Democrats' fatal vision

Borger, G.; Roberts, S.V.
February 1992
U.S. News & World Report;2/10/92, Vol. 112 Issue 5, p34
Discusses how Democrats, at a time when they were presenting themselves as a credible alternative to the Republican Party, are now being drowned out by the static of the scandal facing presidential hopeful Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton. Clinton's alleged 12-year romance with former nightclub singer Gennifer Flowers; Clinton's denial of the affair; How Clinton is attempting to polish his reputation; More. INSET: Clinton at the boiling point..


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