In 1999, Congress repealed the 65 year old Glass-Steagall provisions, which required banks to separate investments and deposits. Critics allege this led to risky investment practices, and subsequently the 2008 financial crisis.
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On December 19th, 1998, the House of Representatives passed House Resolution 611, referred President Bill Clinton to the Senate for impeachment prosecution on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice
The U.S. Senate unanimously voted to pass what would become the 26th Amendment, lowering the voting age to 18.