TIME Election Guide
Clinton Wins It
President Bill Clinton, who talked about "a bridge to the 21st century" and brushed off charges about Whitewater pardons and fund-raising abuses, easily beat Republican rival Bob Dole to capture a second term.
A Thinner Majority
House Minority Leader Richard A. Gephardt wanted the Speaker's gavel badly. But by the time most of the votes were counted, it became clear that Republicans had held their ground, and even gained enough ground in Democratic open seats to keep control of the House for two more years.
Tracking The Candidates
The Presidential Debates
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