Clinton/Gore pp 109-133 | Cite as

1997–2000: The Good, The Bad, The Indifferent

  • Jeffrey J. Volle
Part of the The Evolving American Presidency Series book series (EAP)


Envision this scene, President Clinton takes the oath of office on January 20, 1997, with the shadow of past Democratic presidential candidates surrounding the first Democrat since Franklin D. Roosevelt to win a second term as president of the United States1. This vision would obviously not be appealing to the voters on the right of the political spectrum nor a Republican Party used to winning the White House in easy fashion. The tide was slowly turning back to the Democratic Party.


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