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Bill Clinton: A Life of Controversy - Clinton impressed people with the idea of a family man in office. He was focused and charismatic. Better economy was what the American people wanted so that is what his goal was. During his reign he went through more scandals and controversies than any other president. He was impeached, yet despite all, he was loved by America. Our economy prospered and we had better diplomatic relations. The American people wanted change for the better and so they elected William Jefferson Clinton for their forty-second president of the United States of America....   [tags: William Jefferson Clinton Essays] 1391 words
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The Impeachment of Bill Clinton - The Impeachment of Bill Clinton The government of the United States controls countless affairs in the world. They control everything from the currency to the court systems. Individuals are suppose to be able to trusting your government system, which has not been the case in many different circumstances. From Richard Nixon to the Whitewater scandal, the government has been everything but honest. Furthermore President Bill Clinton has not been honest either. He was the youngest governor of Arkansas and has been awarded with many different honors and still has misused his power....   [tags: William Jefferson Clinton Essays]
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The Presidency of Bill Clinton - The Clinton Presidency William Jefferson Clinton?s eight-year term as president of the United States of America was one of the most corrupt, and possibly the most damaging ever. There is evidence connecting him to hundreds of deaths, injuries, and explosions. He, along with his administration, made a number of ?Faustian bargains and policy blunders. (Timperlake) that allowed a malicious, rancorous government to gain more power in Washington. He acted dangerously and impulsively, and befriended all of the wrong people, including Chinese arms dealers, spies, pimps, and gangsters, among others....   [tags: William Jefferson Clinton Essays]
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Impeachment of Bill Clinton - President Bill Clinton began an affair with Monica Lewinsky, a White House intern, in 1995. Later in 1998, when confronted with questions in regards to an affair with Monica Lewinsky, Clinton lied under oath in front of a grand jury. This, however, was not his first lapse in judgment as viewed by the Senate and Congress. The President and his wife, Hillary, found themselves involved in the Whitewater scandal beginning in 1978. In addition, during his campaign, Clinton was accused of draft dodging and rumors were spread in regards to his possible marriage infidelity....   [tags: U.S. History ]
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Bill Clinton's Scandalous Presidency - Bill Clinton's Scandalous Presidency William (Bill) Jefferson Clinton, the 42nd president of the United States, was one of the "most popular American presidents of the 20th century", and the second president to be impeached (Dumas 1 of 15). During Clinton's two terms as president, from 1993 to 2001, his contributions to America were great. The country's economic quickly recovered from early ‘90's recession, interest rates fell to an all time low and jobs were plentiful....   [tags: US History President Clinton] 985 words
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President Bill Clinton Impeachment - Interview: Views on Clinton’s Impeachment The impeachment of Bill Clinton is one of the “weirdest episodes'; in our political history. He is the only elected President of the United States ever to be resulted in the passage of impeachment (Johnson was not elected, Nixon resigned to prevent impeachment). The reason for his impeachment is that he lied under the oath during the testimony in the Paula Jones sexual harassment suit, and to grand jury during Monica Lewinsky investigation....   [tags: William Jefferson Clinton Essays] 677 words
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President Bill Clinton's Impeachment - Clinton's Impeachment A fake. A liar. A cheat. Is this what should be said about the President. He has committed perjury, obstructed justice, and continues to lie to America about his actions. Bill Clinton is an embarrassment to America and should be impeached. How can his actions be explained to the children. Can parents tell their children that the leader of the free world is a liar, a cheat, and a pervert. Impeachment out of office or resignation would be the best for the country. The President has been dodging everything that has been thrown at him, it is about time he is pinned with something and this affair is the best opportunity....   [tags: William Jefferson Clinton Essays] 587 words
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President Bill Clinton and The Lewinsky Scandal - Clinton and The Lewinsky Scandal On January 17th, 1998, President Clinton videotaped a deposition for the Paula Jones lawsuit against him. December 19th, eleven months later, Bill Clinton became only the second president in our nation’s history to face impeachment from congress. The 1998-1999 was a tumultuous year for the President, the media, and the American people as a whole. Yet, the most intriguing and surprising aspect of the scandal was not that Bill Clinton would ever cheat on his wife or that his administration would survive such a terrible scandal....   [tags: William Jefferson Clinton Essays] 3521 words
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Bill Clinton and Whitewater/ Monica Lewinsky -      The “Whitewater” scandal was a real estate scheme by the White Water Development Corp. Both President Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary Clinton were involved in the scandal to make a land deal. Many people were involved in the scheme, which was held in the 1980s in Arkansas. Bill Clinton and his wife maintained their funds by the support of the Madison Guaranty Savings and Loan, which represented the Clintons in the overthrow of their Whitewater shares. The Clintons were being investigated when there were improper campaign contributions, political and financial favors, and tax benefits....   [tags: William Jefferson Clinton Essays] 484 words
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Bill Clinton And His Many Problems - Bill Clinton and His Many Problems William Jefferson Clinton was re-elected as president of the United States in 1996. During the last 4 years Bill has had a lot of problems e.g. Whitewater and sex-scandals. Whitewater is a summerhouse-area where Bill and especially his wife, Hillary, a couple of years ago, made some suspicious money-transactions. Right now the case against Hillary Clinton is pau¬ sed, but the judge thinks a breakthrough might come if a good friend of Hillary and Bill is proved guilty....   [tags: William Jefferson Clinton Essays] 573 words
