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  Bill Clinton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Clinton was impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives and in the ensuing trial in the U.S. Senate, Clinton was acquitted on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice.
Clinton was impeached as President of the United States on December 19, 1998, by the House of Representatives.
December 19, 1998 - Clinton is impeached by the House of Representatives on grounds of perjury and obstruction of justice.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bill_Clinton   (6042 words)

 A Look at President Clinton's Accomplishments
President Clinton ordered the U.S. Justice Department to conduct the first-ever crackdown on deadbeat parents who refuse to accept financial responsibility for their own children.
President Clinton hosted the signing of the Israeli-Palestinian Declaration of Principles in September, 1993, and the signing of the Israeli-Jordan Washington Principles in July, 1994 -- historic agreements between the leaders of Israel and her Arab neighbors to settle differences by peaceful means.
President Clinton peacefully restored democracy to Haiti, curbing the violence that threatened tens of thousands of Haitians, securing our borders, and upholding our commitments and the commitments made to us in the process.
clinton1.nara.gov /White_House/Accomplishments/html/accomp-plain.html   (952 words)

 President William Clinton: Health & Medical History
Clinton underwent colonoscopy in 1984 because of rectal bleeding.
Clinton's cholesterol level, and, more generally, his overall cardiovascular risk, were a concern as early as 1992.
Clinton was awake during the entire operation and "was alert most of the time" [4].
www.doctorzebra.com /prez/g42.htm   (1429 words)

 AllRefer.com - George Clinton, vice president of the United States (U.S. History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Clinton's defense of the Hudson, although courageous, resulted in the capture of Fort Clinton and Fort Montgomery by the British general, Sir Henry Clinton.
Clinton's views on the Constitution were opposed by a rapidly growing party, the Federalists, under the leadership of John Jay.
Jay, running against Clinton for governor, lost the election of 1792 only by a questionable manipulation of returns on the part of the Clintonians, and in 1795 Jay won with ease, Clinton having declined to become a candidate.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/C/ClintonG-vp.html   (596 words)

 Biography of the President
Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19, 1946, in the small town of Hope, Arkansas.
Bill Clinton was elected the 42nd President of the United States and Al Gore the 45th Vice President.
President Clinton believes that to make the most of this exciting era, we must offer opportunity, demand personal responsibility, and come together as a national community.
clinton4.nara.gov /WH/EOP/OP/html/Hope.html   (1569 words)

 USA: biography of William Jefferson Clinton (1946 -
Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe IV on August 19, 1946, in Hope, Arkansas.
He felt that Republican Congressman John Paul Hammerschmidt, a strong supporter of President Nixon, was vulnerable in his reelection bid, and therefore decided to run against him.
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)

 American President
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.
Clinton stumbled badly in his first term when his complex health care reform initiative, spearheaded by First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, was vigorously rejected by Congress.
www.americanpresident.org /history/billclinton   (1057 words)

 Vice President Bill Clinton? Take 3 Jack Shafer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Amendment states that anybody who is eligible for the presidency under Article II of the Constitution (a natural-born citizen age 35 or older) is eligible for the vice presidency.
Amendment affords Clinton another route to the vice presidency: In the event the vice presidency is vacated, the president appoints a new veep, subject to confirmation by Congress.
If Clinton were to be elected VP the primary constitutional reason for the existence of that office, to assume the office of president in the event the president is unable to serve, is null and void.
slate.msn.com /id/1006013   (627 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   (1043 words)

 Online NewsHour: President Bill Clinton -- January 21, 1998
PRESIDENT CLINTON: Well, I think that our previous policy, the one that we have now and the one we have had through the Republican and Democratic administrations of keeping economic pressure on and denying the legitimacy of the Cuban government has been a good policy.
PRESIDENT CLINTON: Well, His Holiness is a very great man, and he, his position on this is identical to that, as far as I know, of every other European leader.
PRESIDENT CLINTON: I think Cuba is different in no small measure because of the historic legacy we have with them going back to the early 60s.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/white_house/jan-june98/clinton_1-21.html   (2179 words)

 Online NewsHour: A Conversation with Former President Bill Clinton -- July 7, 2004
PRESIDENT CLINTON: It was an intentional dodge because I didn't want--I respect you.
PRESIDENT CLINTON: I think there's some truth to it, but I think that the reason it had done worse is a political and constitutional term there.
PRESIDENT CLINTON: No, not really, but I was trying to bring home to Arafat the terrible mistake he was making, because--well, let's just review the history here real quick.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/white_house/july-dec04/clinton_7-07.html   (3538 words)

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Former President Clinton and former first lady Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., right, stand by their portraits during a ceremony unveiling of the Clinton portraits, Monday, June 14, 2004, in the East Room of the White House.
The portraits of Clinton and his wife were painted by Simmie Knox, a self-taught artist born in 1935 in Aliceville, Ala., to a family of fl sharecroppers.
The former president's portrait will be hung on the west side of the Grand Foyer, replacing the portrait of the first President Bush, which will move to the east side.
www.firstcoastnews.com /news/usworld/news-article.aspx?storyid=20003   (727 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.
Clinton had to reduce his objective from massive overhaul to incremental reform.
Although Clinton received some sharp criticism for holding back on the deployment of NATO ground troops, he was vindicated when Serbian president Slobodan Milosevic signed a peace treaty on June 9.
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0760626.html   (1581 words)

 President Clinton's First Inaugural
At the stroke of 6 p.m., Clinton and Gore grasped the red rope attached to the bell and led the nation in a bell ringing ceremony.
Clinton's daughter, Chelsea, kept up he ringing long after her father let go of the rope.
President Clinton's motorcade and accompanying press vehicles are near the center of the photo as they proceed from the Capitol towards the White House.
photo2.si.edu /inaugural/clinton1/clinton1.html   (1004 words)

