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Bill Clinton's Presidency

Among Bill Clinton's achievements as President of the United States: The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993. Allowed pregnant employees to receive unpaid leave. "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Military...

Latest answer posted May 20, 2011 9:45 am UTC

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Bill Clinton's Presidency

On page 46 of his autobiography, My Life, Bill Clinton says that he's "still not sure exactly" why he decided, as a teenager, to change his name from Blythe, his biological father's surname, to...

Latest answer posted May 1, 2019 2:02 pm UTC

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Bill Clinton's Presidency

When Bill Clinton entered the national political stage at the end of the 1980s, there hadn’t been a Democratic president since 1968. The Democratic Party realized they needed to change in order to...

Latest answer posted July 2, 2020 9:18 pm UTC

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Bill Clinton's Presidency

Every American administration that has tried to engage in nation building has encountered very similar problems. Presidents in the ‘60s had these problems with Vietnam. Clinton had them in places...

Latest answer posted December 15, 2012 6:39 am UTC

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Bill Clinton's Presidency

The biggest difference between the 1992 presidential election and the ones in 1996, 2000, 2004, and 2008 is that in 92 there was a viable third candidate for office, Mr. H. Ross Perot. It's not...

Latest answer posted September 12, 2012 9:47 pm UTC

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When Bill Clinton was running for the presidency in 1991-2, the Democratic Party was in the midst of a major decline. Only one Democrat had been elected president since Lyndon Johnson won election...

Latest answer posted March 6, 2011 10:27 pm UTC

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Bill Clinton's Presidency

To complete this task, analyze the ideas that appear in former president Bill Clinton's 1998 speech on multiculturalism. Doing this will help you gain a better understanding of how to craft a...

Latest answer posted December 11, 2020 1:17 pm UTC

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Bill Clinton's Presidency

The idea of President Bill Clinton as a tragic hero is an interesting one. Usually a tragic hero is defined as someone whose general nature is noble, but whose tragic flaw brings about their...

Latest answer posted March 15, 2016 12:29 pm UTC

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Bill Clinton's Presidency

There are a number of reasons for this. Let us explore a few of them. Incumbent parties generally lose ground in midterm elections. There is almost always some degree of backlash against the...

Latest answer posted July 11, 2012 12:06 am UTC

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Bill Clinton's Presidency

This is an exceedingly difficult question to answer since it is very difficult to identify what aspects of the 1990s were actually attributable to the Clinton administration. For example, one of...

Latest answer posted April 26, 2013 12:35 am UTC

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Bill Clinton's Presidency

A tragic flaw leads someone to tragedy. I don't think Bill Clinton or the others really had tragic endings. Bill Clinton did not die in office, and did not die as a result of a fall or even have...

Latest answer posted October 15, 2011 3:45 pm UTC

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Bill Clinton's Presidency

In this speech, President Clinton says that the United States plays a leadership role in the world. He sees the US as a leader in world affairs. We can see this in at least two places in this...

Latest answer posted October 23, 2012 9:34 pm UTC

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Bill Clinton's Presidency

President William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton (born 1946) was impeached by the U. S. House of Representatives in 1998 but was acquitted by vote of the U. S. Senate in 1999. He was only the second...

Latest answer posted April 16, 2012 8:25 pm UTC

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Bill Clinton's Presidency

It is difficult to compare these as they are wholly different types of finanvial instruments and they do entirely different things. Cinton's Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 was his first...

Latest answer posted June 28, 2013 10:55 pm UTC

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Bill Clinton's Presidency

It is possible for people to disagree on this issue. However, the general idea is that Clinton’s transgressions were not as directly related to governing as were those of Nixon. In the Watergate...

Latest answer posted March 25, 2013 4:30 am UTC

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Bill Clinton's Presidency

During his 1992 campaign for President, Clinton's staffers were frequently reminded that "it's the economy, stupid," a mantra that urged them to focus on this issue as a talking point in the...

Latest answer posted December 4, 2019 2:22 pm UTC

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Bill Clinton's Presidency

The domestic policy of President Clinton's first term was dominated by attempts to reform America's healthcare, haul in the rising deficit, and make drastic changes to welfare programs. Healthcare...

Latest answer posted December 4, 2019 3:12 am UTC

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Bill Clinton's Presidency

The correct answer here is A. The Senate did not vote to convict President Clinton on the charges that were levelled against him. A majority of the Senate voted to convict on one charge and 50%...

Latest answer posted May 22, 2011 6:00 am UTC

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Bill Clinton's Presidency

When President Clinton was impeached, it challenged the American public and the American political system to think about what constituted an impeachable offense and what did not. The Constitution...

Latest answer posted November 22, 2011 6:14 am UTC

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Bill Clinton's Presidency

There is, of course, no way to quantify how effective a president is. The US did very well during the Clinton administration, but does not necessarily prove anything given that the country,...

Latest answer posted May 7, 2013 5:00 pm UTC

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Bill Clinton's Presidency

These are all notable parts of the Clinton presidency. Let's take a closer look at the desire for national health insurance and the Kyoto Protocol. During his presidential campaign, Bill Clinton...

Latest answer posted April 22, 2020 4:03 pm UTC

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Bill Clinton's Presidency

William "Bill" Jefferson Clinton was elected to serve as the forty-second President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Prior to being elected President, he served as the governor of Arkansas...

Latest answer posted September 5, 2021 12:33 am UTC

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Bill Clinton's Presidency

To the extent that Bill Clinton was seen in this way when he was the president, it was because of his foreign policy. Clinton was more likely than some presidents to use American power to try to...

Latest answer posted February 19, 2012 8:31 am UTC

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Bill Clinton's Presidency

There is always a tendency to read political history from the perspective of a battle between the noble, well-intentioned legislator battling against the greedy for-profit special interest groups....

Latest answer posted November 19, 2019 12:33 pm UTC

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Bill Clinton's Presidency

This is a great question, because it shows that we live in the age of the media. As soon as the scandal was found out between President Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky, the media was all over it....

Latest answer posted April 11, 2012 1:55 am UTC

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Bill Clinton's Presidency

The 42nd President of the United States was Bill Clinton. Clinton ran as a member of the Democratic Party and was first elected in 1992, beating out the Republican Party incumbent George H. W. Bush...

Latest answer posted January 26, 2018 4:06 pm UTC

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