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President Bill Clinton -      While it’s practically impossible to write a research paper without referring to the scandalous side of President Bill Clinton, this research will also spotlight how excellent Bill Clinton was as a president and present interesting facts about his life.      On August 19, 1946, William Jefferson Blythe IV began his life in Hope, Arkansas. His mother was still mourning over the loss of her beloved husband who died only three months earlier in a tragic car accident. Four years later, in hopes of a better life, Virginia remarried to Roger Clinton....   [tags: William Jefferson Clinton Essays] 2504 words
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President Bill Clinton - Bill Clinton After being governor of Arkansas for the past ten years of his life, he began to become impatient. Clinton had bigger things on his agenda, and he was eager to get started. Clinton was ready to make his high school dream a reality. Clinton announced his intention to seek the 1992 Democratic presidential nomination. In his campaigns outline, a booklet titled A plan for Americas Future, Clinton boldly declared that the future of the nation is in serious jeopardy and that he has suggestions, answers, and solutions to the problems which we face....   [tags: William Jefferson Clinton Essays] 1204 words
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President Bill Clinton -      On August 19, 1946, William Jefferson Blythe IV was born in the small town of Hope, Arkansas. William never had the opportunity to meet his father who was a traveling salesman. William’s mother was still mourning the loss of her beloved husband who died only three months earlier in a tragic car accident. “As a small child, Bill lived with his mother, Virginia Cassidy Blythe, and her parents in Hope, Arkansas” (Maraniss, 1995). When Bill was a year old, his mother moved to New Orleans, Louisiana, to study nursing....   [tags: William Jefferson Clinton Essays]
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President Bill Clinton - ST. JOSEPH, Minn., Dec. 17, 1998 — A psychological study of President Bill Clinton, conducted before the 1996 election, predicted that the Clinton presidency would be "troubled by ethical questions and lapses of judgment," but that the president would "retain a following and maintain his self-confidence in the face of adversity." The investigation revealed serious flaws as well as redeeming features in the president’s personality, and found his motives to be "vastly different from those that scuttled the political career of Richard Nixon." The study, by associate professor of psychology at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University, Aubrey Immel...   [tags: William Jefferson Clinton Essays] 723 words
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President Bill Clinton - As Americans we feel we have the right to know everything about everyone. Yet, when it comes to our own personal lives, we don’t want people sticking their noses in our business. All over the United States of America you can turn on the television and see some talk show about “Who’s the babies Daddy,” or something that has to do with some obscene incident that no one would ever want to admit to have happening. As people we thrive off of other people’s bliss and misery. It is a trait that every person possesses; we all want to hear about other lives....   [tags: William Jefferson Clinton Essays] 1583 words
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President Bill Clinton - Bill Clinton In recent history, one would be hard pressed to find one politician surrounded in more controversy than Bill Clinton. His scandals have included drugs, adultery, treason, and fraud. The latest opprobrium that has plagued his presidency resulted in him becoming only the second president in the history of the United States to be impeached. After a long and drawn out sexual harassment trial, Paula Jones’ lawyers deposed former White House intern Monica Lewinsky. What would follow in the next 14 months, even Clinton’s most adamant critics couldn’t have predicted....   [tags: William Jefferson Clinton Essays] 622 words
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Bill Clinton - Redefines Democratic-republican - Bill Clinton - Redefines Democratic-Republican In the early 1800's, the United States was but a promising seedling in search of viable political direction. The initial parties were known as the federalists and the Democratic-Republicans, the first of which soon diminished and the later eventually bisected. The result is the two party Democrat and GOP system which the majority of politicians of current day subscribe. However, many political and economic analysts find themselves perplexed by an incredible new phenomenon radiating from the white house - the economic policies of President Bill Clinton....   [tags: William Jefferson Clinton Essays] 1048 words
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Bill Clinton's Popularity Despite the Scandals - The name William Jefferson “Bill” Clinton either creates a negative image or a positive image in the minds of most Americans. Bill Clinton was the 42nd President of the United States of America and served two consecutive terms. He is one of the most popular presidents in history – right up there with Kennedy and even Abraham Lincoln. Nevertheless, there are a group of Americans that remember President Clinton in a negative light. These Americans could be described as the “moral majority” or the “Christian right.” These Americans remember the disgrace and shame that the office of the presidency suffered throughout the sex scandal and impeachment of President Clinton....   [tags: Politics]
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President Bill Clinton's Impeachment - Clinton's Impeachment In 1998 the American public was riveted by headlines detailing the private sexual encounters of our president and a White House employee. For the first time in US history, a sitting president had every aspect of his personal life presented to the public for debate. As the smoke cleared, discussions began to question what trend had allowed the media to print such sordid details about our top elected official. Suddenly, our Commander in Chiefs private life warranted front-page news....   [tags: William Jefferson Clinton Essays] 715 words
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The Legacy of President Bill Clinton - The Legacy of President Bill Clinton People will always remember Bill Clinton, for what reason, however, might be different. Some might remember him as a wonderful president who helped our country pull through the millennium unscathed. He protected our environment, promoted education, strengthened our economy, dropped the crime rate, dropped our nation’s poverty levels and had some victories with international policies. At the same time we have health care that is falling apart, some problems with the military and a scandalous affair....   [tags: Political Politics Presidents Government Essays] 730 words
