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Bill Clinton assures Jimmy Kimmel he checked Area 51 for aliens when he became president

On Wednesday night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, former President Bill Clinton shared what he believes is the only sure-fire way to achieve world peace — facilitate an alien invasion. The former president said that, shortly after taking office in 1992, he had his aides research a whole list of places featured…

Newly-revealed memos show Clinton administration’s difficulty in presenting ‘Hillarycare’

Secret papers documenting Bill Clinton’s time in the White House were released Friday, but it was the role of then-first lady Hillary, now a prospective 2016 presidential hopeful, that attracted most scrutiny. The National Archives made public more than 3,500 pages of internal memos, notes and other documents were posted…

Bill Clinton tells Brazil: U.S. shouldn’t spy on your economic data

Former US president Bill Clinton, currently on a visit to Rio de Janeiro, said he opposes economic espionage on Washington’s allies such as Brazil. “We should never collect economic information under the pretext of security,” Clinton said in an interview published Monday by O Globo newspaper. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff…

Obama awards Medal of Freedom to Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey and others

President Barack Obama on Wednesday celebrated American legends of politics, sports, letters, science and the arts including Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey in awarding his country’s highest civilian honor. The Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony was lent added poignancy as the award was first minted by John F. Kennedy, who…

Bill Clinton says the next American president should be a woman

Former US president Bill Clinton hopes there will be a woman in the White House in his lifetime and will support his wife Hillary in whatever she decides to do, he told a Chinese audience on Monday. Hillary, who earlier this year stepped down as US secretary of state, has…

Bill Clinton makes hard pitch for Terry McAuliffe in Virginia governor’s race

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Terry McAuliffe is touring Virginia with his former boss, Bill Clinton, in a last-minute push before Tuesday’s election. Clinton and McAuliffe hit a VFW hall in the D.C. suburb of Dale City and a high school in Richmond as part of the four-day, nine-stop tour. Clinton’s stump…

A look at the last time the government was shut down

The US government shut down Tuesday in a replay of brinkmanship between Republican and Democratic forces last seen in 1995-96. After Republicans won a majority in the House of Representatives in 1994, hardliners picked a fight with then president Bill Clinton over budget cuts that included funding of the Medicare…

Bill Clinton on the shutdown: ‘There are times when you have to call people’s bluff’

Bill Clinton has some advice for Democrats and President Obama, learned during his own experience with government shutdowns. Speaking to George Stephanopoulos on ABC, Clinton called the actions of the House Republicans “spiteful” and that they are “begging America to fail,” adding that “I think there are times when you…

U2′s Bono does hilarious imitation of Pres. Bill Clinton at fundraiser

Bono Vox, lead singer of the Irish rock band U2 unveiled his dead-on, eerily accurate impression of former U.S. Pres. Bill Clinton on Tuesday. Rolling Stone magazine reported that the musician and activist was on stage at a fundraising event in New York City for the Clinton Global Initiative, the…

Bill Clinton insists ‘I honestly don’t know’ if Hillary will run in 2016

Former President Bill Clinton insisted to David Letterman that he doesn’t know if his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, will run for president in 2016. “I honestly don’t know,” Clinton said during his appearance Monday night on The Late Show. “(Our daughter), Chelsea, doesn’t know, Hillary doesn’t know,…

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