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  Biography of William J. Clinton
After the failure in his second year of a huge program of health care reform, Clinton shifted emphasis, declaring "the era of big government is over." He sought legislation to upgrade education, to protect jobs of parents who must care for sick children, to restrict handgun sales, and to strengthen environmental rules.
Clinton was graduated from Georgetown University and in 1968 won a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University.
Clinton was elected Arkansas Attorney General in 1976, and won the governorship in 1978.
www.whitehouse.gov /history/presidents/bc42.html   (607 words)

  Bill Clinton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19, 1946) was the 42nd President of the United States, serving from 1993 to 2001.
Clinton also battled Congress nearly every session on the federal budget, in an attempt to secure spending on education, government entitlements, the environment, and AmeriCorps–the national service program that was passed by the Democratic Congress in the early days of the Clinton administration.
Clinton had vetoed similar measures in the past, but he agreed to the restrictions when faced with the prospect that the United States would lose its vote in the UN General Assembly for nonpayment of dues.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bill_Clinton   (10617 words)

 USA-Presidents.Info - Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton was first elected governor of the state of Arkansas in 1978, and at the time he was the youngest state governor in the United States.
Clinton detractors from all parts of the political spectrum often refer to him as "Klinton", respelling his name with a K to evoke German orthography, placing him in the same class as the Nazis, concealing that Clinton was a democrat and a friend of modern Germany with its anti-Nazi education.
Clinton was impeached on December 19, 1998 by the House of Representatives on grounds of perjury and obstruction of justice, becoming the first elected U.S. President to be impeached (and the second ever, the previous one being Andrew Johnson).
www.usa-presidents.info /clinton.htm   (3252 words)

 Skvaller pÃ¥ Bill Clinton
Clinton var thirden - den mest youngest presidenten, bak Theodore Roosevelt (det mest youngest) och John F. Kennedy (valda det mest youngest).
Clinton sade, om väljat hon skade överlämnar inte en massiv detaljerad hälsaräkning till kongressen, såsom inträffat i 1993-1994 och skade i stället lekmannaa ut en ram och ett arbete hjälpsamt med lawmakers på detaljerna.
I presidenten Clinton som för ettaincidenten publicly synas, waver efter på hans förpliktelse till hans wifes som det universella hälsovårdförslaget under en händelse i Boston i mrs.en 1994 Clinton finnas outraged baksida hos det vita huset.
www.gossip-1.se /bill-clinton.htm   (1940 words)

 Bill Clinton: Powerful, charming and classy - one of the biggest political stars at MondoStars.com
Bill Clinton, whose full name is William Jefferson Clinton, is a moderate Democrat who was the 42nd President of the United States (1993-2001).
Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19, 1946, in Hope, Arkansas, three months after his father died in a traffic accident.
Clinton's economic accomplishments include the creation of more than 22 million new jobs, a homeownership rate increase, the lowest unemployment in 30 years, higher incomes at all levels, lowest government spending as a percentage of GDP since 1974, and higher stock ownership by families.
www.mondostars.com /politics/billclinton.html   (747 words)

 Bill Clinton to speak at Brandeis event - Jacob Kamaras - The Justice - Politico.com
Bill Clinton will speak at Brandeis University on Dec. 3 in honor of the late Eli Segal '64, a former Clinton adviser who died in February 2006, University President Jehuda Reinharz announced in a campuswide e-mail Monday afternoon.
Clinton, who served two terms between 1993 and 2001, is delivering the inaugural memorial lecture for the Eli Segal Citizen Leadership Program, a new fellowship initiative for civic-minded undergraduates and graduate students within the Heller School for Social Policy and Management.
Clinton informed Eli's widow about a month ago that he would be "honored" to speak at Brandeis in Segal's honor, said Provost Marty Krauss, who has been working with Phyllis on this project.
www.politico.com /news/stories/1007/6444.html   (964 words)

