101 Facts About Bill Clinton

1. Bill Clinton bucked the trend, giving both the longest and second-longest State of the Union addresses on record.

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2. Bill Clinton went on to compliment the Bucks on how they've added talent around Antetokounmpo, focusing on Hill.

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3. Bill Clinton said he thinks the Bucks have a shot to represent the Eastern Conference in the NBA Finals.

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4. Bill Clinton served as the top United Nations envoy for the Indian Ocean tsunami recovery effort and the UN Special Envoy to Haiti.

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5. Bill Clinton would have allowed for second-term abortions to be performed outside of licensed hospitals.

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6. Bill Clinton has already failed in the Virginia House, but sparked a political firestorm anyway.

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7. Bill Clinton arrived in Puerto Rico on Sunday along with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and their daughter, Chelsea, the foundation's vice president.

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8. Bill Clinton joined the firm of Wright, Lindsey and Jennings, a two-year span between his governorships that seems to have been one of the more miserable professional periods in his life.

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9. Bill Clinton signed up to defend the quite-guilty Catiline, though he knew in advance he had lost the case before he started.

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10. Bill Clinton is the only president who was a Rhodes Scholar.

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11. In 1996, President Bill Clinton became the first Democrat to be elected to a second term since Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1936.

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12. Bill Clinton was born on August 19, 1946 in Hope, Arkansas.

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13. In 2015 Hillary Bill Clinton announced that she was entering the US presidential race of 2016, and Bill played an active role in her campaign.

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14. In 2013 Bill Clinton was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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15. In 2000 Hillary Rodham Bill Clinton was elected to the US Senate representing New York; she was the first wife of a US president to win elected office.

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16. Bill Clinton was acquitted of the charges by the Senate in 1999.

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17. Bill Clinton repeatedly and publicly denied that the affair had taken place.

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18. Bill Clinton had promised during the campaign to institute a system of universal health insurance.

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19. Bill Clinton declared his candidacy for president while still governor of Arkansas.

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20. Bill Clinton enrolled at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, in 1964 and graduated in 1968 with a degree in international affairs.

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21. Bill Clinton was inaugurated in January 1993 at age 46, making him the third-youngest president in history up to that time.

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22. In 1964, Bill Clinton graduated from Hot Springs High School, where he was a musician and student leader.

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23. Bill Clinton appointed a number of women and minorities to top government posts, including Janet Reno, the first female US attorney general, and Madeleine Albright, the first female US secretary of state.

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24. Bill Clinton showed his support for the Democratic 2012 election candidates, incumbents President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, at the 2012 Democratic National Convention.

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25. On November 3, 1992, Bill Clinton was elected the 42nd president of the United States.

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26. Bill Clinton was aided by the surprisingly successful third-party campaign of billionaire Ross Perot, who siphoned off a significant portion of the Republican vote from President Bush.

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27. Bill Clinton championed affirmative action, appointing record numbers of African Americans to key government positions.

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28. In 1978, at the age of 32, Bill Clinton easily defeated Republican Lynn Lowe in the Arkansas gubernatorial race to become the youngest governor in the country.

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29. Bill Clinton lost the race, but it was closer than expected, and the campaign marked him as a rising star of the Arkansas Democratic Party.

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30. Bill Clinton began teaching at the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville and thrust himself into politics.

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31. On September 26, 2014, Bill Clinton became a grandfather when daughter Chelsea gave birth to Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky.

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32. In 1971 Bill Clinton met a bright young Wellesley College graduate named Hillary Rodham, who shared his political ambitions.

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33. Bill Clinton was born on August 19, 1946, in Hope, Arkansas, a small town with a population of about 8,000.

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34. Bill Clinton was inaugurated as the 42nd president of the United States in January 1993, when he was 46 years old, making him the third-youngest president up to that point.

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35. In 1978 Bill Clinton became the youngest governor in the country when he was elected governor of Arkansas.

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36. Bill Clinton made a historic run for the White House in 2016, becoming the first woman to receive the presidential nomination from one of the two major American political parties.

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37. Bill Clinton quickly locked down support of most of the Democratic establishment in the 2016 election cycle and enjoyed nearly unanimous support among Democrats on Capitol Hill, but former allies warn that support has mostly evaporated.

