1998 Year in Review - News of the Nation
Updated August 5, 2020 | Infoplease Staff
The Year in Review
The year began with rumblings of a presidential sex scandal and ended with the impeachment of the president. Congress consumed itself in vituperative partisanship, while America's foreign policy turned tough, abandoning talk for military strikes against three terrorist states.
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