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Monday, October 5, 1998

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  • House Moves Toward Impeachment Hearings

    The House Judiciary Committee begins considering today whether there is enough evidence to start an impeachment investigation of President Clinton. If the committee decides an impeachment inquiry is warranted, it will forward its recommendation to the full House for a vote later this week. Democrats want limits placed on the investigation, but Republicans are expected to prevail in their bid for an open-ended impeachment. Meanwhile, there are several close Congressional races around the country.

  • South Africans Unite in D.C. to Oppose Neo-Liberalism

    As policymakers from the G-7 nations and members of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund meet this week in Washington, D.C., activists and groups opposed to neo-liberalism are holding counter-meetings there as well. Under the banner of the 50 Years Is Enough Campaign, activists from around the world have come to Washington.