 2009.[147] Clinton arrived in Pyongyang in order to negotiate the release of U.S. citizens Euna Lee and Laura Ling, who were imprisoned by North Korean forces for illegally entering the country from China while filming a documentary and given a 12-year sentence.^ But Clinton also extends diplomatic offerings to North Korea.
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^ August 4th, 2009 4:21 pm ET Jack, maybe if Cowboy George had sent Clinton to North Korea years ago we would not have the issues with nuclear proliferation on the Korean peninsula...just a thought.
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^ August 4th, 2009 3:50 pm ET The only thing Clinton did was legitimize a dictator who does not even give his citizens the right to basic electricity through out most parts of his repressed country!
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[148] .His visit to North Korea was the second such trip by a former U.S. President, the other occurring when Jimmy Carter visited in 1994.[148] After Clinton met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, Kim issued a special pardon for the two journalists.^ President Clinton visits Pakistan.
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^ Clinton is possibly the worst president of all time, after Jimmy Carter.
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^ He sets up a diplomatic back-channel to that nation in the form of former President Jimmy Carter, who has an informal conference with North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung.
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[149] .On the morning of August 5, the journalists were released from custody and flew home to the United States with Clinton.^ August 4th, 2009 4:22 pm ET Call me crazy, but I'm guessing that Bill Clinton, the Secretary of State, and President were collaborating on this.
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^ August 4th, 2009 3:59 pm ET Regarding Bill Clinton and the pardoning of those journalists: I think that Clinton had obviously planned this trip and intervention in N. Korea, with a deal to release the journalists before he even went over there.
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^ August 4th, 2009 4:18 pm ET Jack-What makes you think that the US gov't was not involved in getting the journalists released?
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United Nations Special Envoy to Haiti

.In 2009, Clinton was named United Nations Special Envoy to Haiti.^ Entity Tags: William Arkin , United Nations Special Commission , US Department of Defense , Tony Blair , David Kay , Saddam Hussein , Tariq Aziz , William S. Cohen , Monica Lewinsky , William Jefferson (“Bill”) Clinton .
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^ Entity Tags: William Jefferson (“Bill”) Clinton , United Nations Conference on Disarmament .
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^ Clinton does heavily bomb Iraq in late 1998, but the bombing doesn’t last long and its long term effect is the break off of United Nations weapons inspections.
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[14] .On January 16, 2010, in response to the 2010 Haiti earthquake, U.S. President Barack Obama announced that Clinton and George W. Bush will coordinate efforts to raise funds for Haiti's recovery.^ Should there be an opportunity to use President George W. Bush, we should do that too.
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^ President Clinton nailed Wallace on the points about Somalia, the points about him not asking the same questions of the Bush adminstration.
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^ Bravo to the administration for the work they have done and to President Obama for being willing to let Bill Clinton take the credit for this diplomatic coup.
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Health

In September 2004, Clinton received a quadruple bypass surgery.[152] .On February 11, 2010, he was rushed to Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York City after complaining of chest pains, and had two coronary stents implanted in his heart.^ US Department of Homeland Security, 7/9/2003 ; US Department of Homeland Security, 11/8/2004 ] On 9/11, one or possibly both the cities targeted—Washington and New York—will be less than three weeks from major events that have been designated as NSSEs (see 8:30 a.m.
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^ The group agrees that New York City airports should go on a maximum security alert that weekend and security should be boosted at other East Coast airports.
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^ Later in December and again in January 1999 the source says the hijacking has been postponed because two operatives have been arrested in Washington or New York.
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[152][153][154][155][156]

