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How RBG went from a 'moderate' choice to a fiery dissenter

When President Bill Clinton selected Ruth Bader Ginsburg as the nominee from his Supreme Court shortlist in 1993, women's groups—both conservative and liberal—raised concerns. As we discuss in our book "Shortlisted," some feminists criticized Ginsburg's position on equality as one that ignored the historic oppression of women. She advocated that men and women should be treated equally under the law, rather than receive special treatment based on their sex. Additionally, abortion opponents and champions alike expressed trepidation about her appointment.

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Ex-RBG law clerk: My two favorite stories about Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was appointed to the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit by President Jimmy Carter in 1980, and to the Supreme Court by President Bill Clinton in 1993. I had the good fortune to clerk for her when she was on the DC Circuit.

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Bill Clinton calls out Trump's Covid-19 response

During his speech at the 2020 Democratic National Convention, former President Bill Clinton called out President Donald Trump's pandemic response, saying that he seeks to pass the buck and shirk his responsibility and said electing Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election benefits all Americans. Watch more convention videos here.

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Hear Bill Clinton's remarks to the Class of 2020

Former President Bill Clinton delivers remarks during CNN's "Class of 2020: In This Together," a special tribute to graduates whose commencement ceremonies were canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Hillary Clinton opens up about her marriage on 'Ellen'

Former democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton opens up to Ellen DeGeneres about her marriage to former President Bill Clinton during the Monica Lewinsky scandal. CNN's Poppy Harlow discusses with CNN political commentator Karen Finney.

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Analysis: If you thought President Trump was wild before, just wait

When President Bill Clinton was acquitted by the Senate following an impeachment trial in 1999, he apologized to the American public for his conduct. When President Donald Trump is almost assuredly acquitted on Wednesday in his own impeachment trial, he will take a victory lap.

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Analysis: Trial features Ken Starr vs. Ken Starr

The impeachment of President Bill Clinton in the last years of the 1990s was a deeply divisive fight akin to a "domestic" war -- that, in the end, produced no tangible result and put the country through too much.

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Opinion: The most important takeaway of the trial

In the legal and political arena, you always want the last word. That theory held true in the 1999 impeachment of President Bill Clinton. The House managers led by Henry Hyde and the likes of Lindsey Graham made an impressive case over three days. But Clinton's brilliant White House counsel blew away those three days of arguments in a presentation that destroyed the foundation of the House managers' case. While the trial dragged on for several weeks, Charles Ruff, Clinton's counsel, had the last word long before the trial ever ended.

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McConnell in 1999: We're entitled to witnesses

In a resurfaced CNN interview from 1999, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that he voted for live witnesses during former President Bill Clinton's Senate impeachment trial.

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