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President Bill Clinton's Extramarital Affair - Assuming that it is true that a United States President may conduct his personal affairs in a way which does not jeopardize his capacity or duties as a political leader, should a United States President be accountable for his personal affairs by the American people whom he represents. This is the question to be discussed. Keep in mind, however, that this question does not deal with whether or not it is acceptable for a president to lie about his personal affairs or whether he should be legally accountable for his personal affairs....   [tags: William Jefferson Clinton Essays] 1116 words
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Bill Clinton: 42nd President of the United States - ... After meeting the President and shaking his hand, Bill knew that he wanted to help make a difference in the lives of the people. He attended and graduated from Georgetown University and in 1968 won a scholarship to attend Oxford University. Bill also received a law degree from Yale University in 1973. Bill Clinton loved to play his saxophone which was his favorite pastime. He would practice every day and play in jazz ensembles. After all his musical hard work, it paid off when he became a top saxophone player at his school and won first chair in the state band’s saxophone section....   [tags: equal, politics, impeached, welfare]
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William Jefferson (Bill) Clinton: A Brief Biography - ... While he was still attending Georgetown, he was named a Rhodes Scholar. A Rhodes Scholar is given to a very smart student and gives them the privilege to go to Oxford University in England for two years. So Clinton attended Oxford University in England. While in Oxford, he received a draft letter to go fight in the Vietnam War. The day he received the letter, was the day he was supposed to be at the draft board. He wrote the draft board explaining that he was in Oxford, England. The draft board told him to finish his year at Oxford , and report back when he returned to the United States....   [tags: 42nd US president, I did not inhale]
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Sophocles' Antigone and Bill Clinton - Antigone and Bill Clinton Antigone, in Greek legend, was the daughter of Oedipus. When her brothers Eteocles and Polynices killed one another, Creon, king of Thebes, forbade the rebel Polynices’ burial. Antigone disobeyed him, performed the rites, and was condemned to death for what she had done. Now the question arises, "Did Antigone take proper action?". Was it just to go against her Uncle Creon’s wishes and go ahead and bury the brother that was to be left out for the vultures....   [tags: Antigone essays] 1324 words
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President Bill Clinton - If your order detail is correct but you have additional questions, please visit our Customer Care website. It provides the same information our representatives would access if you were to call. You'll also find: Key Documents (i.e., warranty, invoice, etc.) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Questions about Rebate forms. Click here. Can't find what you need online. Call Customer Care at 1-800-915-3355, option 1, ext. 43784. We're happy to serve you. You might also want to scroll down to check out some Helpful Setup Tips to help you prepare for the arrival of your new system....   [tags: William Jefferson Clinton Essays] 558 words
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Bill Clinton - Bill Clinton Born on Aug. 19, 1946, in Hope, Ark., William (Bill) Jefferson Blythe IV grew up in a troubled home. His father had died in an automobile accident three months before his son's birth, and his mother later was forced to leave her two-year-old son with his grandparents when she moved to New Orleans to pursue her nursing studies. The family settled in Hot Springs, Ark., after his mother married Roger Clinton, whose surname Bill later adopted. As a young man, Bill was determined to succeed and frequently earned academic honors, including selection as a delegate to the American Legion Boy's Nation program in Washington, D.C., where the 16-year-old Clinton met Pres....   [tags: Essays Papers] 2041 words
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President Bill Clinton - Bill Clinton William Jefferson Clinton succeeded where no other Democrat since Franklin had. He was re-elected to a second term as President. Clinton also proved most of his critics wrong, surviving the personal scandals that came about. During his presidency, Clinton broke promises and failed in certain areas, but he still had support of the American people. Even after his affair with Monica Lewinsky, the people still wanted him in office. They liked what he was doing for the country and supported him no matter what....   [tags: Biography] 1670 words
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President Bill Clinton - Introduction This paper will discuss the life and work of William Jefferson Blythe III @ Bill Clinton. It will summarize his early life, his rise in American politics, his achievements as the leader of the world's superpower, his extremely infamous affair and his post-presidential career. Early Life The 42nd president of the United States of America was born on August 19, 1946 in Hope, Arkansas. Named after his father, who died 3 months before he was born, he was raised by his mother, Virginia Dell Cassidy and later his step-father, Roger Clinton....   [tags: Biography] 1381 words
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President Bill Clinton Was Responsible For 9/11 - The Clinton administration was at fault for the 9/11 attacks. During the course of his presidency, Bill Clinton had more than a single chance to catch those responsible for the 9/11 tragedy. During his term of 8 years, Clinton had seen a fair share of terrorist attacks, all of which were quickly forgotten. Clinton not only sparked the attack on the World Trade Center, but he may very well have sparked hatred towards the United States by many of the Middle Eastern countries. In 1993, the World Trade Center was attacked from the basement floor by a bomb in a truck....   [tags: essays research papers] 670 words
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The Impeachment of Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton - Impeachment is the ultiomate punishment for a president. It is a long and complicated rout to removing a public official from office. The Constitutional process Article II, section 4 specifies the procedures to be used to remove a public official from office(CNN/All Politics). The constitution states that and president found guilty for bribery, treason, or other high crimes and misdemeanors. There has been a long debate on what should be considered a high crime. Different people in the House share different views....   [tags: Politics Political] 3306 words
