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42nd president of the United States

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Bill Clinton: 42nd president of the United States
William Jefferson Clinton is an American lawyer and politician who served as the 42nd president of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Prior to his presidency, he served as governor of Arkansas and as attorney general of Arkansas (1977–1979). 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. He is the husband of former secretary of state, former U.S. senator, and two-time candidate for president Hillary Clinton.

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US election: Who has won since 1992 and how did they do it? [Video]

US election: Who has won since 1992 and how did they do it?

A look at the history of the United States presidential elections from 1992,from Bill Clinton ousting George Bush Snr to Donald Trump's shock victory.

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Mourners pay respects to Ginsburg at U.S. Supreme Court [Video]

Mourners pay respects to Ginsburg at U.S. Supreme Court

[NFA] Mourners quietly filed past the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's flag-draped coffin outside the white marble court building on Wednesday as the United States began three days of..

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American Crime Story Season 3: Impeachment [Video]

American Crime Story Season 3: Impeachment

American Crime Story, the Emmy-winning FX series that gave audiences a closer look into the trial of O.J. Simpson and the assassination of Gianni Versace, will be tackling a new, eerily-relevant topic..

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87 [Video]

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

[NFA] Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a stalwart liberal on the Supreme Court since 1993, died on Friday at age 87 of complications from pancreatic cancer. Lisa Bernhard has more.

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Dead [Video]

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Dead

CNN is reporting that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died. The court announced that she passed due to complications of metastatic pancreas cancer. She was 87 years old. Ginsburg was..

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Highlights of this day in history: President Bill Clinton's grand jury testimony in the Monica Lewinsky scandal aired on TV; Authors H.G. Wells and Stephen King born; 'Monday Night Football' premieres;..
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Bill Clinton says Ginsburg wanted Hillary to win White House in 2016

Former President Bill Clinton reflects back on Ginsburg's support of his wife, former first lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
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Bill Clinton: "Can't possibly be surprised" by Trump, McConnell moving to fill Ginsburg seat

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Full transcript of "Face the Nation" on September 20, 2020

On this "Face the Nation" broadcast, Former President Bill Clinton and Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb sat down with Margaret Brennan
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Transcript: Bill Clinton on "Face the Nation"

The following is a transcript of an interview with former President Bill Clinton, that aired Sunday, September 20, 2020, on "Face the Nation."
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DNC Highlights: AOC, Jill Biden, Colin Powell, Bill Clinton and More

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Jill Biden talks of Joe Biden's 'unstoppable' will amid grief: Takeaways from night 2 of the DNC

Jill Biden, Bill Clinton and a surprise appearance from a security guard marked some of the highlights from Night 2 of the DNC.
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Clinton says Trump sees job as lobbing insults

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Bill Clinton says in DNC speech that Trump acts like "the buck never stops there"

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Live coverage: Democratic convention will feature Jill Biden, Bill Clinton and nominating roll call

Former second lady Jill Biden and former President Bill Clinton will be among the headliners Tuesday at the Democratic National Convention.
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Night 2 of DNC: AOC, Bill Clinton and Jill Biden

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For Bill Clinton, a Chance to Address a Party That Has Left Him Behind

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DNC Schedule, Speakers, Start Time, Channel and Streaming

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Bill Clinton campaigns for Mitch McConnell’s challenger

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