In 1999, Congress repealed the 65 year old Glass-Steagall provisions, which required banks to separate investments and deposits.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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Learn about LBJ's career in the Senate and explore key votes
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
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