Obligatory Acknowledgment of the Monica Lewinsky Scandal

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When the Monica Lewinsky scandal broke in 1998, it instantly became the most famous presidential affair in history. Bill Clinton became the first president since Andrew Johnson to be impeached, Lewinsky the most notorious intern ever, and Linda Tripp a recurring character on Saturday Night Live. And because you probably know the story backwards and forwards at this point, here's the bare bones version.

  • Monica Lewinsky
  • Intern
  • Linda Tripp
  • Taped Phone Conversations
  • Paula Jones Trial
  • Kenneth Starr
  • Drudge Report Scoops the Mainstream Media
  • "I did not have sexual relations with that woman."
  • Hillary: "Vast Right Wing Conspiracy"
  • Blue Dress
  • Grand Jury
  • "I did have a relationship with Ms. Lewinsky that was not appropriate."
  • Perjury
  • Obstruction of Justice
  • Newt Gingrich on the Attack
  • Impeachment
  • "It depends on what the meaning of the word 'is' is."
  • Acquitted of All Charges
  • Censure
  • Monica Lewinsky

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