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Bill Clinton´s Early Life and Arkansas Politic Career - Bill Clinton Early Life & Arkansas Political Career William Jefferson Clinton was born on August 19th, 1946. William Jefferson Blythe, his father was killed in a car accident months before he was born. Virginia Cassidy Blythe is his mother. His mother, Virginia, took nursing classes while he was young so his grandmother took care of him when available. His grandmother was a disciplinarian and taught Bill from an early age to be a good reader. Bill loved both his mother and grandmother but he had to moderate their differences from a young age....   [tags: politics, service, economy] 2797 words
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Bill Clinton: Should We Condemn Him for his Personal Mistakes? - Imagine your life, your every move, your every decision being scrutinized under the microscope of the condemning public eye. Would you pass their standards. Would your personal life be perfect enough to uphold the image of one such as the president. Imagine losing your career and never being able to get it back because of one mistake. When one’s personal life is examined in such a way that Bill Clinton’s was people are bound to find flaws. In a very short time, your personal mistakes can become the next biggest story on the news....   [tags: Politics]
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The Year Was 1992 and Bill Clinton Had Just Been Elected - What all happened in 1992, was really more eventful than a person could realize. Throughout the year there were many exciting and scary things that happened all over. There were bombings that killed hundreds of people, hurricanes that caused devastating damage, and riots that upset entire cities. As a new year usually does, 1992 brought everyone a fresh start filled with memorable and nerve-wracking events from Bill Clinton being elected as the 42nd president, the LA riots, Tiger Woods being the youngest to ever join the PGA, Hurricane Iniki devastating people of Hawaii, and Mike Tyson being charged with rape....   [tags: Tiger Woods, LA riots, Mike Tyson]
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Imagery from Bill Clinton’s 1992 Presidential Campaign - In 1992, President Bill Clinton was a little known former governor from the poor state of Arkansas who thwarted President George H.W. Bush’s effort to be reelected and became the 42nd president of the United States. During the primary and general election, President Clinton’s campaign made extensive use of television to introduce himself and his ideas to the general public. Three examples were chosen as representative of the type of imagery seen during campaign. The first is a TV ad called “Hope”, the next is a picture from President’s appearance on the Arsenio Hall TV show and the last is a TV ad called “1988.” These examples serve to represent key moments that occurred during the presiden...   [tags: taxes, voters, election, politics]
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The Rhetoric of an Apology: The Bill Clinton Sex Scandal - The Rhetoric of an Apology: The Clinton Sex Scandal "I ask that all Americans demonstrate in their personal and public lives... the high ethical standards that are essential to good character and to the continued success of our Nation." On August 17, 1998, exactly one year after making the statement above, President Bill Clinton prepared to deliver a speech concerning a scandal that had gripped the nation for months. It is needless to say that this was an important moment during the Clinton administration....   [tags: Rhetorical Analysis of Speech]
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The Presidential Debates Between Bill Clinton And Dole - The Presidential Debates Between Bill Clinton and Dole The presidential debates between democratic President William Clinton and Republican Senator Robert Dole proved to be a game of "dodge-ball". Bob Dole fired criticism and attacks while Clinton tried to "dodge" them. Dole attacked him on most of his ideas, and his tendency to exaggerate. Clinton avoided the lies he made since the 1992 presidential campaign (brought up by Dole, of course) by revealing all that he accomplished for the good of the people....   [tags: essays research papers] 744 words
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Bill Clinton: Rhetorical Settings, Strategies, and Paradoxical Popularity - Bill Clinton: Rhetorical Settings, Strategies, and Paradoxical Popularity Everyone knows what he did with Monica Lewinsky. They watched him shake his finger and lie to their face on national television. They heard his promise to be forthcoming with the truth, and head about how he patiently hair-split his way through four hours of grand jury testimony. Why is he still here. The answer lies in a combination of Clinton’s rhetorical strategy and extrinsic circumstances. Bill Clinton’s rhetoric is two-fold....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Executive Privilege: Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton - Introduction "We are all imperfect. We cannot expect perfect government." William Howard Taft. Executive Privilege is a part of the American governmental system used by the Presidents of the United States for the people but also for themselves. The historic case of United States V Nixon in 1974 set a precedent for the doctrine which has impacted the later presidencies. Does man’s imperfection excuse his decisions of how he governs. What is Executive Privilege. A Brief History Raoul Berger, author of celebrated book Executive Privilege: Constitutional Myth, wrote that: "Executive privilege"-the President's claim of constitutional authority to withhold information from Congress-is a m...   [tags: Abuse of Executive Privilege]
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Paula Jones Lawsuit Against Bill Clinton - Paula Jones' Lawsuit Against Bill Clinton A lawsuit has been filed by Paula Jones, a clerk for the Arkansas Industrial Development Commission, for sexual harassment by then Governor Clinton. In her lawsuit, Paula Jones states that Clinton told an Arkansas State trooper to escort her to a private hotel room where she claims that she was sexually harassed. There are two sides to this case: Clinton states that he did not do it and that he has never seen this person before. Clinton's lawyers say that forcing the president of the United States to answer to a lawsuit will distract him for his already hard and time-consuming job....   [tags: Free Essays] 381 words
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The Drama of the Clinton Sex Scandal - The Drama of the Clinton Sex Scandal Rare is a person that crosses the path of the White House without some emotion of envy or awe. This building epitomizes world leadership and unprecedented power. This renowned leadership may be the only association made by certain countries, while in the United States many see an other significance: Watergate, Whitewater, Kennedy's brutal and mysterious assassination, and today, Clinton's "zippergate" scandal. When the President of the United States takes oath, he gives up a part of his life....   [tags: Presidency Bill Clinton Monical Lewinsky Essays] 4644 words