 Bill Clinton visits AIDS projects during Zambian trip
Clinton toured the warehouse with Philippe Douste-Blazy, chairman of the board of UNITAID, an organization formed last year by France and 19 other nations that have earmarked a portion of their airline tax revenues for efforts to fight HIV/AIDS in developing countries.
The Clinton Foundation is working with UNITAID, and they announced a deal in May to lower the cost of back-up drugs to HIV-positive people who have developed resistance to standard treatment.
Clinton tore off his red tie and put on a green, red and yellow Boy Scout neckerchief presented to him by Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia's first president, who has also been active on HIV/AIDS issues since leaving office power in 1991.
thestar.com.my /news/story.asp?file=/2007/7/22/apworld/20070722081226&sec=apworld   (539 words)

 American President   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Clinton also defied his critics by surviving an array of personal scandals, turning the greatest fiscal deficit in American history into a surplus, effectively using American force to stop the murderous "ethnic cleansing" wars in Bosnia and Kosovo, and presiding over the greatest level of economic prosperity since the early 1960s.
Clinton achieved these successes despite unrelenting personal attacks from the right-wing of the Republican Party, the loss of Congress to the Republicans for the first time in forty years, and a humiliating but unsuccessful impeachment trial by the U.S. Senate.
Bill Clinton, whose father died a few months before he was born, wanted to be President from a very early age.
www.americanpresident.org /history/billclinton   (1057 words)

 William J. Clinton Presidential Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19, 1946, in Hope, Arkansas, three months after his father died in an automobile accident.
Bill Clinton graduated from Georgetown University and was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford.
Bill Clinton was elected governor of Arkansas in 1978, but lost a bid for reelection in 1980.
www.clintonlibrary.gov /bios-WJC.html   (544 words)

 CBC News Indepth: Bill Clinton
It was in Clinton's first term that a special prosecutor named Kenneth Starr, a conservative Republican, was named to investigate a land deal in Arkansas that allegedly involved both Bill and Hilary Clinton.
Clinton began his second term with a victory, an agreement with Congress that promised a balanced budget by 2002.
Clinton was walking more than six kilometres a day before he had the procedure and was considered to be in good health.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/clinton   (1082 words)

 USA: biography of William Jefferson Clinton (1946 -
Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe IV on August 19, 1946, in Hope, Arkansas.
Clinton's own opposition to the war grew as he attended hearings and clipped newspapers.
As soon as the convention was over Clinton and Gore headed west for a series of campaign bus trips reminiscent of the whistle-stop train trips of decades before.
odur.let.rug.nl /~usa/P/bc42/about/clintonbio.htm   (1009 words)

 William Jefferson Clinton
Clinton taught at the University of Arkansas (1974–1976), was elected state attorney general (1976), and in 1979 became the nation's youngest governor.
Though the Clintons were never accused of any wrongdoing, partners in the venture were convicted of fraud and conspiracy in a trial in 1996.
Clinton won major victories with the passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which took effect Jan. 1, 1994, and the Global Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), which led to the establishment in 1995 of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0760626.html   (1680 words)

 Amazon.com: My Life: Books: Bill Clinton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Clinton painstakingly outlines the history behind his greatest successes and failures, including his dedication to educational and economic reform, his war against a "vast right-wing operation" determined to destroy him, and the "morally indefensible" acts for which he was nearly impeached.
Clinton approaches the story of his youth with gusto, sharing tales of giant watermelons, nine-pound tumors, a charging ram, famous mobsters and jazz musicians, and a BB gun standoff.
Clinton defiantly blisters Starr as an unethical, overreaching partisan who illegally leaked details of his investigations to the press; exceeded his authority; humiliated, bankrupted and jailed innocent people for not playing ball; and served only to ring up huge legal bills for the Clintons, their staff and supporters.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0375414576?v=glance   (3889 words)

 Bill Clinton
Clinton was unable to overcome widespread opposition to changes in the health-care system, however, and in a major policy defeat, failed to win passage of his plan.
Clinton promoted peace negotiations in the Middle East, which bore fruit in important agreements, and in the former Yugoslavia, which led to a peace agreement in late 1995.
Clinton benefited during his entire presidency from a strong economy, leading the country during an unprecedented period of economic expansion and, with some partisan critics giving credit to skill and some to luck, making a steady national prosperity the hallmark of his administrations.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/people/A0812580.html   (1791 words)

