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How Hillary Clinton helped create what she later called the ‘vast right-wing conspiracy’

September 3, 2016
| The Washington Post
The epic battles between the Clintons and their tormentors on the right have shaped American politics for nearly a quarter century.

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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Lynch Will Accept Recommendations Of Lawyers, Agents, On Clinton Email Probe

July 1, 2016
Carrie Johnson | NPR
A Justice Department official says the Attorney General will accept the recommendations of career lawyers and FBI agents investigating the security of Hillary Clinton's email server.
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AG-Bill Clinton meeting spotlights candidate's "trust" issue

July 1, 2016
John Dickerson | CBS News
Attorney General Loretta Lynch has decided to take a reduced role in the investigation of Hillary Clinton's email server, following her controversial impromptu meeting with former President Bill Clinton.
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Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Bill Clinton Met Amid Email Investigation

June 30, 2016
Carrie Johnson | NPR
An unscheduled meeting between the U.S. attorney general and former President Bill Clinton at an airport in Phoenix on Monday could present some unwanted political problems for both.
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Why Donald Trump is dredging up all the old Clinton scandals

May 26, 2016
| The Washington Post
Donald Trump’s strategy to turn the 2016 election into a rehash of the Clinton scandals and pseudo-scandals of the 1990s is a mystifying one, considering how that turned out for Republicans the last time.
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