This is an archive of Washington Post news and feature stories from March 1998 about the accusations against President Clinton. Links to coverage from other months are on the News Archive page.
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Clinton Accuses Jones of 'Sabotage'
Analysis: A New Legal Low?
Court to Hear Foster Notes Argument
Obscure Panel in Impeachment Light
In Jones Case, Some Are Out on Allege
News organizations differed this weekend on how to treat a spectacular and uncorroborated allegation contained in a larger filing by Paula Jones's lawyers.
Clinton Told Jones
Team He Had No Willey Notes
An excerpt from President Clinton's Jan. 15 reponses to a series of document requests from the Paula Jones legal team. It was released by the Jones legal team on March 28 as evidence of a White House cover up.
GOP's DeLay Criticizes Clinton
Clinton Woes Trip 3 Female Incumbents
Clinton Aides Return to Grand Jury
Starr Seeks Jones Team's Records on Other Women
Impeachment Skirmishes Begin on Hill
Ken Starr's Reading List
Ken Starr has hit another raw nerve, this time by peeking under covers of a different nature.
On African Tour, Clinton Finds No Escape
Leaving No Tome Unturned
Kenneth Starr has ordered Kramerbooks & Afterwords to turn over records of Lewinsky's purchases at the Dupont Circle bookstore.
Executive Privilege Claim Covers Talks Between First Lady, Aide
Lott Assails Executive Privilege Claim
Bennett Ticked Off at '60 Minutes'
Robert Bennett contends that neither he nor the president "got a fair shake" on "60 Minutes."
At Gridiron, Pulling Only Certain Punches
The Story So Far: In Lewinsky Matter, Views Shift Rapidly
Kathleen Hall Jamieson: What Those Polls Are Telling Us
President Clinton's continuing popularity in the aftermath of Kathleen Willey's TV interview indicates the public is drawing a clear distinction between his personal life and presidential actions.
Francine Prose: Why Weigh Moral Against Political?
Clinton's Attorney Denounces 'Smear'
Executive Privilege Invoked for Two Aides
Excerpt from Willey Cross-Examination
The portion of Kathleen E. Willey's deposition released on March 20 by Clinton lawyer Robert S. Bennett. In it, Willey said Clinton neither threatened her nor offered her favors for sex.
Motion to Strike Testimony
Brief in Support of Summary Judgement
Jones's Past Private Life Targeted
Republicans Wary of Plan for Starr Panel
Judge Johnson: Strict With Public Officials and About Her Privacy
A Dead-On Impression of American Politics
For anyone who spent 1992 on the presidential campaign trail, or who has been swept up in the web of what happened between the president and Monica Lewinsky, "Primary Colors" is a surreal experience, shifting constantly between art and life. Essay by Post political writer Dan Balz
House Members Would Examine Starr's Evidence
Analysis: Discrepancies Emerging in Both Sides of Willey Story
Public Shrugs at Willey's Account
The Art of Publishing Sensations
Michael Viner, the publisher who Kathleen Willey unsuccessfully tried to interest in a book deal, is not stranger to sensational tales.
Feb. 13 affidavit released on March 18 in which Julie Hiatt Steele, a friend of Kathleen E. Willey's, says Willey asked her to lie to a Newsweek reporter about an alleged sexual advance by President Clinton that she had never heard about before.
Publisher: Willey Tried to Sell Memoir
Analysis: White House Brandishes Facts on Willey
Friend of Lewinsky Brought From Japan
So, Monica. How 'Bout Them Wizards?
You're at a glitzy party, you turn around and whoa! Monica Lewinsky is standing right there. What to say? Here are some tips.
President Rebuts Harassment Claim
Willey Emerges as Latest Scandal Sensation
Account Weakens Women's Support for Clinton
Tripp Friend Says Arrest Followed Prank
Willey Tells of Clinton Advance
Media Notes: And Now for Something Completely Different
Don't like the way you were portrayed yesterday? Just say something different today. The press, which needs fresh headlines for each passing cycle, generally tags along for the ride.
Week Eight: The President Endures an Embarrassing Week
Willey's Career Path Had a Sharp Upturn
Radio Show Dropped Due to Paula Jones Link
Clinton, Jones Teams Differ on the Law
Robert G. Kaiser: About Our Sources and Methods
Reader Reaction to The Post's Coverage
Who Is Linda Tripp and Why Did She Do What She Did?
