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By Shirley Anne Warshaw

Invoice Clinton, forty second president of the U.S., served phrases within the White residence and have become the 1st Democratic president on account that Franklin D. Roosevelt to be re-elected to place of work. between different accomplishments, a low unemployment and inflation expense and a lessen in crime have led many influential humans to claim that in his management the U.S. loved extra peace and monetary health and wellbeing than at the other time in its background. finished and simple to navigate, The Clinton Years provides readers a whole viewpoint of invoice Clinton's presidency, from his profitable fiscal rules to his relatives with Monica Lewinsky. This accomplished A-to-Z reference includes greater than 250 biographical entries analyzing the most politicians and overseas leaders throughout the management, and features a variety of basic resource files similar to presidential speeches and government judgements.

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When President Clinton entered office in 1993, Armey led the Republicans in the House to oppose the tax increase and the health care proposals offered by the administration. However, Armey broke ranks with his fellow Republicans in 1994 when President Clinton sought approval for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Armey heavily lobbied Republicans to support NAFTA. In 1996, he became a key supporter of the Freedom to Farm Act, in spite of opposition from many Republicans. The bill was strongly supported in his home state of Texas.

Her initial appointment as deputy trade representative gave her responsibility for trade relations primarily in the Asia-Pacific region and in Latin America. Throughout her eight years in the Office of Trade Representative, Barshefsky negotiated 300 trade agreements around the world, including 100 in Asia. Her most successful negotiations involved China. Following years of negotia- 27 tion with China, Barshefsky signed an agreement in Beijing that opened China’s markets to the United States. S.

President Clinton then nominated KIMBA WOOD, who also failed to gain Senate confirmation. The third nomination by President Clinton was JANET RENO, who did win Senate confirmation. President Clinton sought to name a woman for the post of attorney general as part of his campaign pledge to bring ethnic and gender diversity to the cabinet. Baird was recommended to President Clinton by LLOYD M. CUTLER, who served on the Clinton transition team and had served as Counsel to the President for President Carter.

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