What a difference 14 years makes. Here, Bill Clinton departs the White House on July 31, 1998, after telling reporters he wouldn't take questions about the Monica Lewinsky investigation.
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August 9, 2012 In this year's presidential campaign, both parties are trying to use Bill Clinton's presidency to their advantage. Although he's popular and the economy was better then, it could be a risky strategy — because Clinton is not just a symbol.
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Former President Clinton and President Obama at the White House; December 10, 2010.
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November 7, 2011 The debate in Washington, says the former president, is "all about 'is the government good or bad or taxes always good or bad?' "
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Dorothy Rodham (center) with her daughter Hillary and granddaughter Chelsea at a January 2008 campaign event in Iowa.
November 1, 2011 She was "intellectually broad-minded" and instilled in her children "a pervasive sense of family and love for one another," journalist Carl Bernstein wrote of the former first lady's mother.
July 20, 1969: astronaut Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin Jr. on the moon.
September 22, 2011 One of many samples given to governors and heads of state, it had probably been sitting in a box for 30 years. It's one of several moon rocks that have gone missing. Nine states are still looking for their pieces, according to trackers.
Former President Clinton says he backs President Obama's tax deal with Republicans.
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December 10, 2010 Clinton said the tax cut compromise was the best bipartisan deal Obama could get. He said its passage was critically important to keep the economy from sliding back into recession.
Members of arguably the world's smallest, most powerful club, Jan. 9, 2009.
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December 6, 2010 Kennedy still gets the highest approval ratings and Clinton and Bush the elder's ratings have risen by 8 percentage points. Jimmy Carter's approval rating fell by 9 percentage points, however, between 2006 and the recent survey.
November 3, 2010 The release of Lil’ Wayne from Rikers Island prison Thursday has former President Bill Clinton eager for the young rapper to get on with his life.
November 1, 2010 After a congressman's wife went into labor, Bill Clinton noted how often this happens to him, that a "very pregnant" woman he take a picture with goes into labor.
Former President Clinton has campaigned on behalf of Rep. Kendrick Meek, the Democratic candidate for Senate in Florida.
October 29, 2010 Still, Florida's Senate race has been roiled by the reports and some Democrats worry that the news could discourage or anger some African-American voters. Meek is black.
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October 15, 2010 On this date in 1992, President George Bush, Democratic challenger Bill Clinton and independent candidate Ross Perot hold their second debate, at the University of Virginia, a debate that used a "town hall" meeting format.
All together: Former President Bill Clinton, then-Sen. HIllary Rodham Clinton and then-Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama in Cleveland on Aug. 30, 2008.
October 14, 2010 ANALYSIS: The names are Obama and Clinton — three politicians who are monumentally ambitious in different ways, and one ongoing psychodrama for their party and country.
September 23, 2010 Former President Bill Clinton said Democrats should unveil their own national plan to give voters a choice between the Republicans Pledge to America and Democratic policies.
Sept. 27, 1994: Then-House Minority Whip Newt Gingrich and other Republicans unveil their "Contract with America" at a Capitol Hill rally.
September 23, 2010 There is little hard evidence that the 1994 Contract with America contributed much to the wave that carried Republicans into power. But it did give House Republicans a checklist for how they would govern.
September 8, 2010 Perhaps signaling a new tactic, President Obama criticized Rep. John Boehner by name, apparently deciding that the best way to deal with the GOP opposition was to personalize it in order to give voters a choice of personalities.
June 29, 2010 Former President Bill Clinton has endorsed Andrew Romanoff for senator in the Colorado Democratic primary -- a move that puts him at odds with President Obama, who strongly backs appointed incumbent Michael Bennet.
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