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Clinton, William Administration

William jefferson clinton (b.1946) was the 42nd president of the United States and served from 1993–2001. Al Gore, former U.S. senator from Tennessee, served as his vice president. The leading priorities of the Clinton administration included equality for all Americans, increased safeguards of the environment, and the international spread of democracy.

The popularity of these policies with the American public, combined with strong economic times, led to Clinton's high approval ratings throughout his presidency. Despite his popularity, he experienced several setbacks during his years as president. During the 1994 mid-term elections, the Republicans gained both houses of Congress. Many believed that the Republican wins were attributed to the strong turnout of religious conservatives who opposed Clinton's policies and questioned his ethics and moral behavior. The Republican-led ...

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