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Presidential Politics: Past as Prologue

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November 6, 1992
After a long and bruising campaign where middle America was concerned that the country was in "deep trouble," voters elected a new president. It was a change election that saw the governing party swept from power. It was November 1992.
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Trump stirs old Clinton sex scandals, to the dismay of some allies

September 30, 2016
Robert Costa, Karen Tumulty | The Washington Post
Donald Trump and his allies are dredging up the past marital infidelities of Hillary Clinton’s husband — a move of questionable benefit that is bewildering even some of his staunchest supporters.
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How Hillary Clinton helped create what she later called the ‘vast right-wing conspiracy’

September 3, 2016
Karen Tumulty | The Washington Post
The epic battles between the Clintons and their tormentors on the right have shaped American politics for nearly a quarter century.
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Trump's link to Seinfeld, Bill Clinton's role as "First Dude," the future of Obamacare and voter ID laws

August 19, 2016
Bill's role in Hillary's presidency, Aetna's withdrawal from Obamacare, a TV sitcom's role in 2016 election.
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1996 Welfare Reform: Democratic "Mini-Revolt"

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August 23, 1996
When Bill Clinton signed the welfare reform bill in 1996, much of the Democratic leadership refused to attend the signing. We take a look back in this Washington Week Vault.
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Bill Clinton tells a love story to make his case for Hillary

July 27, 2016
Lisa Lerer | AP
There have been millions of words, decades of video and reams of commentary devoted to the story of Bill and Hillary Clinton. It's been dissected, defended and decried at kitchen tables and on cable news, in tabloids and classrooms.
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