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Lets Keep Personal, Personal: Scandal´s of Bill Clinton and John F. Kennedy - ... We talked about his death and the impact on the United States and even the whole world for another five minutes before the great debate started. My dad proposed a question to the family, “What president, in recent years, if assassinated would have America in as much distress as when JFK was shot?” Almost all at once, my family responded with Ronald Reagan. I nodded in agreement, and offered another suggestion. “Clinton is another one that I think people would have gotten hysterical over if he died.” I was expecting the same nod in approval or words of agreement that had come with the mention of Reagan, but I was left with a bunch of mixed responses and faces of uncertainty....   [tags: women, problems, career] 1023 words
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Comparing the Foreign Policy of Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton - Comparing the Foreign Policy of Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton Towards North Korea Since its creation after the Korean War in 1950, North Korea, also known as the Democratic People Republic of Korea (DPRK), has caused many problems for the United States. North Korea has, for instance, broken treaties and even gone so far as to threaten the use of nuclear weapons. Naturally, different presidents have dealt with North Korea in different ways. Take Eisenhower for example, he actually threatened the use of nuclear weapons against North Korea in 1953 (obviously before North Korea had nuclear capabilities)....   [tags: Politics Political Essays Government]
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The Hunting of the President - The Hunting of the President presented an argument by Harry Thomason and Nickolas Perry that from 1990 to 2000 a group of people were committed to destroying the reputation of William (Bill) Jefferson Clinton. Through elaborate testimonials, the claim is that this group of well-funded individuals as well as media attempted to gain from Clinton’s alleged misfortunes. The film begins with a narration that took place approximately ten days before the 1992 presidential election, Andrew Cooper, a reporter from New Zealand, is approached by a man named Everett Hamm....   [tags: President Bill Clinton]
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President Clinton's Impacts in the US - Have you impacted the United States like Bill Clinton has. Bill Clinton was born on August 19, 1946 in a small town in Arkansas. His father died before he was even born. He was not raised to be religious, but at a very young age, he attended church every Sunday morning alone. Growing up, he had to see his stepfather’s abusive behavior towards both his mother and stepbrother. When he was seventeen years old and attending school, he got an invitation to meet President John F. Kennedy at the White House Rose Garden, that’s when he realized what he wanted his career to be....   [tags: liberalism, clinton, federal deficit]
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The Amazing Hillary Rodham Clinton - Hillary Rodham Clinton used to mostly be known to the public as Bill Clinton’s wife and later his first-lady, but she had made a name for herself before and after Bill’s presidential run. In fact, her name often crops up in talks about the 2016 presidential race as someone who could possibly be the first woman President of the United States. Born Hillary Diane Rodham in Chicago, Illinois on October 16, 1947 as the first child to Dorothy Emma Howell and Hugh Ellsworth Rodham. A few years later she would become the eldest sister to both Hugh and Tony Rodham....   [tags: Hillary Rodham Clinton Essays]
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Biography of Hillary Clinton - Biography of Hillary Clinton Hillary Diane Rodham was born on October the 26th 1947 at Edgewater Hospital, in Chicago. Her parents Hugh and Dorothy married in 1942. When Hillary was still young she learnt to stand up for herself. She told her mom that Suzy was bullying her and her mom said "There's no room in this house for cowards. You'll have to stand up to her." Hillary later knocked Suzy to the ground and said "Mom, now I'm tough enough to play with the boys. " After this she became a natural leader " She wasn't just interested in having power, but to help people....   [tags: HIllary Clinton Politics Government Essays]
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The Clinton-lewinsky Scandal - Lately, the top story in the news day after day, months after months have been about William Jefferson Clinton, also known as Bill. Who could blame them, there is nothing better than a story out of the ordinary, especially one with presidential status. For the past months he has been the most talked about figure, being the essential topic for news, talk shows, late night comedy and even going as far as the big screen. Talk about 'Primary Colors' and 'Wag the Dog.' What has gotten to me the most however, were the constant flow of Republicans, along with a few Democrats, who just want to say how shocked and embarrassed they are along with the people of the United States.The president had not...   [tags: William Jefferson Clinton Essays] 628 words
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President Clinton: An Unforgiving Presidency - On August 19, 1946, in Hope Arkansas, William Jefferson Blythe III, later after taking his stepfather’s family name becoming William Jefferson Clinton, was born. Forty-six years later the Nation would see Clinton become the 42nd President. On his way to the Oval office Clinton graduated with a Bachelor in Science from Georgetown University, attended Oxford University on a coveted Rhodes scholarship, earned his Juris Doctor degree from Yale Law School and served twelve, inconsecutive, years as Arkansas’s Governor....   [tags: Deficit Reduction Act of 1993]
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The Clinton Health Access Iniciative - For this paper, I have chosen the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) and their work in sub-Saharan Africa. Research for this paper was a mixed bag of results. The web had plenty of articles that were reports on how donations were gathered, and “feel-good” public relations stories. It a substantial amount of digging to finally get the main link – CHAI must work with an African countries’ local Ministry of Health. Without that partnership, all the knowledge and experience the CHAI has had building successful health care models are squandered....   [tags: health care workers, Sub-Saharan Africa ] 2605 words
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Presidents Nixon and Clinton - The American Presidency has been riddled with scandal since its creation back in the eighteen-hundreds. The men that have held the highest office in the country have each had their own ups and downs, victories and defeats, moments of shame and pride. Modern Presidents are no exception to the repetition of history; both Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton’s Presidency have been threatened by scandal. Richard Nixon’s career was destroyed by several scandals but the infamous Watergate Scandal was the apex of it all and Clinton’s career was debilitated by his extra marital affairs and dishonesty....   [tags: presidents who faced impeachment] 604 words
