Rivals in GOP attack Dole for performance in speech Republicans say senator looked old in reply to Clinton; 'Dismal Dole' again; Party leaders quietly echo contenders; Dole camp is upbeat; CAMPAIGN 1996
GOP drops goal of deal with Clinton Leaders abandon drive for balanced budget agreement this year; Both sides turn to voters; No more shutdowns or risk of default, Gingrich announces hTC
Social Security checks in danger, officials say White House links loss of payments, debt ceiling
After the ruckus, only a down payment No balanced budget: No real brake on entitlements. A Clinton-Gingrich stopgap?
Muting GOP's thunder Similarities: President Clinton's State of the Union address offered his Republican opponents little room for attack. Indeed, the president sounded close to his chief GOP rival, Sen. Bob Dole.; STATE OF THE UNION
Don't be fooled by speech, Dole warns GOP candidate calls Clinton 'rear guard of welfare state'; STATE OF THE UNION
Challenges, not promises President says nation heads into bright 'age of possibility'; His 4th State of the Union; Big government over, Clinton says, calling for shared commitment; STATE OF THE UNION
Sound and fury in Washington Signifying nothing: This could be the ultimate outcome of the budget stalemate.
Federal shutdown looms again Budget talks crumble; weekend funding bill needed to stay open; 'Cooking the books'; Closing II would start Monday, affect fewer government workers
Lobby reform makes history U.S. lawmakers could learn from Md.'s experience
Clinton orders SSA, VA offices to open Some Baltimore-area workers to remain on furlough
Volunteers: giving service to America
Anti-immigrant rhetoric heats up within the GOP
Clinton widens crackdown on illegal immigrants
Clinton push on violence in movies, TV may be dead
Clinton fight against Hollywood violence appears to be dead
Calling GOP 'extremist' might well be a hard-sell
Clinton needs to force himself to just say 'no'
Line-item veto gathers momentum
Clinton threatens a crime-bill veto
President wins even if he loses the fight over Foster ON THE POLITICAL SCENE
Line-item veto wins bipartisan House approval
Clinton Speech: How's That Again? It Looks as if Public Liked It Better than Pundits Did
HOW'S this for a political odd-couple: Bill...
Clinton's Tune: 'Yakety Yak'
Cue the Republicans, Newt!
Volunteers for Money
Support sought for direct student loans
Clinton fails to 'just stop' and think before speech
Many Democrats join effort to repeal gun ban
Clinton's fate could hinge on who else decides to run
7,000 cheer Clinton at Pa. college town
Clinton calls for 'new social compact' PRESIDENT CLINTON'S STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS
Clinton called reluctant GOP convert Whitman of N.J. gives Republican response PRESIDENT CLINTON'S STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS
Clinton, in address, revives '92 'new covenant' theme PRESIDENT CLINTON'S STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS
N.J. governor says Clinton must accept Republican mandate from November PRESIDENT CLINTON'S STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS
Clinton issues call for 'new social compact' State of the Union speech echoes choices voiced by electorate Nov. 8 PRESIDENT CLINTON'S STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS
Members of Congress from Maryland pleased with Clinton speech PRESIDENT CLINTON'S STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS
Rhetorical flourish won't restore political health PRESIDENT CLINTON'S STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS
Divided House Democrats still can't adjust to defeat
Clinton fears message is not getting to public
Clinton's search for a winning theme
The Federal System Gets a Shaking
President restates health goal
Will stalemated Clinton simply declare 'victory'?
Health care compromise could help Clinton image
Clinton's TV ad on health zaps would-be supporters
Once-sympathetic Harkin raps Clinton on priorities
Quayle's book catalogs failures of '92 campaign