Paula Jones To Scotus The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether President Clinton can be sued while in office for alleged sexual harassment. The justices' action means, for all practical purposes, the case will be on hold until after the presidential election in November. The court will hear Mr. Clinton's argument that presidents have "unique responsibilities" and should not have to deal with private civil suits while in office. NPR's Nina Totenberg reports.
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Paula Jones To Scotus

Paula Jones To Scotus

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The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether President Clinton can be sued while in office for alleged sexual harassment. The justices' action means, for all practical purposes, the case will be on hold until after the presidential election in November. The court will hear Mr. Clinton's argument that presidents have "unique responsibilities" and should not have to deal with private civil suits while in office. NPR's Nina Totenberg reports.