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A Victory For Clinton - A Victory For Clinton Another four years, another new president. The election of 1996 for president moves closer everyday as the republican Robert Dole, and the president Bill Clinton fight it out. Far behind and by all means out of the race is Ross Perot. The polls show Dole-Kemp behind Clinton-Gore, and the results will stay this way for several key reasons. Clinton will serve another four years as president since Americans know what to expect from him as president. On several key issues, such as the budget, Dole has provided the voters with vague ideas on how he will tackle his promises....   [tags: essays research papers] 846 words
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Hillary Clinton - Hillary Clinton once said, "we must stop thinking of the individual and start thinking about what is best for society. She has stressed the importance of this quote by continuously trying to better the world. Clinton has taken part of many reforms, positions, and continues to promote equality for all. Throughout her life, she has helped with education, health care, and foreign affairs. Hillary Clinton was an influential woman in the twentieth and still is influential in this century. She has had obstacles in her life and career yet still continued to conquer whatever they may be....   [tags: Biography]
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Clinton's Legacy - In various ways, the Clinton administration was involved in quite a bit of political and personal chaos. President Clinton was seen by the public as a man without morals in his personal life, as well as someone who had no problems hiding dirty dealings in his political life. Even if there was no legal basis for these accusations, the public as well as his fellow politicians lost faith in him as a competent leader. His obvious twisting of the wording in questions, and hiding behind technicalities did not help his image....   [tags: Politics] 1037 words
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President Clinton's Impacts on the United States - Have you impacted the United States like Bill Clinton has. Bill Clinton was born on August 19, 1946 in a small town of Arkansas. His father died before he was even born. He was not raised to be religious, but at a very young age he was attending church every Sunday morning alone. Growing up he had to see his stepfather’s abusive behavior towards both his mother and step-brother. When he was 17 years old and attending school he got an invitation to meet President John F. Kennedy at the White House Rose Garden, that’s when he realized what he wanted his career to be....   [tags: deficit, unemployment, economy]
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Hilary Clinton - Hillary Rodham Clinton, born on October 26, 1946, is currently the 67th United States Secretary of State working under Barack Obamas presidency. Up until this year, she was the United States Senator for the state of New York, starting in 2001. Before becoming the Senator for New York, she served as the First Lady of the United States for 8 years, which came to an end in 2001 when her husband, Bill, had completed his second term as President. Hillary acted as the leading candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in the 2008 election, falling short to Barack Obama....   [tags: Biography]
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Hillary Rodham Clinton - There are a lot of people currently in the public eye, people who have a great deal to do with our country and the way that it has been managed or not managed. It all depends on what you believe from the information that we are given. One face that has been around for many years, but is not always talked about in the media is Hilary Clinton. Hillary is one face in our country that is both well-known politically and also publicly. Normally when writing a paper, particularly one that is a biography, the first inclination is to write about someone who is directly involved with current events....   [tags: Political Science Biography]
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Hillary Clinton: A Figure of Power and Courage - Shaqra 2 October 26, 1947, Chicago, Illinois : Dorothy Howell and Hugh Rodham cradle their daughter with loving arms, their newborn baby girl who would one day grow up to be Hillary Rodham Clinton. They knew that their daughter was going to be someone amazing one day, but what they didn’t know was that she was going to become a famous civil rights activist. Hillary’s life started in Chicago, Illinois, but she soon moved to Park Ridge, Illinois, where her life sprouted. She lived with her parents and her two brothers, Hugh Jr....   [tags: Civil Rights, Activist, First Lady] 1772 words
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The Political Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton - Hillary Clinton was born in Chicago in 1947. Her life in politics began when she was very young with help from her teachers and parents. She was the first lady of Arkansas from 1979 to 1981 and again from 1983 to 1992. From 1992 to 2001 Hillary was the first lady of the United States when her husband Bill Clinton was the president of the United States. From 2001 to January 2009 Hillary worked from New York as the United States senator. On January 21st she assumed office as the 67th United States Secretary of State....   [tags: biography, politicians, politics] 1113 words
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Trouble With Bill Clintons Character - Trouble With Bill Clinton's Character In the article, "The Trouble With Character" from Time magazine , writer Richard Stengel describes Bob Dole's attacks on President Bill Clinton's character during the second Presidential debate and explains why Dole's criticisms did not affect Clinton. Stengel begins the article by discussing how American parents do not want their children to aspire to become President as much as they used to. Most Americans feel that someone else should do the job, and this person is no moralistic model....   [tags: essays research papers] 650 words
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Hillary Rodham Clinton: A Presidential Candidate for 2016 - As time passes, rumors concerning Hillary Clinton's decision to run for president have been soaring. Ever since she stepped down from her position as Secretary of State in 2013, Clinton has faced question after question about her plans for the future and her opinion on the presidency. Hillary Diane Rodham was born on October 26, 1947; she was born in Chicago, Illinois and was raised in the nearby town of Park Ridge. Throughout high school and college, she began her politically activity by working on several presidential campaigns and holding a variety of impressive summer jobs....   [tags: Politics, Biography]