Tony Kornheiser: The End of Monica as We Know It
Jones Filing Details Sex Allegations
Analysis: Two Probes on a Collision Course
Defense Department Probes Report of Linda Tripp Arrest
Newly Released Legal Documents
Lindsey, Steward Return to Starr Grand Jury
Presidential confidant Bruce R. Lindsey made his third appearance Thursday before the grand jury investigating the Monica S. Lewinsky matter, possibly setting the stage for a legal battle over confidentiality.
Jones Papers to Detail Hunt for Alleged Affairs
New All-Purpose Strategy: Jab at GOP Lawmakers
Long Day on the Lewinsky Stakeout
Starr Pushes for Clinton Testimony
President Clinton's testimony in the Monica S. Lewinsky matter has been sought for more than a month, but Clinton's lawyers have declined to say whether he will agree to appear before a grand jury, sources said.
Ex-White House Aide Seems to Be Cooperating With Starr
Kathleen E. Willey, who has alleged a sexual encounter with President Clinton, testified before a grand jury amid signs that she is working with prosecutors probing whether a Democrat urged her to change her story.
A Columnist's Court of Opinion
The Post's Baker on 'Levey Live'
Starr Investigating Another Witness From Jones Case
Independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr is probing whether a second witness in the Paula Jones case was asked by people with ties to the Clinton administration to alter her testimony about an alleged sexual encounter with the president, sources said.
Lott Backs Away From Comment on Starr
Journalist Apologizes for 'Troopergate' Story
Chief Whitewater Figure Dies in Prison Hospital
James B. McDougal reversed his initial protection of the Clintons and began helping Whitewater prosecutors in hopes of getting out of prison before he died. But he died Sunday, a few months before being paroled.
President's Secretary Returns to Grand Jury
GOP Leaders Disagree on Starr's Direction
Jim McDougal's Way With Words
Activity Escalates as Focus Returns to Alleged Affair
A week after independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr and the White House exchanged angry charges, the focus has returned to determining whether President Clinton and Monica S. Lewinsky had a sexual affair.
Mike McCurry, Spin Master
Press secretary Mike McCurry has done wonders defending President Clinton in the media's sex scandal coverage, yet he has never asked his boss which if any of the allegations is true.
Tony Kornheiser: Another Pizza My Heart
Lott Urges Quick End to Starr's Investigation
Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-Miss.) defended prosecutor Kenneth W. Starr from criticism but urged him to disclose whatever evidence he has of any crimes in the Monica S. Lewinsky matter.
Starr, Ginsburg Face Off in Hearing
Independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr and William Ginsburg, Monica S. Lewinsky's attorney, faced off in a closed hearing on an immunity deal for Lewinsky. Ginsburg has said Starr offered immunity, then reneged.
Analysis: Deposition Raised Career-Old Questions
Clinton: Deposition Leak Is 'Illegal'
Lawyers, Writer Dispute Collapse of Tripp Book
In Deposition, Clinton Denied Initiating Lewinsky Aid
President Clinton said that Monica S. Lewinsky gave him personal gifts and visited his office, according to an account of his deposition in the Paula Jones case. But he denied leading efforts to find Lewinsky a job.
Lewinsky's First Attorney Seeks to Have Subpoena Quashed
After Testifying, Jordan Reaffirms Friendship
Vernon E. Jordan Jr. emerged from secret testimony before a grand jury and gave the signal the White House was anxiously awaiting a staunch reaffirmation of his fidelity to his longtime friend, President Clinton.
Stifling the Scribes
Testimony May Test Jordan's Loyalty
For the first time since allegations surfaced of an affair between President Clinton and a White House intern, one of the main players in the drama will tell his story to a grand jury. What will Vernon E. Jordan Jr. say?
Civil Perjury 's Tough Consequences
Starr Is Urged to Curtail Inquiry
A top White House official Sunday urged independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr to end his Whitewater investigation.
A Core Collection of Clinton Enemies
The Roots of Ken Starr's Morality Plays
Lenzner: Private Eye or Public Enemy?
In Lewinsky Saga, a Cast of Dozens
President Hides Rage Over Starr
President Clinton privately seethes that independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr is "a very bad guy" and "dangerous," associates said.
The Story So Far: Tables Turn on Starr
GOP Leaders Criticize Clinton
Television commentator Paul Duke and historians Allida Black and Gil Troy review past presidential peccadilloes:
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