Alternative History
Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton.jpg
United States Senator

from Arkansas

In office:
January 3, 1985 - January 3, 2003
Preceded by: David Pryor
Succeeded by: Mark Pryor
40th Governor of Arkansas
In office:
January 9, 1979 - December 12, 1984
Lieutenant: Winston Bryant
Jim Guy Tucker
Preceded by: Joe Purcell
Succeeded by: Jim Guy Tucker
Born: August 19, 1946 (age 74)
Hope, Arkansas, US
Political party: Democratic
Spouse: Hilary Clinton (m. 1975)
Children: 1
Alma mater: Georgetown University (BS)
University College, Oxford
Yale University (JD)
Occupation: Lawyer; Politician

William Jefferson Clinton ( Blythe III; born August 19, 1946) is an American politician and attorney who served as a United States Senator from Arkansas. Prior to his presidency, he served as governor of Arkansas (1979–1981 and 1983–1992) and as attorney general of Arkansas (1977–1979). A member of the Democratic Party, Clinton was known as a New Democrat, and many of his policy positions reflected a centrist "Third Way" political philosophy. He was the Democratic nominee for president in the 2000 presidential election, losing to Governor of Texas George W. Bush.