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38. Bill Clinton is one of the narrators on a 2003 recording of Sergei Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf, on Pentatone, together with Mikhail Gorbachev and Sophia Loren.

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39. Bill Clinton declared at the ceremony that "in the United States of America, I really don't believe former American presidents need awards anymore, but I am very honored by this one, I love Haiti, and I believe in its promise".

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40. Bill Clinton was presented with the Medal for Distinguished Public Service by Secretary of Defense William Cohen in 2001.

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41. Bill Clinton has given dozens of paid speeches each year since leaving office in 2001, mostly to corporations and philanthropic groups in North America and Europe; he often earned $100,000 to $300,000 per speech.

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42. In 2005, Bill Clinton criticized the Bush administration for its handling of emissions control, while speaking at the United Nations Climate Change conference in Montreal.

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43. Bill Clinton has spoken in prime time at every Democratic National Convention since 1988.

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44. Bill Clinton appointed two justices to the Supreme Court: Ruth Bader Ginsburg in 1993 and Stephen Breyer in 1994.

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45. In 1994 Bill Clinton angered London by granting a visa to Gerry Adams, leader of Sinn Fein, the IRA's political arm.

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46. In 1992, before his presidency, Bill Clinton proposed sending a peace envoy to Northern Ireland, but this was dropped to avoid tensions with the UK government.

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47. Bill Clinton was only the second US president to be impeached, after Andrew Johnson.

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48. In 1999 Bill Clinton signed into law the Financial Services Modernization Act known as the Gramm–Leach–Bliley Act, which repealed the part of the Glass–Steagall Act that had prohibited a bank from offering a full range of investment, commercial banking, and insurance services since its enactment in 1933.

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49. Bill Clinton negotiated the passage of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 by the Republican Congress.

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50. Bill Clinton pushed for passing hate crimes laws for gays and for the private sector Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which, buoyed by his lobbying, failed to pass the Senate by a single vote in 1996.

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51. Bill Clinton expanded the Earned Income Tax Credit, a subsidy for low-income workers.

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52. On November 30, 1993, Bill Clinton signed into law the Brady Bill, which mandated federal background checks on people who purchase firearms in the United States.

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53. On September 22, 1993, Bill Clinton made a major speech to Congress regarding a health care reform plan; the program aimed at achieving universal coverage through a national health care plan.

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54. On May 19, 1993, Bill Clinton fired seven employees of the White House Travel Office, causing the White House travel office controversy even though the travel office staff served at the pleasure of the president and could be dismissed without cause.

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55. On February 15, 1993, Bill Clinton made his first address to the nation, announcing his plan to raise taxes to close a budget deficit.

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56. Bill Clinton repeatedly condemned Bush for making a promise he failed to keep.

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57. Bill Clinton scored a resounding victory in New York City, shedding his image as a regional candidate.

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58. In 1987, the media speculated that Bill Clinton would enter the Presidential race after incumbent New York Governor Mario Cuomo declined to run and Democratic front-runner Gary Hart withdrew owing to revelations of marital infidelity.

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59. Bill Clinton became a leading figure among the New Democrats, a group of Democrats who advocated welfare reform, smaller government, and other policies not supported by liberals.

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60. Bill Clinton worked on educational reform and directed the maintenance of Arkansas's roads, with wife Hillary leading a successful committee on urban health care reform.

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61. Bill Clinton was elected Governor of Arkansas in 1978, having defeated the Republican candidate Lynn Lowe, a farmer from Texarkana.

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62. Bill Clinton married Hillary on October 11, 1975, and their only child, Chelsea, was born on February 27, 1980.

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63. Bill Clinton spent considerable time in Dallas, at the campaign's local headquarters on Lemmon Avenue, where he had an office.

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64. Bill Clinton tried unsuccessfully to obtain positions in the National Guard or Air Force, and he then made arrangements to join the Reserve Officers' Training Corps program at the University of Arkansas.

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65. Bill Clinton is a member of Kappa Kappa Psi honorary band fraternity.

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66. Bill Clinton created the William J Clinton Foundation to address international causes such as the prevention of AIDS and global warming.

