Bill Clinton

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William Jefferson Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III; August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd president of the United States from 1993 to 2001.wikipedia
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Impeachment of Bill Clinton

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In 1998, Clinton was impeached by the House of Representatives.
The impeachment of Bill Clinton was initiated on October 8, 1998, when the United States House of Representatives voted to commence impeachment proceedings against Bill Clinton, the 42nd president of the United States, for "high crimes and misdemeanors".

Hillary Clinton

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He is the husband of former Secretary of State and former U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton.
After serving as a congressional legal counsel, she moved to Arkansas and married future president Bill Clinton in 1975; the two had met at Yale.

Monica Lewinsky

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The impeachment was based on accusations that Clinton committed perjury and obstruction of justice for the purpose of concealing his affair with Monica Lewinsky, a 22-year-old White House intern.
President Bill Clinton admitted to having had what he called an "inappropriate relationship" with Lewinsky while she worked at the White House in 1995–1996.

Clinton–Lewinsky scandal

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The impeachment was based on accusations that Clinton committed perjury and obstruction of justice for the purpose of concealing his affair with Monica Lewinsky, a 22-year-old White House intern.
The Clinton–Lewinsky scandal was a U.S. political sex scandal that involved 49-year-old President Bill Clinton and 22-year-old White House intern Monica Lewinsky.

1992 United States presidential election

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Clinton was elected president in 1992, defeating incumbent Republican opponent George H. W. Bush.
Democratic Governor Bill Clinton of Arkansas defeated incumbent Republican President George H. W. Bush, independent businessman Ross Perot of Texas, and a number of minor candidates.

Arkansas

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Clinton was born and raised in Arkansas and attended Georgetown University, University College, Oxford, and Yale Law School.
Notable people from the state include politician and educational advocate William Fulbright; former president Bill Clinton, who also served as the 40th and 42nd governor of Arkansas; general Wesley Clark, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander; Walmart founder and magnate Sam Walton; singer-songwriters Johnny Cash, Charlie Rich, Jimmy Driftwood, and Glen Campbell; actor-filmmaker, Billy Bob Thornton; poet C. D. Wright; and physicist William L. McMillan, who was a pioneer in superconductor research.

George H. W. Bush

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Clinton was elected president in 1992, defeating incumbent Republican opponent George H. W. Bush.
Bush lost the 1992 presidential election to Democrat Bill Clinton following an economic recession and the decreased importance of foreign policy in a post–Cold War political climate.

1996 United States presidential election

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In 1996, Clinton became the first Democrat since Franklin D. Roosevelt to be elected to a second full term.
Incumbent Democratic President Bill Clinton defeated former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, the Republican nominee, and Ross Perot, the Reform Party nominee.

Republican Revolution

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In the 1994 elections, the Republican Party won unified control of the Congress for the first time in 40 years.
They alleged President Bill Clinton was not the New Democrat he claimed to be during his 1992 campaign but was a "tax and spend" liberal.

1994 United States elections

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In the 1994 elections, the Republican Party won unified control of the Congress for the first time in 40 years.
The elections occurred in the middle of Democratic President Bill Clinton's first term in office, and elected the members of 104th United States Congress.

Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act

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He passed welfare reform and the State Children's Health Insurance Program, as well as financial deregulation measures.
The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA) is a United States federal law passed by the 104th United States Congress and signed into law by President Bill Clinton.

2000 Camp David Summit

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In foreign policy, Clinton ordered U.S. military intervention in the Bosnian and Kosovo wars, signed the Iraq Liberation Act in opposition to Saddam Hussein, participated in the 2000 Camp David Summit to advance the Israeli–Palestinian peace process, and assisted the Northern Ireland peace process.
The 2000 Camp David Summit was a summit meeting at Camp David between United States president Bill Clinton, Israeli prime minister Ehud Barak and Palestinian Authority chairman Yasser Arafat.

