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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
President Clinton was acquited of obstruction of justice charges in his impeachment trial, a two-thirds majority vote having been necessary to convict.
The 22nd Amendment, which established term limits for the Presidency of the United States, passed with some bipartisan support.
Explore current and historical political parties, map party control, and learn about polarization.