Bill Clinton

Domestic accomplishments of President Bill Clinton:

Presided over the longest period of peacetime economic expansion in American history
Signed the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993, cutting taxes for fifteen million low-income families
First President since Andrew Jackson to balance the budget
Passed welfare reform and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), providing health coverage for millions of children
Signed the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) into law and implemented Don’t Ask Don’t Tell in the armed services. Despite these anti-gay policies
Clinton also doubled federal funding for HIV/AIDS research, prevention and treatment
Signed the 1993 Brady Bill imposing a five-day waiting period on handgun purchases
Championed comprehensive health reform and the creation of universal health care
Signed the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) creating a trilateral trade bloc between Mexico, Canada, and the US in 1994