Bill Clinton

Political Offices

What two positions did Clinton win?

In 1976, he became Arkansas’s attorney general, and then in 1978 the thirty-two-year-old Clinton became the youngest governor in the country. He lost his position after only one term to Republican challenger Frank D. White. After that defeat, Clinton worked in his friend Bruce Lindsey’s law firm, while working on his reelection. Clinton later regained the governorship, defeating White in 1982 and 1986.


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