Clinton Acquittal President Clinton was acquitted on both Articles of Impeachment. The Senate voted 45-55 against the perjury article, and 50-50 on the obstruction of justice article, with Republicans crossing over on both votes. The votes were nowhere near the two-thirds, or 67, votes needed to oust Mr. Clinton from office. NPR's Peter Kenyon reports.
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Clinton Acquittal

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Clinton Acquittal

Clinton Acquittal

Clinton Acquittal

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President Clinton was acquitted on both Articles of Impeachment. The Senate voted 45-55 against the perjury article, and 50-50 on the obstruction of justice article, with Republicans crossing over on both votes. The votes were nowhere near the two-thirds, or 67, votes needed to oust Mr. Clinton from office. NPR's Peter Kenyon reports.