Honors and accolades

The President of the Czech Republic awarded Clinton the Order of the White Lion, First Class with Collar Chain in 1998.[157]
Statue of Clinton playing golf
.From a poll conducted of the American people in December 1999, Clinton was among eighteen included in Gallup's List of Widely Admired People of the 20th century.^ December 10, 1993: Clinton Signs North American Free Trade Agreement .
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^ December 9, 1999: President Clinton Warned about Al-Qaeda Operatives Living in US .
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^ President Clinton, I think that you worked really hard for your country and cared about ALL of the American people, and I am glad you are strongly defending yourself.
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.Clinton received the 2000 International Charlemagne Prize of the city of Aachen (a prestigious European prize),[158] 2004 Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for Children for narrating the Russian National Orchestra's album Wolf Tracks and Peter and the Wolf (along with Mikhail Gorbachev and Sophia Loren) and 2005 Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for My Life, 2005 J. William Fulbright Prize for International Understanding,[159] and 2007 TED Prize (named for the confluence of technology, entertainment and design).^ May be there names also used by this Hindu rich nation to get technology ,from USA defense ,NASA !!??
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^ I had my first publication against Al-Quida ,Taliban from Dubai in 2002 -2003 =Ruhel Sensor =WMD , then My One environmental work Nominated for Dubai International Award 2004,2005 ,2006 =UN awards = www.unhabitat.org =www.bestpractices.org, .
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^ THEY ,want to put there nation name with Nobel Prize !!??
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[160] .On October 17, 2002, Clinton became the first white person to be inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame.^ August 17-Late August 1998: President Clinton Criticized for Using Missile Strike on Al-Qaeda as Distraction from Personal Sex Scandal .
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[161]
.He received an honorary doctorate of laws from Tulane University in New Orleans (along with George H. W. Bush),[162] University of Michigan,[163] University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,[164] and also from the University of Hong Kong.^ In the new book ‘Bush on the Couch,’ psychoanalyst and professor at George Washington University, Justin Frank studies the president’s public pronouncements and behavior, along with biographical data, to craft a comprehensive psychological profile of Bush.
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^ [Source: ABC News] George W. Bush is inaugurated as the 43rd US President, replacing Bill Clinton.
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^ This plan will later be used for the 1999 North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s 50th anniversary celebration in Washington, the 2000 Republican convention in Philadelphia, the 2000 Democratic convention in New York, and the George W. Bush inauguration in 2001.
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[165] He is the recipient of an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Pace University's Lubin School of Business,[166] from Rochester Institute of Technology,[167] and from Knox College.[168] On October 16, 2009, Clinton received an honorary doctorate from McGill University in recognition of "an unyielding devotion to social justice in the world".[169]
.On November 22, 2004, New York Republican Governor George Pataki named Clinton and the other living former presidents (Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, and George H. W. Bush) as honorary members of the board rebuilding the World Trade Center.^ Should there be an opportunity to use President George W. Bush, we should do that too.
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^ August 4th, 2009 4:06 pm ET It's apparent that the Government, with the help of former President Clinton, were very successful!!
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^ Former President Clinton asks aides to investigate reports of vandalism alleged to have been perpetrated by outgoing members of his staff (see January 25-27, 2001 and January 26, 2001 ).
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.In 2005, the University of Arkansas System opened the Clinton School of Public Service on the grounds of the Clinton Presidential Center.^ This is why the man has founded the Clinton School of Public Service.
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^ May 22, 1998: Presidential Directive Puts Secret Service In Charge of Security for Major Public Events .
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.On December 3, 2006, Clinton was made an honorary chief and Grand Companion of the Order of Logohu by Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Michael Somare.^ Sir this news was came in -Leading news paper of india , so Lal Krishan Advaani became Vice Prime minister of india !
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^ In India Hindu terrorist are chief ministers ,Nominated for Prime Minister , MP =Member of parliament ,Home minister , for get IB, RAW ,,Indian military , Indian police forget these !!??
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^ Rajastahnpatrica , Prahtcal , Rastradut , ++ All local news papers , police +collector + Environmental labs +Member of parliament +Prime minister + President !!
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.Clinton was awarded the honor for his "outstanding leadership for the good of mankind during two terms as U.S. president" and his commitment to the global fight against HIV/AIDS and other health challenges in developing countries.^ The right-wing is responible for interfering, during the 8 years Clinton was president, with the country’s ability to handle the terrorist threat by distracting our leaders with made-up scandals and witch-hunts that had nothing to do with the well-being of the nation.
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^ But neither CIA Director George Tenet nor President Bill Clinton had the will to wage a real fight against terrorists who were killing US citizens.” [ CNN, 12/15/2001 ; Berntsen and Pezzullo, 2005, pp.
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^ Billionaire to commit all profits to fight Global Warming [...
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On June 2, 2007, Clinton, along with former president George H.W. Bush, received the International Freedom Conductor Award, for their help with the fund raising following the tsunami that devastated South Asia in 2004.[172] On June 13, 2007, Clinton was honored by the Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria alongside eight multinational-companies—HBO, Chevron Corporation, Standard Chartered plc, Eli Lilly and Company, Eskom Holdings Ltd, Marathon Oil Corporation, Coca-Cola, and Abbott—for his work to defeat HIV/AIDS.[173]
.In Europe, Bill Clinton remains popular, especially in a large part of the Balkans and in Ireland.^ August 4th, 2009 3:59 pm ET It says that Bill Clinton is a smooth-talking southerner (Arkansas is considered part of the South, right???
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^ Filed under: Bill Clinton • Popular Posts • Same-sex marriage .
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.In Pristina, Kosovo, a five-story picture of the former president was permanently engraved into the side of the tallest building in the province as a token of gratitude for Clinton's support during the crisis in Kosovo.^ I can certainly understand why former President Bill Clinton lost his temper at Chris Wallace when the Fox News reporter asked him: [...
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^ A 28 day vacation right before 9/11 - A ten day vacation during the Israeli-Lebanon crisis (Tony Blair was smart enough to postpone his vacation during this time) - A five week vacation right before and into Hurricane Katrina.
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^ August 4th, 2009 4:06 pm ET It's apparent that the Government, with the help of former President Clinton, were very successful!!
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[174] A statue of Clinton was also built[175] and a road was named Clinton Boulevard.[176]
.On May 1, 1988, Bill Clinton was inducted into the DeMolay International Hall of Fame.^ President Bill Clinton will sign the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act into law on November 12th, 1999.
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^ Bill Clinton can come into a country that said they were going to bomb America, and get American prisoners out?
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^ Bill Clinton waltzes into North Korea and wins the release of two journalists accused of entering North Korea illegally and engaging in hostile acts.
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.On September 9, 2008, Bill Clinton was named as the next chairman of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.^ September 25th, 2009 4:10 pm ET First Dick Cheney, now Bill Clinton.
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^ September 25th, 2009 5:46 pm ET Bill Clinton is right.
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^ September 25th, 2009 6:23 pm ET Bill Clinton, I love you even more now.
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.His term began January 1, 2009 and he succeeded Fmr.^ August 4th, 2009 4:16 pm ET Bill Clinton succeeded in his two terms as President of the United States of America.
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.President George H. W. Bush.^ Should there be an opportunity to use President George W. Bush, we should do that too.
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^ Compare that to George “War” Bush, the worst president in history!
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^ [Source: Library of Congress] Bill Clinton replaces George H. W. Bush as US president.
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.There is an elementary school in Compton, California named for Bill Clinton.^ And Bill Clinton put it there!
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^ August 4th, 2009 4:02 pm ET Bill Clinton went there with the blessing of the Obama administration.
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^ Kim Jong II looks like he's been given the silver platter and Bill Clinton looks like he can't wait to get out of there.
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It is in the Compton Unified School District.[179]
.There is also a middle school in Los Angeles in the Los Angeles Unified School District named for Bill Clinton.^ And Bill Clinton put it there!
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^ August 4th, 2009 4:02 pm ET Bill Clinton went there with the blessing of the Obama administration.
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^ Kim Jong II looks like he's been given the silver platter and Bill Clinton looks like he can't wait to get out of there.
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.On November 1, 2009 a statue of Bill Clinton was unveiled in Pristina, Kosovo.^ August 4th, 2009 5:00 pm ET Bill Clinton succeeded because he is a brilliant politician and diplomat and he is internationally held in very high regard.
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^ August 4th, 2009 4:23 pm ET Bill has helped undermine Hillary Clinton's ability to project power and compentence in her position around the world.
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^ August 4th, 2009 4:02 pm ET Bill Clinton went there with the blessing of the Obama administration.
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Further reading

