William J. Clinton, at 46 the youngest man elected President since John F. Kennedy, came to the White House pledging to end the era of drift and deadlock and begin a new season of American renewal. In an address before Congress on the 29th day of his Presidency, he outlined a bold strategy to lift the economy through increased public and private investment while cutting $500 billion from the Federal deficit.
He served as governor of Arkansas from 1982 until 1992.
Clinton and his running mate, Tennessee's Senator Albert Gore, Jr., then 44, represented a new generation in American political leadership.
By 1996, Bill Clinton created over three and a half million jobs.
In 1993, he announced that he will no longer let gays be discharged from the military for that reason alone.
During the spring and summer of 1996, Clinton proposed a series of modest and low-cost solutions to social problems