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67. Bill Clinton is only the second US president to ever be impeached, the first being Andrew Johnson.

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68. Bill Clinton met Hillary Rodham at Yale and married her in 1975.

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69. Bill Clinton should want to apologize Lewinsky participated in Clinton series so what happened to her 'never happens to another young person in our country again' MORE's affair with White House.

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70. In 1995, Bill Clinton was all about "building that wall".

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71. In a recent interview, Hillary Bill Clinton had to correct the interviewer, who confused Cory Booker with Eric Holder.

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72. Bill Clinton remains the best-known and most accomplished potential Democratic candidate in the nation.

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73. Bill Clinton has gone radioactive as Democrat candidates have stopped asking him to campaign for them.

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74. Bill Clinton considered a successful president, disregarding the Clinton–Lewinsky scandal?.

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75. Bill Clinton has made a surprise appearance at the Made in America festival in Philadelphia.

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76. Bill Clinton is of course a very different type of candidate than Trump, but Trump shows it is possible to defy the judgments of party elites and win anyway.

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77. Bill Clinton was selected as Time "Man of the Year" in 1992, and again in 1998, along with Ken Starr.

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78. Bill Clinton earned more than $104 million from paid speeches between 2001 and 2012.

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79. In 2016, Forbes reported Bill and Hillary Bill Clinton made about $240 million in the 15 years from January 2001 to December 2015.

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80. In 2010, Bill Clinton announced support of, and delivered the keynote address for, the inauguration of NTR, Ireland's first environmental foundation.

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81. Bill Clinton continues to visit Haiti to witness the inauguration of refugee villages, and to raise funds for victims of the earthquake.

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82. In 2009, Bill Clinton travelled to North Korea on behalf of two American journalists imprisoned there.

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83. Bill Clinton spoke in favor of California Proposition 87 on alternative energy, which was voted down.

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84. In 2005, Bill Clinton announced through his foundation an agreement with manufacturers to stop selling sugared drinks in schools.

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85. Bill Clinton appointed the nation's first openly gay or lesbian federal judge when he named Deborah Batts to the US District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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86. Bill Clinton experienced a number of judicial appointment controversies, as 69 nominees to federal judgeships did not receive a vote in the Republican-controlled Senate Judiciary Committee.

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87. On October 10, 2000, Bill Clinton signed into law the US–China Relations Act of 2000, which granted permanent normal trade relations trade status to People's Republic of China.

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88. Bill Clinton went on to play a key role in the peace talks, which eventually led to the Good Friday Agreement in 1998.

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89. Bill Clinton deployed US peacekeepers to Bosnia in late 1995, to uphold the subsequent Dayton Agreement.

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90. Bill Clinton came out for gay marriage in July 2009 and urged the Supreme Court to overturn DOMA in 2013.

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91. On September 21, 1996, Bill Clinton signed into law the Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage for federal purposes as the legal union of one man and one woman, allowing individual states to refuse to recognize gay marriages performed in other states.

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92. Throughout his first year in office, Bill Clinton consistently supported ratification of the treaty by the US Senate.

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93. Bill Clinton was inaugurated as the 42nd President of the United States on January 20, 1993.

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94. Bill Clinton presided over the longest period of peacetime economic expansion in American history.

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95. Bill Clinton presented himself as both a moderate and a member of the New Democrat wing of the Democratic Party, and he headed the moderate Democratic Leadership Council in 1990 and 1991.

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96. Bill Clinton decided to remain as Arkansas governor.

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97. In the early 1980s, Bill Clinton made reform of the Arkansas education system a top priority of his gubernatorial administration.

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98. Bill Clinton delivered the Democratic response to Reagan's 1985 State of the Union Address and served as chair of the National Governors Association from 1986 to 1987, bringing him to an audience beyond Arkansas.

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99. Bill Clinton was elected Governor of Arkansas in 1978 at the age of 32, having defeated the Republican candidate Lynn Lowe, a farmer from Texarkana.

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100. Bill Clinton eventually moved to Texas with Rodham in 1972 to take a job leading McGovern's effort there.

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101. Bill Clinton was a member of the Order of DeMolay, a youth group affiliated with Freemasonry, but he never became a Freemason.

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