New Democrats

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A member of the Democratic Party, Clinton was known as a New Democrat, and many of his policies reflected a centrist "Third Way" political philosophy.
When the then-Governor Bill Clinton stepped down as DLC chairman to run for the presidency of the United States at the 1992 presidential election, he presented himself as a "New Democrat."

University College, Oxford

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Clinton was born and raised in Arkansas and attended Georgetown University, University College, Oxford, and Yale Law School.
Notable alumni include Chelsea Clinton, Clement Attlee, Harold Wilson, Bill Clinton, Neil Gorsuch, Stephen Hawking, C. S. Lewis, V. S. Naipaul and Percy Bysshe Shelley.

North American Free Trade Agreement

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He signed into law the North American Free Trade Agreement, but failed to pass his plan for national health care reform.
Chrétien subsequently negotiated two supplemental agreements with Bush, who had subverted the LAC advisory process and worked to "fast track" the signing prior to the end of his term, ran out of time and had to pass the required ratification and signing of the implementation law to incoming president Bill Clinton.

Democratic Party (United States)

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A member of the Democratic Party, Clinton was known as a New Democrat, and many of his policies reflected a centrist "Third Way" political philosophy.
Arkansas governor Bill Clinton was one such figure, who was elected President in 1992 as the Democratic nominee.

William Jefferson Blythe Jr.

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He is the son of William Jefferson Blythe Jr., a traveling salesman who had died in an automobile accident three months before his birth, and Virginia Dell Cassidy (later Virginia Kelley).
William Jefferson Blythe Jr. (February 27, 1918 – May 17, 1946) was an Arkansas salesman of heavy equipment and the biological father of Bill Clinton.

Virginia Clinton Kelley

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He is the son of William Jefferson Blythe Jr., a traveling salesman who had died in an automobile accident three months before his birth, and Virginia Dell Cassidy (later Virginia Kelley).
Virginia Dell Blythe Clinton Dwire Kelley (née Cassidy; June 6, 1923 – January 6, 1994) was an American Nurse Anesthetist and the mother of Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States.

Children's Health Insurance Program

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He passed welfare reform and the State Children's Health Insurance Program, as well as financial deregulation measures.
CHIP was formulated in the aftermath of the failure of President Bill Clinton's comprehensive health care reform proposal.

Roger Clinton Jr.

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Clinton has described his stepfather as a gambler and an alcoholic who regularly abused his mother and half-brother, Roger Clinton Jr.; Clinton threatened his stepfather with violence multiple times to protect them.
He is the younger half-brother of former United States President Bill Clinton.

My Life (Clinton autobiography)

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In 2004, Clinton published his autobiography, My Life.
My Life is a 2004 autobiography written by former President of the United States Bill Clinton, who left office on January 20, 2001.

Hot Springs, Arkansas

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In 1950, Bill's mother returned from nursing school and married Roger Clinton Sr., who co-owned an automobile dealership in Hot Springs, Arkansas, with his brother and Earl T. Ricks.
Incorporated January 10, 1851, the city has been home to Major League Baseball spring training, illegal gambling, speakeasies and gangsters such as Al Capone, horse racing at Oaklawn Park, the Army and Navy Hospital, and 42nd President Bill Clinton.

Historical rankings of presidents of the United States

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Clinton left office with the highest end-of-office approval rating of any U.S. president since World War II, and has continually received high scores in the historical rankings of U.S. presidents.
More recent presidents such as Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton are often rated among the greatest in public opinion polls, but do not always rank as highly among presidential scholars and historians.

National Governors Association

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As governor, he overhauled the state's education system and served as chairman of the National Governors Association.
Arkansas' Bill Clinton is, to date, the only former chair of the organization to become president of the United States.

School of Foreign Service

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With the aid of scholarships, Clinton attended the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., receiving a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service degree in 1968.
Notable alumni include U.S. president Bill Clinton, former CIA director George Tenet, and King Felipe VI of Spain, as well as the heads of state or government of many countries.