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2 hrs ago | WBAY-TV Green Bay

Clinton sought GOP support for health care

President Bill Clinton's advisers estimated early in his term that passing a health care overhaul would require a delicate balance of Democratic and Republican support, needing at least eight moderate Republicans in the Senate and 15 or more in the House to win approval, according to documents released Friday.


Related Topix: US News, Bill Clinton, US Politics, Fred Upton, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat

3 hrs ago | ABC News

Clinton Sought GOP Support for Health Care

President Bill Clinton's advisers estimated in 1993 that they would need at least 8 moderate Republicans in the Senate and more than 15 moderate Republicans in the House to pass their ill-fated health care reform bill.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton

7 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Jewish Pictorial History: The Lost Battalion of WWI

Original caption: "Packing shipment of Matzoths [i.e. matzos] for the 77th Division for men of Jewish faith in the A.E.F. [American Expeditionary Force] for the Passover Holiday, at Warehouse #40, Q.M.C. Depot, St. Denis [France] / Signal Corps.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Libraries, Dining

11 hrs ago |

LIVE! Sarpanch shot dead by suspected militants in Kashmir

Mohammad Anin Pandith was shot dead by gunmen outside hisresidence at Awantipora in Pulwama late last night, they said.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New York

15 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Capitol Steps find comedy in theater of public policy

In the more than three decades since getting their start at a Christmas party in Washington, D.C., the Capitol Steps have thrived on scandals, missteps and gaffes from politicians.


Related Topix: Capitol Steps, Theater, Arts, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Sex Scandal, Bill Clinton

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Bill Clinton jokes with Spacey at benefit concert

Clinton praised the Rain Forest Foundation and thanked Sting, Styler, and others for their efforts Thursday night.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, Celebrities, Kevin Spacey

News9 Oklahoma City

Chelsea Clinton expecting first child this fall

Frantic calls to police from the scene of last week's deadly crash between a tractor-trailer and tour bus carrying students included one from a dazed student who struggled to put into words what just had happened.


Related Topix: Prison, Bill Clinton, World News, India, Train Disaster, Education Etc.


Chelsea Clinton expecting 1st child

Call it the year of the baby: Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child later this year.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat

The Miami Herald

Warner Bros. picks Dee Dee Myers for top communications job

Former White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers is taking her West Wing experience to the West Coast.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Politics, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Democrat

The Big Lead

The Secret Service Once Threatened to Kill Mr. Met if He Approached Bill Clinton

Mr. Met once had his life threatened by the Secret Service. Kind of. A.J. Mass , a writer for ESPN who played the part of Mr. Met from 1994 to 1997, has a book coming out.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton

Hollywood Reporter

Conan O'Brien Pitches George W. Bush Against Bill Clinton in Presidential Painting Showdown

Conan O'Brien mocked former president George W. Bush on Wednesday night, not for his politics or intelligence -- but his artistic skills when he critiqued Bush's art work, which recently went on display.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton

BBC News

Irish 'Little Britain' sale agreed

The former British Legion hall in Killester was built in a Dublin suburb that became known as Little Britain, due to the number of Irish-born British soldiers who were housed in the area after World War One One of the last British Legion halls in the Republic of Ireland has been agreed for sale, despite a public campaign to turn it into a World War ... (more)


Related Topix: Ireland, Europe, World News

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Sperry's Top-Sider Battles a Flotilla of Imitators

As legend has it, Paul Sperry - Dartmouth man, World War I naval officer - was sailing his cutter Sirocco on a cold day in 1935 when he nearly slipped on the wet deck and killed himself.


Related Topix: Fashion, Designers, Ralph Lauren


Obama, Abe to battle negative images at U.S.-Japan summit

When President Barack Obama meets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a summit next week, they will be battling negative undercurrents that could undermine their message that Asia's most important security alliance is firm.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton


Amsterdam Taxed Shoah Victims $10M

The City of Amsterdam collected more than $10 million from Holocaust survivors who were charged ground lease fees for periods they spent in hiding or in concentration camps, researchers said.


National Public Radio

Clinton White House Documents To Be Released

The National Archives is scheduled to release about 7,500 pages of documents on Friday from former President Bill Clinton's administration.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News

CE News

2016 Greenbuild moved to Los Angeles

The U.S. Green Building Council and Hanley Wood announced that the 2016 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo will move from San Diego to Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, Energy

The Washington Post

Jimmy Carter comes out against Keystone XL pipeline

Former president Jimmy Carter, shown here speaking at The Washington Post earlier this month, now opposes construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.


Related Topix: George Bush, Bill Clinton, Environment, Science, Activism, Sports

Arion Press & Grabhorn Institute Present a Talk with Adam Hochschild Tonight

Arion Press & Grabhorn Institute invite you to a talk by historian Adam Hochschild, The War Within the War: An Unknown Story of World War I, tonight, April 16, 2014, refreshments at 5:00 p.m. and the talk is at 6:00 p.m. 1802 Hays Street, The Presidio, San Francisco.


Tue Apr 15, 2014

Cave News

New HHS nominee helped cover for Clinton after Vince Fonster's death

President Obama on Friday formally nominated Sylvia Mathews Burwell to head the Department of Health and Human Services following the botched resignation of Kathleen Sebelius.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton


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