Primary sources

  • Clinton, Bill. My Life. (2004). ISBN 0-375-41457-6.
  • --- (with Al Gore). .Science in the National Interest. Washington, D.C.: The White House, August 1994.
  • --- (with Al Gore).^ August 4th, 2009 4:37 pm ET First of all, Bill Clinton, Al Gore etc.
    • Cafferty File: Tell Jack how you really feel Blog Archive - Why did Bill Clinton succeed in N. Korea where U.S. govt failed? « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 12:16 UTC caffertyfile.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    ^ September 11, 1994: Suicidal Man Attempts to Crash Small Airplane into White House .
    • William Jefferson ("Bill") Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ This will drive a wedge between the FBI and Clinton’s White House and national security staff.
    • William Jefferson ("Bill") Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .The Climate Change Action Plan. Washington, D.C.: The White House, October 1993.
  • --- (with Al Gore).^ If Al Gore had respected with me signed contract on 25.06.2007, today he would have been the president of the USA, CO2 would be reduced on 50% and saved half of the total damages of the climate changes from 800 billions.
    • Bill Clinton tells FP what to read, who to watch, and why there's a chance of Middle East peace in 2010 | Foreign Policy 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.foreignpolicy.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ With bracelets to attend The Live Earth Concerts (Al Gore) and the bracelets propose for Nobel Prize for Peace, not to beg in the streets, is an engaged pose, with what was lost any possibility to stop climate changes.
    • Bill Clinton tells FP what to read, who to watch, and why there's a chance of Middle East peace in 2010 | Foreign Policy 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.foreignpolicy.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Remarks at the White House Conference on Climate Change .

    .Technology for America's economic growth, a new direction to build economic strength. Washington, D.C.: The White House, February 22, 1993.
  • Sidney Blumenthal The Clinton Wars.^ President Clinton was an embarrassment to the White House.
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Before the White House decided to go in its own direction, Congress seemed to be taking the commission’s suggestions seriously, according to Hart and Rudman.
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ I hope we never see another Clinton in the White House again.
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    (2003). ISBN 0-374-12502-3
  • Kenneth Starr The Starr Report: The Findings of Independent Counsel Kenneth W. Starr on President Clinton and the Lewinsky Affair (1998) ISBN 1-891620-24-X
  • George Stephanopoulos All Too Human: A Political Education (1998) ISBN 0-316-92919-0
  • S. Daniel Abraham Peace is Possible, foreword by Bill Clinton

Popular books

  • Peter Baker The Breach: Inside the Impeachment and Trial of William Jefferson Clinton (2000) ISBN 0-684-86813-X
  • James Bovard Feeling Your Pain: The Explosion and Abuse of Government Power in the Clinton-Gore Years (2000) ISBN 0-312-23082-6
  • Joe Conason and Gene Lyons The Hunting of the President: The Ten-Year Campaign to Destroy Bill and Hillary Clinton (2003) ISBN 0-312-27319-3
  • Elizabeth Drew On the Edge: The Clinton Presidency (1994) ISBN 0-671-87147-1
  • David Gergen Eyewitness to Power: The Essence of Leadership. (2000) ISBN 0-684-82663-1
  • Nigel Hamilton Bill Clinton: An American Journey (2003) ISBN 0-375-50610-1
  • John F. Harris The Survivor: Bill Clinton in the White House (2005) ISBN 0-375-50847-3
  • Christopher Hitchens No One Left to Lie to: The Triangulations of William Jefferson Clinton (1999) ISBN 1-85984-736-6
  • Michael Isikoff Uncovering Clinton: A Reporter's Story (1999) ISBN 0-609-60393-0
  • Mark Katz Clinton and Me: A Real-Life Political Comedy (2004) ISBN 978-0-7868-6949-7
  • Joe Klein The Natural: The Misunderstood Presidency of Bill Clinton (2003) ISBN 0-7679-1412-0
  • David Maraniss First in His Class: A Biography of Bill Clinton (1996) ISBN 0-684-81890-6
  • David Maraniss The Clinton Enigma: A Four and a Half Minute Speech Reveals This President's Entire Life (1998) ISBN 0-684-86296-4
  • Dick Morris with Eileen McGann Because He Could (2004) ISBN 0-06-078415-6
  • Roger Morris (American writer) Partners in Power: The Clintons and Their America (1996) ISBN 0-89526-302-5
  • Richard A. Posner An Affair of State: The Investigation, Impeachment, and Trial of President Clinton (1999) ISBN 0-674-00080-3
  • Mark J. Rozell The Clinton Scandal and the Future of American Government (2000) ISBN 0-87840-777-4
  • Michael Waldman POTUS Speaks: Finding the Words That Defined the Clinton Presidency (2000) ISBN 0-7432-0020-9
  • Ivory Tower Publishing Company Achievements of the Clinton Administration: the Complete Legislative and Executive (1995) ISBN 0-88032-748-0

