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Bill Clinton's 1996 Speech On Church Attacks Shows Nothing Has Changed

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 06.19.2015 | Black Voices

The names of the nine black Americans killed at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church were added to a long, under-recognized history of events of...

Could Gingrich's SC Win Be a Pyrrhic Victory? Ask Bill Clinton

Fred Bauer | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics
Fred Bauer

Cunningly, Gingrich was able to change the narrative in South Carolina by making it about him. If, however, a general election between Gingrich and Obama becomes a referendum on Gingrich, the former Speaker probably loses.

Historical Context Missing From Debt Ceiling Reporting

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Back in 1995 and 1996, a government shutdown actually happened -- twice. The debt ceiling was not raised, but the country did not default. President Clinton actively used his veto pen, as the Republicans sent him bills that they knew he would not sign.