Defending the American Presidency: Clinton and the Lewinsky Scandal

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1.1 Modern presidential scandal: a summary19
1.2 The Whitewater investigation: the key events32
1.3 Congressional investigation of Whitewater: the key events34
2.1 Clinton–Lewinsky contact, 1995–856
2.2 Key events: Clinton and Lewinsky, 1995–859
3.1 Damage limitation: January–October 199876
3.2 January–September 1998: Key public statements by Clinton on the Lewinsky scandal83
4.1 Leaks and the Office of the Independent Counsel122
4.2 The release of the Starr Report: the key events132
5.1 The House Judiciary Committee: the impeachment proceedings, October–December 1998146
5.2 Articles of impeachment: a summary150
5.3 Impeachment articles: the votes by the House Judiciary Committee151
5.4 Impeachment, 19 December 1998: the votes in the House of Representatives156
5.5 The Senate trial: January–February 1999163
5.6 The vote in the Senate: 12 February 1999165
6.1 Approval/disapproval of the media coverage of the investigation of Clinton182
6.2 Television access to the Senate trial183
6.3 Opinion on the national media185
7.1 Starr's declining popularity: January 1998 favorability ratings191
7.2 Starr: partisan or impartial?192
7.3 Clinton and Nixon: comparable scandals?193
7.4 Popular reaction to allegations of a presidential affair197
7.5 Clinton job approval: 16–28 January 1998197
7.6 Clinton's job approval rating: March 1998200
7.7 President Clinton: lying under oath?201
7.8 Clinton's job approval and personal approval ratings: 17–18 August 1998202

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