Academic studies

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  • Cohen; Jeffrey E. "The Polls: Change and Stability in Public Assessments of Personal Traits, Bill Clinton, 1993-99" Presidential Studies Quarterly, Vol.^ Defense Secretary William Cohen also warns Clinton that he will be criticized for changing the subject from the Lewinsky scandal.
    • William Jefferson ("Bill") Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I have seen Bill Clinton speak in person, he is commanding, intelligent and like someone said previously “a rock star”.
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ But neither #1 nor #2 above changes the fact that Bill Clinton is a lying, low-life.
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    .31, 2001
  • Cronin, Thomas E. and Michael A. Genovese; "President Clinton and Character Questions" Presidential Studies Quarterly Vol.^ President Clinton nailed Wallace on the points about Somalia, the points about him not asking the same questions of the Bush adminstration.
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ August 4th, 2009 4:29 pm ET The question is why is Bill Clinton the only former President that can negotiate with N.Korea?
    • Cafferty File: Tell Jack how you really feel Blog Archive - Why did Bill Clinton succeed in N. Korea where U.S. govt failed? « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 12:16 UTC caffertyfile.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    ^ After at least a year of interagency planning, President Clinton signs classified Presidential Decision Directive 39, US Policy on Counterterrorism.
    • William Jefferson ("Bill") Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    28, 1998
  • Davis; John. ."The Evolution of American Grand Strategy and the War on Terrorism: Clinton and Bush Perspectives" White House Studies, Vol.^ Events this week have made it exceptionally difficult for all but the most rabidly irrational partisans to deny that the White House’s strategy in Iraq has been a dismal failure.
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ How did this country go from having a true hero like Clinton in the white house to a douchebag like Bush?
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ One of the many entries: January 2001: Outgoing Clinton officials say “The Bush team thinks we’re obsessed with terrorism”.
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    .3, 2003
  • Edwards; George C. "Bill Clinton and His Crisis of Governance" Presidential Studies Quarterly, Vol.^ Entity Tags: George J. Tenet , Central Intelligence Agency , William Jefferson (“Bill”) Clinton , Michael Scheuer , Osama bin Laden , Alec Station .
    • William Jefferson ("Bill") Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Entity Tags: Andrew Card , William Jefferson (“Bill”) Clinton , George W. Bush .
    • William Jefferson ("Bill") Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Entity Tags: Saddam Hussein , George W. Bush , Osama bin Laden , William Jefferson (“Bill”) Clinton .
    • William Jefferson ("Bill") Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    28, 1998
  • Fisher; Patrick. "Clinton's Greatest Legislative Achievement? the .Success of the 1993 Budget Reconciliation Bill" White House Studies, Vol.^ I now hope Hilary runs and wins in 2008, if only to have Bill back in the White House.
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    1, 2001
  • Glad; Betty. "Evaluating Presidential Character" Presidential Studies Quarterly, Vol. .28, 1998
  • Gormley, Kenneth, The Death of American Virtue: Clinton vs Starr.^ The number one issue for Clinton is Pakistan’s nuclear program, since Pakistan had recently illegally developed and exploded a nuclear weapon (see May 28, 1998 ).
    • William Jefferson ("Bill") Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    Crown. .(2010) ISBN 9780307409447
  • Harris, John F. The Survivor: Bill Clinton in the White House.^ How did this country go from having a true hero like Clinton in the white house to a douchebag like Bush?
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Law professor and House candidate Bill Clinton.
    • William Jefferson ("Bill") Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Right Wing Nut House » BILL CLINTON AND THE BIAS OF FOX NEWS says: .
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    (2005) ISBN 0-375-50847-3, biography
  • William G. Hyland. .Clinton's World: Remaking American Foreign Policy (1999) ISBN 0-275-96396-9
  • Jewett, Aubrey W. and Marc D. Turetzky; " Stability and Change in President Clinton's Foreign Policy Beliefs, 1993-96" Presidential Studies Quarterly, Vol.^ February 4, 1999: President Clinton Designates 7 Iraqi Opposition Groups as Eligible for US Funding .
    • William Jefferson ("Bill") Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Statement of Administration Policy: S. 2334 - Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Bill, FY 1999 .

    ^ December 10, 1993: Clinton Signs North American Free Trade Agreement .
    • William Jefferson ("Bill") Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    28, 1998
  • Johnson, Fard. ."Politics, Propaganda and Public Opinion: The Influence of Race and Class on the 1993 - 1994 Health Care Reform Debate."^ Jack, we should send Bill out to explain Health Care Reform at the Town Hall meetings.
    • Cafferty File: Tell Jack how you really feel Blog Archive - Why did Bill Clinton succeed in N. Korea where U.S. govt failed? « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 12:16 UTC caffertyfile.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Will health care reform help or hurt Democrats in midterm elections?
    • Cafferty File: Tell Jack how you really feel Blog Archive - Why did Bill Clinton succeed in N. Korea where U.S. govt failed? « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 12:16 UTC caffertyfile.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Hate Radio Host Neal Boortz Challenges Keith Olbermann To A Health Care Debate Dodd headed to Treasury?
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    (2004). .ISBN 1-4116-6345-4
  • Laham, Nicholas, A Lost Cause: Bill Clinton's Campaign for National Health Insurance (1996)
  • Lanoue, David J. and Craig F. Emmert; "Voting in the Glare of the Spotlight: Representatives' Votes on the Impeachment of President Clinton" Polity, Vol.^ I can certainly understand why former President Bill Clinton lost his temper at Chris Wallace when the Fox News reporter asked him: [...
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ July 15, 1996: President Clinton Signs Executive Order on Critical Infrastructure Protection .
    • William Jefferson ("Bill") Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Press Briefing by National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling and Deputy Assistant to the President for Health Care Chris Jennings .

    .32, 1999
  • Livingston, C. Don, Kenneth A. Wink; "The Passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement in the U.S. House of Representatives: Presidential Leadership or Presidential Luck?"^ December 10, 1993: Clinton Signs North American Free Trade Agreement .
    • William Jefferson ("Bill") Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Entity Tags: William Jefferson (“Bill”) Clinton , North American Free Trade Agreement .
    • William Jefferson ("Bill") Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Free Ships: The Restoration of the American Carrying Trade (English) (as Author) Codman, John Thomas .
    • Browse By Author: C - Project Gutenberg 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.gutenberg.org [Source type: Original source]

