1993 - 2001
1997 - Governor Fife Symington resigns. Secretary of State Jane Hull becomes Governor of Arizona September 5, 1997.
1999 - Arizonans elect five women to the state’s top five executive posts: Governor, Jane Hull; Secretary of State, Betsey Bayless; Attorney General,
Janet Napolitano; Treasurer, Carol Springer; and Superintendent of Public Instruction, Lisa Graham Keegan.
William Jefferson Clinton, was
born in 1946 in Hope, Arkansas.
While in high school he took his
step- father's name, Clinton. He
was an excellent student and
saxophone player, and a delegate
to Boy's Nation where he met
President John F. Kennedy. He
won a Rhodes scholarship to
Oxford University, and a law
degree from Yale University in
Hillary Rodham Clinton was
born in 1947 and grew up in Park
Ridge, Illinois. She was a student
leader and member of the
National Honor Society. She met
Bill Clinton while at Yale Law
School where she served on the
Board of Editors of the Yale Law
Review. The Clintons were
married in 1975.
President Bill Clinton entered politics in Arkansas after graduation from Yale Law School. He was elected Arkansas Attorney General in 1976, and
governor of Arkansas in 1978. He lost a bid for a second term, but was re- elected four years later and served as governor until his election to the
Presidency in 1992. During President Clinton's term in office the country enjoyed peace and economic well- being, with the lowest unemployment and
inflation rates in 30 years. He was the second U. S. President to be impeached, but was found not guilty by the Senate; he apologized to the country for his
personal indiscretions. His administration achieved a budget surplus and sought legislation for education, restriction on hand gun sales and to strengthen
In 1993 President Clinton asked Hillary Clinton to chair the Task Force on National Health Care Reform. She was a leader in the effort to expand health
insurance coverage and raise public awareness of health issues. She was widely admired for her support for women's and children's issues around the
world. In 2000 she was the first First Lady elected to the United States Senate and the first woman elected statewide in New York.
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