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Pledge, made by Republican candidates in the 1994 election campaign, to scale back government, eliminate some regulations, cut taxes, and balance the budget
Contract with America
Charges that President Clinton had engaged in improper business transactions before becoming President
Whitewater affair
Why did many American voters support Clinton in 1992?
He promised to end the recession and deal with other economic problems, including the federal budget deficit and a health care system in disarray. Campaigning as a "New Democrat," Clinton appealed to Americans who were frustrated by partisan disagreements in Congress. His youth and energy appealed to voters.
How did scandals such as the Whitewater affair and impeachment affect Clinton's presidency?
These scandals did not seem to deter Clinton. His popularity remained high, possibly due in part to the economic boom
How did the presidential styles of Bill Clinton and George W. Bush differ?
Bush's style was more formal and by the book than Clinton's laid-back manner. Bush delegated more responsibilty to advisors and staff members than Clinton had. Bush also gave his V.P. an unprecedented role in setting policy