    Presidential Studies Quarterly, Vol. .27, 1997
  • Maurer; Paul J. "Media Feeding Frenzies: Press Behavior during Two Clinton Scandals" Presidential Studies Quarterly, Vol.^ He crashes into a wall two stories below the presidential bedroom (President Clinton is not there at the time).
    • William Jefferson ("Bill") Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ God Bless America during these last two years and on to Hilary Clinton as President and Bill as vice president.
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    29, 1999
  • Nie; Martin A. "'It's the Environment, Stupid!': Clinton and the Environment" Presidential Studies Quarterly, Vol. 27, 1997
  • O'Connor; Brendon. ."Policies, Principles, and Polls: Bill Clinton's Third Way Welfare Politics 1992-1996" The Australian Journal of Politics and History, Vol.^ Way to go Bill Clinton!!
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ It is either that Bill Clinton or Chelsea is gay, or he is paving the way for a paving the way for Hillary or Chelsea in 2012.
    • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Clinton speaks out on decision to support same-sex marriage « - Blogs from CNN.com 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ The people at FOX along with repugs are clearly trying to change history with their fake stories and lies, so Bill Clinton has every right to get in their faces and smack them with the facts.
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    .48, 2002
  • Poveda; Tony G. "Clinton, Crime, and the Justice Department" Social Justice, Vol.^ Entity Tags: Office of Legal Counsel , Jack Quinn , Walter Dellinger , William Jefferson (“Bill”) Clinton , US Supreme Court , US Department of Justice .
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    ^ February 9, 1995: Clinton Executive Order Extends Warrantless Surveillance Capabilities of Justice Department .
    • William Jefferson ("Bill") Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ November 1993: Clinton Justice Department Official Defends Use of Signing Statements .
    • William Jefferson ("Bill") Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .21, 1994
  • Renshon; Stanley A. The Clinton Presidency: Campaigning, Governing, and the Psychology of Leadership Westview Press, 1995
  • Renshon; Stanley A. "The Polls: The Public's Response to the Clinton Scandals, Part 1: Inconsistent Theories, Contradictory Evidence" Presidential Studies Quarterly, Vol.^ Linda writes: The U.S. government hardly failed – let's remember that President Clinton's wife is our Secretary of State!
    • Cafferty File: Tell Jack how you really feel Blog Archive - Why did Bill Clinton succeed in N. Korea where U.S. govt failed? « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 12:16 UTC caffertyfile.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Kudos to the American government for allowing President Clinton to intercede in freeing the journalists.
    • Cafferty File: Tell Jack how you really feel Blog Archive - Why did Bill Clinton succeed in N. Korea where U.S. govt failed? « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 12:16 UTC caffertyfile.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    ^ August 4th, 2009 4:06 pm ET It's apparent that the Government, with the help of former President Clinton, were very successful!!
    • Cafferty File: Tell Jack how you really feel Blog Archive - Why did Bill Clinton succeed in N. Korea where U.S. govt failed? « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 12:16 UTC caffertyfile.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    32, 2002
  • Rushefsky, Mark E. and Kant Patel. .Politics, Power & Policy Making: The Case of Health Care Reform in the 1990s (1998) ISBN 1-56324-956-1
  • Schantz, Harvey L. Politics in an Era of Divided Government: Elections and Governance in the Second Clinton Administration (2001) ISBN 0-8153-3583-0
  • Wattenberg; Martin P. "The Democrats' Decline in the House during the Clinton Presidency: An Analysis of Partisan Swings" Presidential Studies Quarterly, Vol.^ Jack, we should send Bill out to explain Health Care Reform at the Town Hall meetings.
    • Cafferty File: Tell Jack how you really feel Blog Archive - Why did Bill Clinton succeed in N. Korea where U.S. govt failed? « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 12:16 UTC caffertyfile.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Linda writes: The U.S. government hardly failed – let's remember that President Clinton's wife is our Secretary of State!
    • Cafferty File: Tell Jack how you really feel Blog Archive - Why did Bill Clinton succeed in N. Korea where U.S. govt failed? « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 12:16 UTC caffertyfile.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Kudos to the American government for allowing President Clinton to intercede in freeing the journalists.
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    .29, 1999
  • Wattier; Mark J. "The Clinton Factor: The Effects of Clinton's Personal Image in 2000 Presidential Primaries and in the General Election" White House Studies, Vol.^ White House, 2/4/1999 ] .
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    ^ How did this country go from having a true hero like Clinton in the white house to a douchebag like Bush?
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    ^ President Clinton was an embarrassment to the White House.
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    4, 2004
  • Smithers, Luken J. "The Miracle Whip"

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We've gotten to where we've nearly "them"ed ourselves to death.
^ Can we fix the pickle we've ALL gotten ourselves into?
  • Bill Clinton's drive to increase homeownership went way too far - BusinessWeek 19 November 2009 17:56 UTC www.businessweek.com [Source type: Original source]

Them and them and them. But this is America. There is no them; there's only us.
.William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton (born 19 August 1946) US politician, 42nd President of the United States; husband of Hillary Clinton.^ Bill Clinton's gaffes stump Hillary .
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^ LARRY KING, HOST: Tonight, President Bill Clinton, the 42nd president of the United States.
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^ KING: The 42nd president of the United States is with us.
  • Bill Clinton: 'Shocked' if no health care: The Swamp 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.swamppolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

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  • I feel your pain.
    • Response to AIDS activist Bob Rafsky at the Laura Belle nightclub in Manhattan (27 March 1992)
  • He won’t take the lead in protecting the environment and creating new jobs in environmental technologies for the 21st century, but I will.^ I feel your pain… .
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ I feel your pain!"
    • Americana Resources - Political: Bill Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC amres.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Lucas, I feel your pain buddy, I understand.
    • VA Change Confronts Bill Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.infowars.com [Source type: Original source]

    And you know what else? He doesn’t have Al Gore, and I do. .
  • It is time to heal America.^ The only Cabinet-level figure to remain permanently in office is CIA Director Tenet, appointed in 1997 and reputedly a long-time friend of George H. W. Bush.
    • William Jefferson ("Bill") Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Remarks at a Democratic National Committee Post-Convention Celebration in Chicago, Illinois .

    ^ Asset Bill Clinton at the DNC: Former President Urges Us to Vote for Obama President Clinton endorsed Barack Obama at the Democratic National Convention.