 Clinton Impeachment
The impeachment of President Bill Clinton arose from a series of events following the filing of a lawsuit on May 6, 1994, by Paula Corbin Jones in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas.
Jones alleged violations of her federal civil rights in 1991 by President Clinton when he was governor of Arkansas and she was an Arkansas state employee.
On Article II, charging that the President "...has prevented, obstructed, and impeded the administration of justice"..., the vote was 50-50, with all Democrats and five Republicans voting to acquit.
www.eagleton.rutgers.edu /e-gov/e-politicalarchive-Clintonimpeach.htm   (1732 words)

 William Jefferson Clinton - SourceWatch
Clinton is most notable for moving his party to the right - encouraging Democrats to cut welfare spending, balance the federal budget, and embrace the North American Free Trade Agreement.
His presidency was marred by numerous scandals, many of which were contrived by the conservative movement, such as "Travelgate," "Whitewatergate," and unfounded allegations of foul play in connection with the death of Vincent Foster.
He became the second president to be impeached, after a lengthy and highly publicized investigation of his sexual affair with White House aide Monica Lewinsky.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=William_Jefferson_Clinton   (499 words)

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Counter-terrorism is a top priority for the Clinton Administration as it has sought aggressively to track down and punish terrorists worldwide and to fight international crime to the fullest extent of the law.
President Clinton has ordered a number of actions to meet these growing threats including pressing for congressional legislation to increase our ability to fight terrorism and leading the Summit of the Peacemakers in Sharm-El-Sheikh, Egypt in March l996.
After the President proposed that the Secretary of the Treasury consider the inclusion of taggants in explosive materials, so that bombs can be traced more easily to the bomb makers, the Congress exempted fl and smokeless powder -- two of the most commonly used substances in improvised explosive devices.
nsi.org /Library/Terrorism/policy.html   (695 words)

 CNN.com - Bill Clinton on Bush uranium line: 'Everybody makes mistakes' - Jul. 23, 2003
Clinton's comments took other Democrats by surprise, many of whom have questioned whether the Bush administration misled the public about the threat from Saddam Hussein.
Clinton also said Tuesday night that at the end of his term, there was "a substantial amount of biological and chemical material unaccounted for " in Iraq.
Clinton told King: "People can quarrel with whether we should have more troops in Afghanistan or internationalize Iraq or whatever, but it is incontestable that on the day I left office, there were unaccounted for stocks of biological and chemical weapons."
www.cnn.com /2003/ALLPOLITICS/07/23/clinton.iraq.sotu   (982 words)

 President Clinton visits Harvard 11/19/01   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Clinton's visit was sponsored by the John F. Kennedy School of Government's Institute of Politics.
Images of President Clinton's visit to the Harvard campus, including the speech at the Gordon Track and his session at the ARCO forum.
Clinton: "We are engaged in a struggle for the soul of the 21st century"
www.hno.harvard.edu /specials/2001/clinton   (261 words)

 Clinton Faces Rocky Path In Iraqi Crisis - February 18, 1998
So far, Clinton has the public's backing: two-thirds of the nation approves of how he is handling the crisis, according to the latest CNN/USA Today/Gallup Poll.
Lawmakers left for their Presidents' Day break without endorsing a possible military strike, because they couldn't agree on wording acceptable to both political parties.
Some legislators worry about giving Clinton a Gulf-of-Tonkin-style "blank check" for the use of military force, and others seem intent on mounting a decisive effort to remove Hussein from power.
www.cnn.com /ALLPOLITICS/1998/02/18/iraq.political.analysis   (742 words)

 Welcome to the White House
President Bush on Thursday said, "...I want to thank you for providing the security necessary for people to exercise their free will.
President George W. Bush gestures as he speaks with troops, from the U.S. Army's 42nd Infantry Division serving in Iraq, via video teleconference from the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2005.
The President is committed to keeping the promise of Social Security for today's retirees and those nearing retirement and strengthening Social Security for our children and grandchildren.
www.whitehouse.gov   (381 words)

 Georgetown University Protocol and Events | President Clinton Transcript   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
I want to resume the discussion on that point today, ten years later, with the benefit or the handicap, depending on your view, of eight years as president, and in light of the unfolding events since September 11.
You might have said, "Well, the global economy." The globalization of the economy is the most dominant element because it's made America 22 and a half million jobs and it's lifted more people out of poverty in the last thirty years than were ever lifted out in all of human history.
In my last year as president we got 300 million dollars, not much in a 1.7 trillion dollar budget, to feed six million children a good meal every day for a year, if but only if they come to school.
www.georgetown.edu /admin/publicaffairs/protocol_events/events/clinton_glf110701.htm   (6284 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.
President Clinton will leave the worst national security legacy of any president in the last 100 years, according to Rep. Curt Weldon, R-Pa., considered Capitol Hill's leading expert in Russian studies, and a senior member of the House National Security Committee.
When Clinton finally got to the Fairmont, he had a very private meeting with Oracle's Larry Ellison to talk over some business -- namely, sources say, raising money for Clinton's presidential library in Little Rock, Ark., which is scheduled to break ground at year's end.
www.zpub.com /un/un-bc.html   (2551 words)

 President Bill Clinton - The Dark Side
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.
The case is unsolved, but Michael Rivero's version of the story claims that she was killed because Michael Isikoff (the Newsweek reporter who broke the Lewinsky story) had dropped hints about a "former White House intern whose name begins with 'M." The story is stupid anyway, but now in hindsight we know it's ridiculous.
www.realchange.org /clinton.htm   (2184 words)

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