Jan. 5: Clintons’ Whitewater Controversy 1994

Jan 5, 2012 7:08pm

1994 Clintons’ Whitewater Real Estate Controversy

Republicans and reporters pressed Bill and Hillary Clinton on their real estate investment in the Ozarks and tax payments.  “Nightline” summarizes the backstory of the Whitewater scandal.

 

1992 First Female African American Senator

Carol Mosley Braun was sworn in as senator on opening day of the 103rd Congress.  Braun, the first African American woman in the Senate, served as a representative for Illinois until 1999.  She campaigned for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2004, but dropped out before the Iowa caucus.

 

1995 Newt Gingrich Flashback

“Nightline” report on then Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich.

 

2011 Republican John Boehner Becomes Speaker of the House

As the 112th Congress opened, the first female Speaker of the House, Democrat Nancy Pelosi, transferred power to Republican John Boehner.

 

 

Famous Birthdays

1928 Walter Mondale

1931 Alvin Ailey

1931 Robert Duvall

1932 Umberto Eco

1941 Hayao Miyazaki

1942 Charlie Rose

1946 Diane Keaton

1959 Clancy Brown

1968 Carrie Ann Inaba

1969 Marilyn Manson

1975 Bradley Cooper

1978 January Jones

1985 Michael Cuccione

 

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