    .And so we must say to every American: Look beyond the stereotypes that blind us.^ HitleryClinton Says: February 13th, 2008 at 2:47 am How these people could possibly look at Bill Clinton as an official authoritative figure is beyond me.
    • VA Change Confronts Bill Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.infowars.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ US President Bill Clinton signs the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which he says will “tear down trade barriers between” the US, Canada, and Mexico.
    • William Jefferson ("Bill") Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    We need each other. .All of us—we need each other.^ All we need is to encourage others to go a foreclosure route to reduce their principals too.
    • Bill Clinton's drive to increase homeownership went way too far - BusinessWeek 19 November 2009 17:56 UTC www.businessweek.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ On the other hand, we have an individual who represents all of us who get roped into fights that defeat us: fights that we know, going in, will be our downfall.
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ August 4th, 2009 4:22 pm ET Again more evidence of need for a third term for Mr. Clinton to solve this any all the other issues pressing us.
    • Cafferty File: Tell Jack how you really feel Blog Archive - Why did Bill Clinton succeed in N. Korea where U.S. govt failed? « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 12:16 UTC caffertyfile.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    We don't have a person to waste. .And yet for too long politicians have told the most of us that are doing all right that what's really wrong with America is the rest of us.^ Most of all Bill is BIl, long may he live.
    • Cafferty File: Tell Jack how you really feel Blog Archive - Why did Bill Clinton succeed in N. Korea where U.S. govt failed? « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 12:16 UTC caffertyfile.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    ^ The sooner you realize that you are sooner or later going to have top pick up arms and fight to get back what you once had the better for all of us.
    • VA Change Confronts Bill Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.infowars.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ By doing nothing to actually catch the Bastard that did this to us OBL. When I watched the towers come down again on 9/11 this year I got mad all over again.
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    Them. Them, the minorities. Them, the liberals. Them, the poor. Them, the homeless. Them, the people with disabilities. Them, the gays. .We've gotten to where we've nearly "them"ed ourselves to death.^ Can we fix the pickle we've ALL gotten ourselves into?
    • Bill Clinton's drive to increase homeownership went way too far - BusinessWeek 19 November 2009 17:56 UTC www.businessweek.com [Source type: Original source]

    Them and them and them. But this is America. .There is no them; there's only us.^ There was no one who tried to kick this man down that did not try to kick us down first!'
    • Democrats.com Archive: Bill Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC elandslide.org [Source type: News]

    ^ "The only thing I pointed out was that there was substantially no difference in her record and his on Iraq..."

    ^ All of us are engaged and concerned citizens, citizens of the USA. We need to unite and fight the real enemy because there is no doubt that we are in a fight for our survival!
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    .One nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty, and justice, for all.
    • At the 1992 Democratic National Convention, July 16, 1992 [3]
  • End welfare as we know it.^ Either one can end life as we know it.
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ (Sep 2000) End welfare as we know it.

    ^ Statement on the 1996 Democratic National Convention .

    .
    • Statement during 1992 US presidential campaign [4] [5] [6] [7]
  • When I was in England I experimented with marijuana a time or two—and didn't like it—and didn't inhale and never tried inhaling again.^ (A rare exception came during a light moment on the campaign trail last weekend, when Obama took Bill Clinton to task for saying during his 1992 presidential bid that he had smoked marijuana, but never inhaled.
    • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Bill Clinton in an Obama Administration? « - Blogs from CNN.com 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Didn’t vote for him either time, I, like Charles Barkley, was a Republican until they went crazy.
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ That embrace was ugly at times, as when Clinton flew back to Arkansas during the 1992 campaign to oversee the execution of a mentally retarded man.

    • Television interview (March 1992), quoted in the New York Times (31 March 1992) realone audio file

Presidency

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  • There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America.^ CLINTON: There's no wrong or right on this.
    • Bill Clinton: 'Shocked' if no health care: The Swamp 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.swamppolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ There is nothing wrong with pointing that out.
    • Bill Clinton's drive to increase homeownership went way too far - BusinessWeek 19 November 2009 17:56 UTC www.businessweek.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ There is nothing wrong with pointing to where this all started.
    • Bill Clinton's drive to increase homeownership went way too far - BusinessWeek 19 November 2009 17:56 UTC www.businessweek.com [Source type: Original source]

    .
    • President Clinton's first inaugural address, Jan.^ Bill Clinton is re-inaugurated as president.
      • William Jefferson ("Bill") Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ Bill Clinton: Colorful R/W/B designed 1997 inaugural invitation to the African American Inaugural Gala, Sunday night, Jan 19th, along with matching R/W/B designed envelope.
      • Americana Resources - Political: Bill Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC amres.com [Source type: General]

      ^ Former President Bill Clinton says his wife first learned of her possible future as Secretary of State the same way that most Americans first heard of Sen.

      .20, 1993 [8]
  • Posterity is the world to come; the world for whom we hold our ideals, from whom we have borrowed our planet, and to whom we bear sacred responsibility.^ This “Debate” is all just a circus sideshow to distract from the vile fraud that our government and the world bankers have used to enslave us, our children, and generations to come.
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Response to 1993 World Trade Center bombing muted.

    ^ "Bill Clinton Our 42nd President Inauguration January 20, 1993 Washington, DC" Blue on white at center of pencil.
    • Americana Resources - Political: Bill Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC amres.com [Source type: General]

    .We must do what America does best: offer more opportunity to all and demand responsibility from all.^ She is working very hard to be the best senator she can be for New York, and I'm proud of all she has already accomplished for our state and America and the world.
    • The Atlantic | March 2003 | Post-President for Life | Fallows 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.theatlantic.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ "Over the past few years, I have emphasized three basic ideas—community, opportunity and responsibility—that I believe are at the heart of a more dynamic and prosperous America.
    • Bill Clinton's drive to increase homeownership went way too far - BusinessWeek 19 November 2009 17:56 UTC www.businessweek.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ His candidacy offers Democrats the best hope of leading America into the future, and gives Californians the opportunity to cast their most exciting and consequential ballot in a generation.
    • Bill Clinton | The Pamflet - a wind to shake the world 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thepamflet.com [Source type: Original source]