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Hillary Clinton: Strategies and Goals - Hillary Clinton: Strategies and Goals Hillary Clinton is an important character in the impeachment process and the sex scandal in general. As Bill Clinton’s wife, she is the most personally involved with the President, as well as the most personally involved in the subject matter involved with the impeachment. Since Bill Clinton’s wrong-doings stem from sexual misconduct, as his wife, Hillary Clinton has an extremely great involvement. Due to her great involvement in this personal matter, the public audience seems to associate their thoughts with her own (34% of the public thought that the scandal was a personal matter as long as Hillary Clinton was fine with it [U.S....   [tags: Politcs and Women] 3665 words
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The Final Days of the Clinton Administration - Perhaps one of the most interesting times in a president’s administration is during the end of his term in office. Having reached the ultimate goal in a politician’s career, a president no longer has to worry about public opinion or any of the other political give and takes that usually influence a politician’s actions. He is truly free to act as he pleases almost free of consequences. Bill Clinton’s final days in office certainly demonstrated this fact. Using the ultimate unchecked executive power of clemency Clinton issued over 140 pardons and thirty six sentence commutations....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The Mother, The Politician, The Activist: Hillary Rodham Clinton - “I suppose I could have stayed home and baked cookies and had teas, but what I decided to do was to fulfill my profession which I entered before my husband was in public life.” - Hillary Rodham Clinton. Hillary was born on October 26, 1947 to Hugh Rodham and Dorothy Rodham in Chicago, Illinois. She was raised in the suburban Park Ridge, Illinois along with her two younger brothers, Hugh Jr. and Anthony. She was raised in a very political and religiously conservative household, her parents being active members of the Republic party and in their United Methodist Church....   [tags: powerful women in US politics]
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FDR vs Clinton - FDR vs Clinton The domestic policies and administrations of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and William Jefferson Clinton are in some ways similar, but in other ways very different. The two men were very domestic-oriented presidents, focusing largely on America, and not the outside world. Both Democrats, they supported Federal Government programs to aid the American People. These programs were not necessary, but the presidents felt that they would aid Americans. Roosevelt created many jobs for the unemployed....   [tags: American America History] 754 words
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President Clinton vs. President Nixon - President Clinton vs. President Nixon                The recent scandal in the White House has brought my attention to the American Presidents as people and Presidents. Looking into the American history and her presidents I have found out that presidents are not just political figures but that they are also people. In my research I will compare and contrast two of the American presidents - Bill Clinton and Richard Nixon.       President Clinton and President Nixon both associated themselves with criminal actions....   [tags: Comapre Contrast Presidency Essays] 491 words
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You Can’t Swallow the Truth: The Ethics of the Clinton Impeachment - Almost ten years in the past, Bill Clinton’s story in the White House is all but written in stone. No matter the accomplishments the administration accomplished in its time, Clinton’s extramarital affair and subsequent impeachment will pervade, if not dominate, the president’s legacy. The major facts stand mostly undisputed: the president engaged in sexual activity with Monica Lewinsky and maneuvered to keep the affair secret, culminating in explicit lies to a grand jury. Republican opponents of the president had unreserved political motivations to remove the president from office....   [tags: Ethics]
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Women as Major Players in American Politics - In recent years, the increase of women as major players in American politics has changed the political landscape. Despite women accounting for over fifty percent of the nation’s population, in 2011, women account for just over twenty percent of the nation’s state legislators, and sixteen percent of U.S. House of Representative and U.S. Senate members. This number is largely unchanged from the percent of women who held positions in these public offices in 1993 (Halloran, 2010). Although the numbers for women represented look bleak, major advances have been made in women’s abilities to make a large impact in national politics....   [tags: Clinton, Palin, Pelosi]
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The History of School Uniforms in the United States - ... Assault was down by eighty percent, vandalism by seventy percent, and suspension by ninety percent. This prompted other districts to follow including Los Angeles, San Diego, and even New York. President Bill Clinton caught word of the new trend of school uniforms on January 23, 1996 prepared the State of the Union Address at the United States Capitol where he addressed the subject. In this speech he, “challenge all our schools to teach character education, to teach good values and good citizenship....   [tags: president clinton, policy] 1227 words
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Clinton Administration Foreign Drug Policy In Colombia - Since the introduction of narcotics in the United States, American society has felt the effects of drug use in all aspects of daily living. As drug use heightened to new levels in the 1980's the Bush Administration chose to declare a "war" on drugs. Never before in our history had crime been combated with war. This war led to the militarization of the United States' tactics for overcoming illegal drug use in the U.S. Instead of choosing to combat drug use by putting greater effort into reducing demand the Bush Administration chose to decrease illegal drug supply....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Importance of HIPAA and the Bill of Rights in the Healthcare System - Why is important for the HIPAA and the Bill of Right work in the healthcare system. Both the HIPAA and Bill of Right significance to the healthcare system all around the United State because of the strict guideline that were implemented to make the healthcare facilities a better place; for both patients and healthcare officials. These two laws that have been implemented, they have been the corner stone for many years. Those have helped balance the right for patients, physicians, nurses and others officials who are working in different healthcare facilities....   [tags: Health Care, argumentative, persuasive] 1751 words
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The American Culture - Have you ever noticed the different policies and influences that have affected you and the generations before you. The American culture and influences have changed greatly over time. I believe that the policies and influences of American culture have changed since John F. Kennedy and Bill Clinton John F. Kennedy or as many people called him “Jack” was born on May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts in a large and wealthy family with 9 other brothers and sisters. Growing up John was very sick and was in the the hospital for a long period of time....   [tags: republicans, kennedy, clinton]
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Brady Bill - Brady Bill There have been many different gun control laws proposed in the past few years. One of the most recent and controversial ones has been the Brady Bill. The Brady Bill represented the first comprehensive, federal gun control in twenty-five years. The Brady Bill is an effective way of gun control with its background checks and five-day waiting period. The Brady Bill was originally named for anti-gun lobbyist James Brady. James Brady was Press Secretary to President Ronald Regan and was shot and paralyzed in an assassination attempt on the President....   [tags: Papers] 971 words
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Early Childhood Education - Scholars in the field such as Dahlberg & Moss approaches education from the early childhood education position. They say that the children as well as the parents are presented with new opportunities when the child has an early education. They also proved that children with higher education are less likely to get in trouble. They are the ones who live a successful (Dahlberg & Moss, 2005). Tandberg & Griffith took an approach to education on the higher education level, and their research proved that the higher your education, the more you go up in society....   [tags: children, parents, clinton] 690 words
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The Electoral College in The United States - Historical overview As the first Democrat in nearly 20 years to hold the position, Bill Clinton saw a successful, yet embattled tenure in the office of the presidency. As he looked to pass the torch to his Vice President Albert Gore Jr, a virtually unchallenged bid in the Democratic primary, as he carried all of the delegates, with the stance and platform of being a more moderate alternative to the liberal Senator Bill Bradley of New Jersey. The Republican Party was locked in a more challenged series of primaries with the two frontrunners being Senator John McCain of Arizona, and Governor George W....   [tags: bush, al gore, clinton, votes]
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President Clinton's Foreign Relations With Cuba and Haiti - What justifications could the Clinton administration make when assessing their actions in both Cuba and Haiti during Clinton’s time in office. When trying to answer this question one must look at the motivation behind the administration’s actions, the principles that the administration stood behind, and the message that they were trying to deliver. The cases of Cuba and Haiti are different in various senses and in the degree of change that occurred within those countries resulting from US policies....   [tags: Foreign Policy ]
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The History of Homosexuality in the Military - Military Justice Behind the Scene Homosexuality in the military had been frowned upon back dating since the late 1770’s. Due to fear of reprimand, men and women were able to join the military but did not discuss their sexuality. It was believed that homosexuality was criminalized in U. S. military law. Prior to World War II, there was no written policy barring homosexuals from serving, although sodomy was considered a crime by military law ever since Revolutionary War times (Powers, 2012). One of the well-known homosexual of the Revolutionary War era was Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben; he was General George Washington's chief of staff....   [tags: orientation, discrimination, bill] 633 words
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Bill Gates And Microsoft - Bill Gates and Microsoft "Microsoft was founded based on my vision of a personal computer on every desk and in every home, all running Microsoft software," Bill Gates once remarked (Stevenson). Everyone has their own dream but this was Bill Gates dream when he first co-founded Microsoft. This dream came to haunt him 12 years later when he was caught. Microsoft was charged with using its power to eliminate its competitor in the Web-browser market in the mid-90s (Stevenson). Bill Gates’ dreams and passions lead him to try to monopolize the computer industry using Microsoft and the antitrust lawsuit that followed....   [tags: Business] 1615 words
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Hilary Vs Obama - Hillary Clinton Vs Barack Obama Are there differ rences between Obama and Clinton on significant issues. And if they aren’t, would an Obama-Clinton contest largely be determined by intangibles: image, charisma, and personality. For my report, being of the Democratic Party myself, I chose to research both sides of the Democratic views for the 2008 Presidential Campaign & Agenda’s of the Top 2 of 3 Democratic Candidates; U.S. Senator Hilary R. Clinton (D-NY) & U.S. Senator Barack Obama (D-IL). The 3rd Candidate is Mike Gravel, former U.S....   [tags: Elections 2008 Obama Clinton Campaign Politics] 1728 words
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Is the Impeachment in the Nations Best Interest? - Is the Impeachment in the Nations Best Interest. The President of the united States obstructed justice by encouraging Monica Lewinsky to file a false affidavit in the case of Jones v. Clinton. Then he committed grand jury perjury when he stated that he told Ms. Lewinsky she might be able to avoid testifying in the case by filing an affidavit. He also obstructed justice by allowing his attorney to use this false affidavit in an attempt to cut off a legitimate line of questioning during his deposition....   [tags: History Clinton Scandal Essays] 888 words
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Obama´s Universal Healthcare Reform - ... Eventually, he paid more than $140,000 in taxes and penalties on the gift. Daschle had become a liability and Obama quickly accepted Daschle's resignation offer. Obama had campaigned as a political outsider but surrounded himself with insiders and watched as one of them was taken down in a political knife fight. Seven weeks into his presidency, in March of 2009, the new president gathered in one room at one time friends and potential enemies alike. Rahm Emanuel had engineered the strategy and everyone remembered how special interest groups had sabotaged the Clinton administration/plan....   [tags: plan, failure, president, bill] 2562 words
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