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Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter with the message '#HereWeGo'

Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter with the message '#HereWeGo'

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 (UPI) --Monica Lewinsky is continuing to step out into the public eye by joining Twitter Monday.
Aileen Graef
Presidential speeches have lowered in sophistication over time

Presidential speeches have lowered in sophistication over time

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 (UPI) --Vocativ has come out with an analysis of presidential speeches that shows they've lowered in sophistication over time.
Thor Benson
UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014
By United Press International
Former President Clinton says prison reform will be hot-button issue in 2016

Former President Clinton says prison reform will be hot-button issue in 2016

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Oct. 8 (UPI) --Prison reform will prove to be a major issue in the 2016 presidential election, says former President Bill Clinton.
Matt Bradwell
RNC head Priebus lays out Principles for American Renewal

RNC head Priebus lays out Principles for American Renewal

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 (UPI) --Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, laid out what he described as a positive agenda Thursday as the party heads into the midterms.
Frances Burns
Chelsea Clinton gives birth to baby girl

Chelsea Clinton gives birth to baby girl

NEW YORK, Sept. 27 (UPI) --Chelsea Clinton announced the birth of her baby girl by sending out a tweet early Saturday morning. The newborn is named Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky.
Brooks Hays
First woman and Mexican-American nominated as U.S. envoy to Mexico

First woman and Mexican-American nominated as U.S. envoy to Mexico

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 (UPI) --U.S. President Barack Obama has nominated Maria Echaveste as the next U.S. ambassador to Mexico; if approved, she would be the first female to hold the post.
JC Finley
Bill Clinton may have let gender of Chelsea's baby slip

Bill Clinton may have let gender of Chelsea's baby slip

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 (UPI) --Bill Clinton is about to become a grandfather for the first time. Wednesday, he may have let slip one of his family's closest-held secrets: the baby's gender.
Gabrielle Levy
UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014
By United Press International
Bill Clinton hints he expects to be grandfather by first of October

Bill Clinton hints he expects to be grandfather by first of October

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 (UPI) --Former President Bill Clinton says he hopes to be a grandfather by the first of October.
Danielle Haynes
UPI Almanac for Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014
By United Press International
Darrell Hammond will be new announcer for 'Saturday Night Live'

Darrell Hammond will be new announcer for 'Saturday Night Live'

NEW YORK, Sept. 18 (UPI) --Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Darrell Hammond is to return as the sketch comedy show's new announcer, NBC announced Thursday.
Karen Butler
Bill Clinton urges Scotland not to leave the United Kingdom

Bill Clinton urges Scotland not to leave the United Kingdom

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 (UPI) --Bill Clinton has publicly come out in favor of Scotland remaining part of the UK, calling on Scots to set an example for global unity.
Matt Bradwell
Poll: New Hampshire Senate race tied

Poll: New Hampshire Senate race tied

CONCORD, N.H., Sept. 15 (UPI) --New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and her Republican challenger, former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown, are tied at 48 percent, a new poll finds.
Frances Burns
AmeriCorps 20th year noted in White House ceremony

AmeriCorps 20th year noted in White House ceremony

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 (UPI) --President Barack Obama joined former President Bill Clinton in Washington Friday to mark the 20th anniversary of the federal service organization AmeriCorps.
Ed Adamczyk
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Former President Bill Clinton (L) and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (2nd R) stand with their daughter Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky after their wedding ceremony at Astor Court in Rhinebeck, New York on July 31, 2010. (One Time Editorial Use Only) UPI/Barbara Kinney/HO
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William Jefferson "Bill" 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. Inaugurated at age 46, he was the third-youngest president. He took office at the end of the Cold War, and was the first president of the baby boomer generation. Clinton has been described as a New Democrat. Some of his policies, such as the North American Free Trade Agreement and welfare reform, have been attributed to a centrist Third Way philosophy of governance, while on other issues his stance was left-of-center.

Born and raised in Arkansas, Clinton became both a student leader and a skilled musician. He is an alumnus of Georgetown University where he was Phi Beta Kappa and earned a Rhodes Scholarship to attend the University of Oxford. He is married to Hillary Rodham Clinton, who has served as the United States Secretary of State since 2009 and was the Senator from New York from 2001 to 2009. Both Clintons received law degrees from Yale Law School, where they met and began dating. As Governor of Arkansas, Clinton overhauled the state's education system, and served as Chair of the National Governors Association.

Clinton unseated incumbent President George H. W. Bush in 1992 despite Bush's previously high approval ratings. As President, Clinton presided over the longest period of peacetime economic expansion in American history. The Congressional Budget Office reported a budget surplus between the years 1998 and 2000, the last three years of Clinton's presidency. He implemented Don't ask, don't tell, a controversial intermediate step to full gay military integration. After a failed health care reform attempt, Republicans won control of the House of Representatives in 1994, for the first time in forty years. Two years later, the re-elected Clinton became the first member of the Democratic Party since Franklin D. Roosevelt to win a second full term as president. He successfully passed SCHIP, providing health coverage for millions of children. Later, he was impeached for perjury and obstruction of justice in a scandal involving a White House intern, but was acquitted by the U.S. Senate and served his complete term of office.

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