    .
    • First Inaugural Address (January 20, 1993)
  • You know, we can't be so fixated on our desire to preserve the rights of ordinary Americans to legitimately own handguns and rifles—it's something I strongly support—we can't be so fixated on that that we are unable to think about the reality of life that millions of Americans face on streets that are unsafe, under conditions that no other nation—no other nations—has permitted to exist.^ Clinton: You know who our first black student was?
    • The Atlantic | March 2003 | Post-President for Life | Fallows 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.theatlantic.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ And I think, you know, we saw in the debates.
    • CNN.com - Transcripts 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC transcripts.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ I think it really -- I think a president ought to have done something for other people and for his country when you pick a president.
    • RealClearPolitics - Articles - Interview With Bill Clinton 1 October 2009 5:05 UTC www.realclearpolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

    .And at some point, I still hope that the leadership of the National Rifle Association will go back to doing what it did when I was a boy and which made me want to be a lifetime member because they put out valuable information about hunting and marksmanship and safe use of guns.^ Because we do just what they want, and what’s that?
    • VA Change Confronts Bill Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.infowars.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ THEY ,want to put there nation name with Nobel Prize !!??
    • Bill Clinton tells FP what to read, who to watch, and why there's a chance of Middle East peace in 2010 | Foreign Policy 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.foreignpolicy.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ They went to the northernmost outpost on Earth, in an island 600 miles north of Norway, where there was a sign on the door that said, "You can't go out at night without a gun because the polar bears will eat you."
    • CNN.com - Transcripts 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC transcripts.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

    .But just to know of the conditions we face today in a lot of our cities and other places in this country and the enormous threat to public safety is amazing.^ But a lot of us just want to get ours.
    • Bill Clinton's drive to increase homeownership went way too far - BusinessWeek 19 November 2009 17:56 UTC www.businessweek.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ I think they've given a lot to our country.
    • CNN.com - Transcripts 10 February 2010 12:16 UTC transcripts.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Let’s face it, this is a horrible horrible day for our country.
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    .
    • Q&A session on March 1, 1993 [9]
  • Let me tell you something—wait a minute.^ But let me tell you how I'm doing it.
    • The Atlantic | March 2003 | Post-President for Life | Fallows 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.theatlantic.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ We'll make an omnibus agreement if you'll end both nuclear programs, let testing in so you can't start any thing again, end the missile program, something that they had not agreed to do.
    • CNN.com - Transcripts 10 February 2010 12:16 UTC transcripts.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ August 4th, 2009 4:19 pm ET Jack,it tells you something about Bill he is a respected man still !!!
    • Cafferty File: Tell Jack how you really feel Blog Archive - Why did Bill Clinton succeed in N. Korea where U.S. govt failed? « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 12:16 UTC caffertyfile.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    .You know one thing that's wrong with this country?^ That's the one thing you need to hear?
    • CNN.com - Transcripts 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC transcripts.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Do you know one thing about Romney?
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ ZAHN: What do you think, Bill, is one thing that John Kerry could do in the next week that's going to really help him break through here?
    • CNN.com - Transcripts 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC transcripts.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

    .Everybody gets a chance to have their fair say—my budget did more to fight AIDS than any in history, and we're having to put up with this.^ He had more pollsters than she did.

    ^ And all I’d say [to] anybody who wonders whether we did wrong or right; anybody who wants to see what everybody else did, read his book.
    • Past Deadline: President Clinton 20 September 2009 11:33 UTC www.pastdeadline.com [Source type: General]

    ^ California and Arizona with the worst markets have these racial make ups- the majority of defaulters are majority...more whites than any other group.
    • Bill Clinton's drive to increase homeownership went way too far - BusinessWeek 19 November 2009 17:56 UTC www.businessweek.com [Source type: Original source]

    Tell them to let me talk. .If you want to give a speech—go out there and raise your own crowd.^ What are you doing out there?
    • CNN.com - Transcripts 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC transcripts.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ NOW you can give your testimony."
    • clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.csmngt.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ I'm delighted that he's still out there going.
    • CNN.com - Transcripts 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC transcripts.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

    .We'll be glad to listen to you.^ But you should be glad, because we know it doesn't work, now we'll go do this.
    • RealClearPolitics - Articles - Interview With Bill Clinton 1 October 2009 5:05 UTC www.realclearpolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

    .So there were those—I'll make you a deal.^ I'll make you a prediction.
    • RealClearPolitics - Articles - Interview With Bill Clinton 1 October 2009 5:05 UTC www.realclearpolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ And we'll make sure you got enough food and energy.
    • CNN.com - Transcripts 10 February 2010 12:16 UTC transcripts.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ For those of you who are making the slippery slope argument, there is a bright line guide: consent.
    • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Clinton speaks out on decision to support same-sex marriage « - Blogs from CNN.com 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

    I'll ignore them if you will. .
    • City Hall, Philadelphia, May 28, 1993 [10]
  • Briefs.^ Remarks at City Hall in Philadelphia .

    .
    • In response to a teenager's question on his underwear in 1994. [11]
  • African-Americans watch the same news at night that ordinary Americans do.^ Bill Clinton: Colorful R/W/B designed 1997 inaugural invitation to the African American Inaugural Gala, Sunday night, Jan 19th, along with matching R/W/B designed envelope.
    • Americana Resources - Political: Bill Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC amres.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Many people had the same question after watching the documentary on ABC. The fact that Clinton got so defensive is a clue that he is defintitely afraid.
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Remarks to African-American Religious and Community Leaders in New York City .

