A law signed by former president Bill Clinton called the “Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996,” reduced new trials for convicted criminals and sped up their sentences by restricting a federal court’s ability to judge whether a state court had correctly interpreted the U.S. Constitution.” The law has been cited as one of […]
Former President Bill Clinton reportedly made more than $75 million in speaking engagements in the last decade, according to an analysis of financial disclosure filed by his wife, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. In the year 2010, Clinton earned $10.7 million dollars for 52 speaking engagements, and reportedly earned an additional $15 million advancement for […]
Former President Bill Clinton Wednesday compared GOP efforts to limit same-day voter registration and block some convicted felons from voting to Jim Crow laws and poll taxes. “I can’t help thinking since we just celebrated the Fourth of July and we’re supposed to be a country dedicated to liberty that one of the most pervasive […]
CHICAGO — Former president Bill Clinton hosted a two-day job summit in Chicago to seek new, innovative ways to help grow the economy. The Clinton Global Initiative America Jobs Summit’s goal is to share the best ideas and brainstorm new ones, so that individuals, cities, states, and companies can help grow the economy, despite strains […]
Rep. Anthony Weiner apologized to former President Bill Clinton for the “sext” scandal during a phone call following Monday’s press conference, according to Politico.com. Bill Clinton officiated Weiner’s wedding last year, according to NYPost.com. Weiner, who admitted Monday that he had sent explicit images and messages to a number of women online, called the former […]
Roland Martin joins John King on the set of JKUSA to discuss Rahm Emanuel’s run for the Chicago Mayor’s office with Andy Shaw. Roland, Shaw and King also discuss Emanuel’s relationship with the African-American community, Bill Clinton campaigning for him and his volatile personality. WATCH:
Rep. Kendrick Meek said it was “absolutely not true” that he ever agreed to any kind of deal with former President Bill Clinton to drop out of the Florida Senate race, in an interview shortly before 9 p.m. ET Thursday with CNN contributor Roland S. Martin.
A former soldier arrested after a hostage incident at a military base in Georgia faces multiple charges that include threatening to kill President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton, according to federal court documents filed Tuesday.