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The Lewinsky scandal

<p>President Clinton and Monica Lewinsky in November 1995.  REUTERS/Handout</p>

President Clinton and Monica Lewinsky in November 1995. REUTERS/Handout

President Clinton and Monica Lewinsky in November 1995. REUTERS/Handout

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<p>President Clinton greets Monica Lewinsky at a Washington fundraising event in October 1996. 


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President Clinton greets Monica Lewinsky at a Washington fundraising event in October 1996. REUTERS/File

President Clinton greets Monica Lewinsky at a Washington fundraising event in October 1996. REUTERS/File

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<p>President Clinton and White house intern Monica Lewinsky in the Oval office with a note at the bottom reading: "To Monica - Happy Birthday. Bill Clinton". 

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President Clinton and White house intern Monica Lewinsky in the Oval office with a note at the bottom reading: "To Monica - Happy Birthday. Bill Clinton". REUTERS/File

President Clinton and White house intern Monica Lewinsky in the Oval office with a note at the bottom reading: "To Monica - Happy Birthday. Bill Clinton". REUTERS/File

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<p>A letter from Monica Lewinsky to President Clinton dated June 29, 1997. 


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A letter from Monica Lewinsky to President Clinton dated June 29, 1997. REUTERS/File

A letter from Monica Lewinsky to President Clinton dated June 29, 1997. REUTERS/File

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<p>Monica Lewinsky hugs President Clinton in January 1998.  REUTERS/Stringer</p>

Monica Lewinsky hugs President Clinton in January 1998. REUTERS/Stringer

Monica Lewinsky hugs President Clinton in January 1998. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>President Clinton denies that he had a sexual affair with a former White House intern, January 26, 1998.  REUTERS/Win McNamee</p>

President Clinton denies that he had a sexual affair with a former White House intern, January 26, 1998. REUTERS/Win McNamee

President Clinton denies that he had a sexual affair with a former White House intern, January 26, 1998. REUTERS/Win McNamee

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<p>Television satellite trucks set up near the White House as Kenneth Starr questions President Clinton regarding his relationship with Monica Lewinsky, August 17, 1998. 
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Television satellite trucks set up near the White House as Kenneth Starr questions President Clinton regarding his relationship with Monica Lewinsky, August 17, 1998. REUTERS/Larry Downing

Television satellite trucks set up near the White House as Kenneth Starr questions President Clinton regarding his relationship with Monica Lewinsky, August 17, 1998. REUTERS/Larry Downing

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<p>Monica Lewinsky in a 1997 photo. 

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Monica Lewinsky in a 1997 photo. REUTERS/File

Monica Lewinsky in a 1997 photo. REUTERS/File

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<p>A message on a building one block north of the Council of Foreign Relations building in New York ahead of a speech by President Clinton, September 14, 1998.  

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A message on a building one block north of the Council of Foreign Relations building in New York ahead of a speech by President Clinton, September 14, 1998. REUTERS/Peter Morgan

A message on a building one block north of the Council of Foreign Relations building in New York ahead of a speech by President Clinton, September 14, 1998. REUTERS/Peter Morgan

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<p>Linda Tripp, who secretly recorded conversations with Monica Lewinsky, leaves her home in Columbia, Maryland, January 24, 1998. REUTERS/Joe Giza</p>

Linda Tripp, who secretly recorded conversations with Monica Lewinsky, leaves her home in Columbia, Maryland, January 24, 1998. REUTERS/Joe Giza

Linda Tripp, who secretly recorded conversations with Monica Lewinsky, leaves her home in Columbia, Maryland, January 24, 1998. REUTERS/Joe Giza

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<p>President Clinton in the Map Room of the White House just before giving a nationally televised address to the nation where he admitted to a relationship with Monica Lewinsky, August 17, 1998.  REUTERS/Win McNamee</p>

President Clinton in the Map Room of the White House just before giving a nationally televised address to the nation where he admitted to a relationship with Monica Lewinsky, August 17, 1998. REUTERS/Win McNamee

President Clinton in the Map Room of the White House just before giving a nationally televised address to the nation where he admitted to a relationship with Monica Lewinsky, August 17, 1998. REUTERS/Win McNamee

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<p>President Clinton before he admitted to a relationship with Monica Lewinsky, August 17, 1998.  REUTERS/Win McNamee</p>

President Clinton before he admitted to a relationship with Monica Lewinsky, August 17, 1998. REUTERS/Win McNamee

President Clinton before he admitted to a relationship with Monica Lewinsky, August 17, 1998. REUTERS/Win McNamee

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<p>Bar patrons in the Martha's Vineyard town of Oak Bluffs watch President Clinton deliver his speech to the nation, admitting to a relationship with White House intern Monica Lewinsky, August 17, 1998. REUTERS/Jim Bourg</p>

Bar patrons in the Martha's Vineyard town of Oak Bluffs watch President Clinton deliver his speech to the nation, admitting to a relationship with White House intern Monica Lewinsky, August 17, 1998. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Bar patrons in the Martha's Vineyard town of Oak Bluffs watch President Clinton deliver his speech to the nation, admitting to a relationship with White House intern Monica Lewinsky, August 17, 1998. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>Independent counsel Kenneth Starr is sworn in before the House Judiciary Committee November 19, 1998.  REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

Independent counsel Kenneth Starr is sworn in before the House Judiciary Committee November 19, 1998. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Independent counsel Kenneth Starr is sworn in before the House Judiciary Committee November 19, 1998. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>A newspaper headline about the beginning of impeachment debates, December 18, 1998. REUTERS/Colin Braley</p>

A newspaper headline about the beginning of impeachment debates, December 18, 1998. REUTERS/Colin Braley

A newspaper headline about the beginning of impeachment debates, December 18, 1998. REUTERS/Colin Braley

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<p>A view of the House of Representives during a debate on possible impeachment, December 18, 1999.  REUTERS/File</p>

A view of the House of Representives during a debate on possible impeachment, December 18, 1999. REUTERS/File

A view of the House of Representives during a debate on possible impeachment, December 18, 1999. REUTERS/File

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<p>Democrats speak outside the Capitol after losing a test vote on their bid to censure President Clinton as an alternative to impeachment, December 19, 1998.


