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Clinton.

1 Town (1990 pop. 12,767), Middlesex co., S Conn., on Long Island Sound; settled 1663, set off from Killingworth and inc. 1838. The school that later became YaleYale University,
at New Haven, Conn.; coeducational. Chartered as a collegiate school for men in 1701 largely as a result of the efforts of James Pierpont, it opened at Killingworth (now Clinton) in 1702, moved (1707) to Saybrook (now Old Saybrook), and in 1716 was finally moved
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 opened here in 1702. Clinton is today an affluent suburb with shopping malls and vineyards. 2 City (1990 pop. 29,201), seat of Clinton co., E central Iowa, on the Mississippi, in a corn and livestock area; inc. 1859. An industrial and rail center, it has food-processing (especially corn) and diverse manufacturing industries. Clinton grew as a lumbering town and in the 1880s was a great sawmill center in the Midwest, but the forests were depleted.

Clinton

1. Bill, full name William Jefferson. born 1946, US Democrat politician; 42nd president of the US (1993--2001)
2. his wife, Hillary Rodham. born 1947, US politician and lawyer: first lady (1993--2001); senator from 2001
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As the rhetoric about the Clintons' public and private financial dealings intensifies, here is a brief review of the major investigative reporting that has been done about the Clinton Foundation.
On the Democratic side, the question is whether this nomination is Hillary Clinton's for the asking.
Freeh's aim was to draw a contrast between his straight arrow at the FBI and Bill Clinton's sleazy behavior over at the White House.
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Fans of Clinton's Advocate columns will get a kick out of hearing her delivery, which is simultaneously benevolent and menacing--a trick one suspects she acquired during her early years as a schoolteacher.
Klayman's first big disappointment with the Bush Administration came when the President failed to see the need to pursue the Clinton scandals that were Judicial Watch's raison d'etre.
"I don't want small business people to run out because I'm coming in," said Clinton, receiving applause from the crowd.
Following that, a February news release announced Clinton's coming to the Hamilton community, much to the astonishment of many Catholics in and outside Canada, a number of whom protested.
In his weekly radio address to the nation on September 16, broadcast from The Washington Home, a nonprofit facility in the nation's capital, Clinton launched a new program.
Two recent books, offering strikingly divergent perspectives on the Clinton scandal, provide primary evidence with which to answer those questions.