 Talking Presidents | Action Figure - Bill Clinton
Below are only a few of the 17 different phrases that the Bill Clinton Action figure says when you press his button.
Deemed both saint and sinner, satan and saint, Bill Clinton successfully manipulated and maneuvered his way to the highest office in the nation, the Presidency of the United States.
The William Jefferson Clinton Talking Action Collectable is a perfect 12 inch duplicate of the former president, right down to his trademark politician smile and studied demeanor.
www.talkingpresidents.com /products-af-clinton.shtml   (351 words)

 Bill Clinton - Stupid Quotes and Statements
Clinton chose to give special recognition to then-Lt. Gail Halvorsen of Provo, Utah, who had dropped packages of candy for Berlin's children from his aircraft as he landed with supplies at Templehoff Airport.
President Clinton was interviewed on January 21, 1998 by Jim Lehrer on his alleged affair with a Whitehouse intern and subsequent alleged subornation of her perjury.
Clinton obviously did not know that a cattle guard is a bunch of parallel pipes that cattle will not cross because they can't walk on pipes.
www.gargaro.com /clintonquotes.html   (3214 words)

 AskMen.com - Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton was the 42nd President of the United States for two consecutive terms (1993-2001) and did a damn good job.
Bill Clinton is a very complex individual who has often been described by friends and foes as the smartest, most natural politician they have ever met.
Aside from the moral questions involving the Monica Lewinsky fiasco, Bill Clinton is smart, charming and clever beyond compare.
www.askmen.com /men/january00/10_bill_clinton.html   (447 words)

 Bill Clinton ready for new role - U.S. News - MSNBC.com
Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., has said that she would make the former president a roaming ambassador, using his talent to repair the tattered image of the United States abroad.
Bill Clinton “is held in very high esteem in this country,” said Elizabeth Mataka, an AIDS activist in Zambia who was recently appointed the United Nations’ special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa.
Clinton demonstrated his popular touch Friday after listening to a farmer discussing problems facing subsistence peasants in Malawi, one of the poorest southern African countries.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/19888577   (735 words)

 The "Unofficial" Bill Clinton
The focus is on the Clinton’s but includes a critique of the psychological state of the people in the United States during the Clinton presidency, the decade of the 90’s.
Bill’s infancy and childhood, his colorful mother, absent father, alcoholic stepfather and his Arkansas milieu are considered.
Bill has spent his days since the presidency aggressively defending his legacy, and Hillary plans to run for president on it, and now, unfortunately for them, Rich Lowry uses sound fact and shocking detail to dispel the myth of the Clinton legacy once and for all.
www.zpub.com /un/un-bc.html   (2551 words)

 Bill Clinton Sprüche - Bill ClintonWitze
Bill wurde ängstlich, daß Hillary etwas von der Prostituierten merken könnte.
Bill schielte ängstlich zu ihr hin und hoffte, daß sie heute nichts sagen würde.
Clinton hat sich für die Bomben auf Chinas Botschaft entschuldigt.
www.sms-sprueche-logos.de /witze/bill_clinton-18,1,0.htm   (874 words)

 President Bill Clinton - The Dark Side   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
And no one (save a few voices on the left) are protesting Clinton's hugely successful fundraising and favors for people who have provided it, including the Tyson Chicken empire.
Clinton's scandals are covered in such loving detail by his enemies that we are providing you with links to various Clinton scandal pages.
On the other hand, 2 Arkansas firms that formerly bankrolled Clinton (and received help from his administration) have switched their support to Dole -- both Tyson Chicken and Stephens investment brokers apparently figure Dole gives a better return per contribution dollar, or is more likely to win.
www.realchange.org /clinton.htm   (2184 words)

 American President: Bill Clinton
Clinton also defied his critics by surviving an array of personal scandals, turning the greatest fiscal deficit in American history into a surplus, effectively using American force to stop the murderous "ethnic cleansing" wars in Bosnia and Kosovo, and presiding over the greatest level of economic prosperity since the early 1960s.
Watch Journalist John Harris’s 2005 presentation at the Miller Center on Bill Clinton in the White House.
President Bill Clinton sent U.S. troops to conflicts in the former Yugoslavia and Haiti.
www.millercenter.virginia.edu /academic/americanpresident/clinton   (588 words)

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