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Democrats speak outside the Capitol after losing a test vote on their bid to censure President Clinton as an alternative to impeachment, December 19, 1998. REUTERS/Mark Wilson

Democrats speak outside the Capitol after losing a test vote on their bid to censure President Clinton as an alternative to impeachment, December 19, 1998. REUTERS/Mark Wilson

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<p>Monica Lewinsky leaves her lawyer's offices in Washington, July 28, 1998. 

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Monica Lewinsky leaves her lawyer's offices in Washington, July 28, 1998. REUTERS/Larry Downing

Monica Lewinsky leaves her lawyer's offices in Washington, July 28, 1998. REUTERS/Larry Downing

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<p>President Clinton prepares for the State of the Union Address in the Oval office, January 19, 1999. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

President Clinton prepares for the State of the Union Address in the Oval office, January 19, 1999. REUTERS/Stringer

President Clinton prepares for the State of the Union Address in the Oval office, January 19, 1999. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Spectators line up in front of the Capitol for a chance to watch the impeachment proceedings, January 25, 1999. 

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Spectators line up in front of the Capitol for a chance to watch the impeachment proceedings, January 25, 1999. REUTERS/Win McNamee

Spectators line up in front of the Capitol for a chance to watch the impeachment proceedings, January 25, 1999. REUTERS/Win McNamee

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<p>Supreme Court Justice William Rehnquist swears in the 100 members of the Senate as jurors to preside over the historic Senate impeachment trial, January 7, 1999. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

Supreme Court Justice William Rehnquist swears in the 100 members of the Senate as jurors to preside over the historic Senate impeachment trial, January 7, 1999. REUTERS/Stringer

Supreme Court Justice William Rehnquist swears in the 100 members of the Senate as jurors to preside over the historic Senate impeachment trial, January 7, 1999. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Senate pages carry boxes full of trial material to the Senate Chamber for the impeachment trial, January 14, 1999.  REUTERS/Win McNamee</p>

Senate pages carry boxes full of trial material to the Senate Chamber for the impeachment trial, January 14, 1999. REUTERS/Win McNamee

Senate pages carry boxes full of trial material to the Senate Chamber for the impeachment trial, January 14, 1999. REUTERS/Win McNamee

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<p>Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist addresses senators on the second day of proceedings, January 8, 1999. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist addresses senators on the second day of proceedings, January 8, 1999. REUTERS/Stringer

Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist addresses senators on the second day of proceedings, January 8, 1999. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Reporters in the Senate Press Gallery watch the videotaped testimony of Monica Lewinsky, February 6, 1999. REUTERS/Win McNamee</p>

Reporters in the Senate Press Gallery watch the videotaped testimony of Monica Lewinsky, February 6, 1999. REUTERS/Win McNamee

Reporters in the Senate Press Gallery watch the videotaped testimony of Monica Lewinsky, February 6, 1999. REUTERS/Win McNamee

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<p>Monica Lewinsky being sworn-in during her videotaped deposition, February 1, 1999.  REUTERS/Handout</p>

Monica Lewinsky being sworn-in during her videotaped deposition, February 1, 1999. REUTERS/Handout

Monica Lewinsky being sworn-in during her videotaped deposition, February 1, 1999. REUTERS/Handout

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<p>The blue dress that Monica Lewinsky wore during a sexual encounter with President Clinton is shown as evidence.  REUTERS/File</p>

The blue dress that Monica Lewinsky wore during a sexual encounter with President Clinton is shown as evidence. REUTERS/File

The blue dress that Monica Lewinsky wore during a sexual encounter with President Clinton is shown as evidence. REUTERS/File

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<p>The vote of 55-45 that acquitted President Clinton of perjury on the first article of impeachment is shown on official Senate TV, following the roll call vote, February 12, 1999.  REUTERS/Stringer</p>

The vote of 55-45 that acquitted President Clinton of perjury on the first article of impeachment is shown on official Senate TV, following the roll call vote, February 12, 1999. REUTERS/Stringer

The vote of 55-45 that acquitted President Clinton of perjury on the first article of impeachment is shown on official Senate TV, following the roll call vote, February 12, 1999. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>President Bill Clinton whispers to first lady Hillary Clinton during an
event at the White House, February 5, 1999.
 
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President Bill Clinton whispers to first lady Hillary Clinton during an event at the White House, February 5, 1999. REUTERS/Win McNamee

President Bill Clinton whispers to first lady Hillary Clinton during an event at the White House, February 5, 1999. REUTERS/Win McNamee

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<p>President Clinton purses his lips as he speaks to the nation following his acquittal by the Senate on impeachment charges, February 12, 1999. REUTERS/File</p>

President Clinton purses his lips as he speaks to the nation following his acquittal by the Senate on impeachment charges, February 12, 1999. REUTERS/File

President Clinton purses his lips as he speaks to the nation following his acquittal by the Senate on impeachment charges, February 12, 1999. REUTERS/File

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<p>Monica Lewinsky is interviewed by talk show host Larry King, January 3, 2000.  
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Monica Lewinsky is interviewed by talk show host Larry King, January 3, 2000. REUTERS/Stringer

Monica Lewinsky is interviewed by talk show host Larry King, January 3, 2000. REUTERS/Stringer

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