Bill Clinton

Forme President William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton is recognized around the globe as one of the most successful and efficient political leaders to ever live.  America's 42nd commander in chief started his political career as a governor of his home state of Arkansas.  Once he took office in 1993, Clinton implemented policies and laid out laws that boosted the nation's economy.  Although his involvement in the Lewinsky scandal- and other lawsuits- threatened his presidency, Clinton still managed to gain the approval of millions of Americans and grab a spot on Gallup's List of Widely Admired People of the 20th Century during his two tersm; all while remaining supportive of the political career of his wife, former New York Senator Hillary Clinton.

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BET Wire: Let's Talk About Race

Lawmakers honored President Lyndon B. Johnson's landmark civil rights achievements; baseball great Hank Aaron likens anti-Obama Republicans to the KKK; Attorney General Eric Holder questions how he and the president are treated; a Louisiana congre...

Obama to Headline Civil Rights Summit in Texas

President Obama and other leaders to honor Lyndon B. Johnson's contributions.

BET Wire: A New GOP or the Same Old Party?

The Republican Party celebrates one year of minority voter outreach; Rep. Charles Rangel says Tea Party people are mean and racist; Fortune magazine says President Obama is not one of the world's 50 greatest leaders – and more.

BET Wire: Biden May Be White But He's Got Game

Gay rights are under fire in Arizona and among African-American ministers; early voting in Ohio has been chopped; Georgia Rep. David Scott tells civil rights groups, "Shame on you;" Vice President Joe Biden says he's got game – and more.

Democrats Plan Massive Voting Rights Effort for 2014 and Beyond

The Democratic National Committee launches new Voter Expansion Project.

BET Wire: Obamacare Is as Unpopular as Ever

The Affordable Care Act is still unpopular among a majority of Americans; Rep. Pete Sessions says extending unemployment insurance benefits would be "immoral," one of Gov. Chris Christie's bodyguards is a shoplifter – and more.
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