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  • President Bill Clinton Impeachment

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    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. He

  • Bill Clinton and Whitewater/ Monica Lewinsky

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    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

  • President Bill Clinton

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    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. While his mother was away, Bill was being raised by his grandparents. Four years later, in hopes of a better life, Virginia remarried to Roger Clinton. Roger turned out to be an alcoholic, which lead him to become violent towards Bill and his mother Virginia. At age 14, young Bill had enough of

  • The Presidency of Bill Clinton

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    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

  • President Bill Clinton

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    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

  • The Impeachment of Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton

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    Ultimately it is up to the Hose to decide to drop the charges or further the investigation. If the public official is found guilty a two thirds majority vote from the Senate is necessary. The most recent president to face an impeachment hearing was Bill Clinton. A previous case involving Richard Nixon, Watergate, was held in 1974. Rather than facing an embarrassment with impeachment Nixon chose to resign in disgrace. Both cases were very much similar yet different. In the Watergate scandal many of Nixon's

  • The Rhetoric of an Apology: The Bill Clinton Sex Scandal

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    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

  • Paula Jones Lawsuit Against Bill Clinton

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    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

  • The Presidential Debates Between Bill Clinton And Dole

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    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

  • William Jefferson (Bill) Clinton: A Brief Biography

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    Bill Clinton was born on August 19, 1946 to William Jefferson Blythe and Virginia Dell Cassidy. His grandparents were Edith and Eldrige Cassidy. Bill Clinton was born at Chester Hospital in Hope, Arkansas. As a young boy, Clinton lived with his grandparents while his mom was in New Orleans, Louisiana attending nursing school. While Clinton was with his grandparents, he learned to read and write before he was three years old. When Clinton was three, his mom finished nursing school. She married Roger