    .
    • White House interview with Ed Gordon, correspondent for Black Entertainment Television (2 November 1994)
  • The road to tyranny, we must never forget, begins with the destruction of the truth.^ Nearly a decade has passed since Bill Clinton left the White House, but despite becoming a private citizen, the former president never left the public eye.
    • Bill Clinton: News & Videos about Bill Clinton - CNN.com 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC topics.cnn.com [Source type: News]

    ^ You know i was never a clinton fan but now that obama is in the white house i kind of miss good ol’ bill .
    • Bill Clinton's Badass Equivalent: Bond or McClane? | Cracked.com 10 February 2010 12:16 UTC www.cracked.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ November 29th, 2007 11:44 pm ET Barack is going to win Iowa, then NH, then South Carolina, and then the white house.
    • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Bill Clinton in an Obama Administration? « - Blogs from CNN.com 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    .
    • Remarks at dedication of the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut (October 15, 1995).^ Remarks at the Plaque Dedication Ceremony for the New YMCA Day Care Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma .

      ^ Remarks at Georgetown University Medical Center .

      ^ Remarks at the Dedication Ceremony for the Dale and Betty Bumpers Vaccine Research Center in Bethesda, Maryland .

      ibiblio.org
  • Shalom haver. Goodbye friend. In Hebrew: שלום, חבר. .
    • On the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin (February 16, 1996).^ [Source: Knesset] The reaction to the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (see November 4, 1995 ) is overwhelming.
      • William Jefferson ("Bill") Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ Statement Commemorating the Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin .

      ^ Remarks on the Anniversary of the Assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin of Israel .

      .USA Today
  • Our rich texture of racial, religious and political diversity will be a Godsend in the 21st century.^ Our campaign strategists debate today's political high points or low points, depending on how you want to look at them, when we come back.
    • CNN.com - Transcripts 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC transcripts.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Our latest CNN/"USA Today"/Gallup poll shootings President Bush has a five-point lead among likely voters.
    • CNN.com - Transcripts 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC transcripts.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ We're a multi-racial, multi-ethnic, multi-religious country and we should be able to celebrate our identity and respect our differences.
    • Bill Clinton: 'Shocked' if no health care: The Swamp 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.swamppolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

    .Great rewards will come to those who can live together, learn together, work together, forge new ties that bind together.^ He should listen to his runnng mate Edward's words who says it is wishful thinking that an old dog can learn new tricks.

    ^ I wonder how much of our (those of us who work and don’t live with mom and dad) tax money was spend on this sideshow?
    • Bill Clinton's Badass Equivalent: Bond or McClane? | Cracked.com 10 February 2010 12:16 UTC www.cracked.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Those who have not lived through the crisis may not appreciate how close we seemed to come to nuclear war then.

    .
    • Second Inaugural Address (January 20, 1997)
  • Abigail, do you favor the U.S. Army abolishing the affirmative action program that produced Colin Powell?^ He expertly steered the ship of state and when he turned up in January 1999 to deliver the State of the Union Address, he reported to the country that he was just fine, thank you.
    • Bill Clinton | The Pamflet - a wind to shake the world 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thepamflet.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Bill Clinton: Official Inaugural Invitation, Jan 20, 1997 in Congress of the United States envelope.
    • Americana Resources - Political: Bill Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC amres.com [Source type: General]

    ^ January 20, 1997" w/profiles of William Clinton and Albert Gore Jr. Complete w/wooden stand and original box.
    • Americana Resources - Political: Bill Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC amres.com [Source type: General]

    Yes or no? Yes or no?
  • I want to say one thing to the American people. I want you to listen to me. I'm gonna say this again. .I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinski. I never told anybody to lie, not a single time, never.^ Reminds me of when he assured the American public that he did not have sexual relations with that woman, Ms Lewinsky.
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ He said he’d never had sexual relations with her.
    • Think Progress » FULL TRANSCRIPT: Clinton Takes On Fox News 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Boris Nemtsov never came as close to being president of Russia as Al Gore did of the U.S., but once upon a time he seemed the clear heir apparent.

    .These allegations are false, and I need to go back to work for the American people.^ Bill NEEDS to get back to work!
    • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Bill Clinton in an Obama Administration? « - Blogs from CNN.com 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I was going to work for the people in every REAL way you can think of.
    • VA Change Confronts Bill Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.infowars.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ We’re going to win a lot of seats if the American people aren’t afraid.
    • Past Deadline: President Clinton 20 September 2009 11:33 UTC www.pastdeadline.com [Source type: General]

    .
  • Next, we must help parents protect their children from the gravest health threat that they face -- an epidemic of teen smoking, spread by multimillion dollar marketing campaigns.^ SEPTEMBER 16, 2005: White House Press Conference, September 16, 2005: Q "Mr.

    ^ January 26, 1998: Neoconservative Think Tank Urges US to Attack Iraq .
    • William Jefferson ("Bill") Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The White House reports that its Internet site is back up today after an outage yesterday.
    • clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.csmngt.com [Source type: Original source]

    .I challenge Congress -- let's pass bipartisan, comprehensive legislation that will improve public health, protect our tobacco farmers and change the way tobacco companies do business forever.^ The agrument of blamming the current administration (yes there were a ton of mistake by Bush) but Congress let a lot of things pass that shouldn't have.
    • Bill Clinton's drive to increase homeownership went way too far - BusinessWeek 19 November 2009 17:56 UTC www.businessweek.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Well, sorry, but you can't get paid top and pay bottom and think our companies are going to make profits that way.
    • Bill Clinton's drive to increase homeownership went way too far - BusinessWeek 19 November 2009 17:56 UTC www.businessweek.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ He's trying to make the case for change while Congress works through the options to see if we can pass.
    • Bill Clinton: 'Shocked' if no health care: The Swamp 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.swamppolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

    Let's do what it takes to bring teen smoking down. .Let's raise the price of cigarettes by up to $1.50 a pack over the next 10 years with penalties on the tobacco industry if it keeps marketing to our children.^ Corporate criminal penalties for violations of the Iranian Transactions Regulations range up to $500,000, with individual penalties of up to $250,000 and 10 years in jail.
    • William Jefferson ("Bill") Clinton 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ But Hindu like to keep forced unemployed ,torture ,for 9 years to 10 years !!??
    • Bill Clinton tells FP what to read, who to watch, and why there's a chance of Middle East peace in 2010 | Foreign Policy 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC