July 25, 1999 |
President Clinton, mingling with big-money Democratic donors, described the Republicans' tax cutting plan in doomsday terms Saturday, saying it would "imperil the future stability of the country." "It doesn't make sense," Clinton said, asserting that the GOP program would soak up money needed to fix Social Security, Medicare and other social programs. He said Republicans were engaged in a childish tax cut bidding war.
January 24, 1999 |
President Clinton and Republicans clashed Saturday on tax and budget policy. In dueling radio broadcasts, Republicans derided the president's new budget plans as an empty bag of goodies. Clinton suggested GOP plans for a 10% income tax cut would "waste a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity" to shore up Social Security and Medicare.
October 6, 1997 |
White House officials revealed Sunday that they have surrendered to investigators dozens of videotapes showing President Clinton at private meetings with major Democratic campaign contributors and potential donors, gatherings that are pivotal to allegations of wholesale campaign fund-raising abuses in last year's elections.
August 17, 1997 |
As President Clinton promoted new college scholarships and tax breaks on Saturday, his refusal to spend public money on private-school tuition drew tartly personal Republican criticism. "We want every child in America to have the same choice as Chelsea Clinton," Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson said in the weekly GOP radio address. The president's 17-year-old daughter recently graduated from Sidwell Friends, a private prep school in Washington.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 20, 1996 |
The largest number of potential voters in history have registered in Los Angeles County, making the nation's biggest county more of an electoral prize than ever in the upcoming presidential race and other campaigns. County Registrar-Recorder and Clerk Conny McCormack said that 3.9 million residents were registered to vote as of the Oct. 7 deadline for most residents. As many as 21,000 new citizens scheduled to be sworn in during the next few days can register until Oct. 29.
October 18, 1996 |
The Clinton campaign tried to capitalize on a host of political opportunities Thursday on the steps of the Old County Courthouse in Santa Ana. The president stopped in Orange County partly to boost voter turnout but also to cozy up to what his strategists proclaim is a new political animal--Clinton Republicans, who are attracted to the president because of his position on abortion, the environment, gun control and other issues.