** FILE ** Former Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary celebrate his victory in the Democratic runoff in Little Rock, Ark. in this June 8, 1982 file photo. The Arkansas years, with Bill Clinton serving first as state attorney general, and later as governor, initiated Hillary education to life as a political spouse. She practiced law, became a mother, worked as an advocate for women and children. (AP Photo/File)
He was the third-youngest US president – 46 – and first president of the baby boomer generation. While President, Americans enjoyed more peace and economic well-being than ever, with the lowest unemployment rate; lowest inflation in 30 years; highest home ownership history; dropped crime rates; reduced welfare rolls; proposed the first balanced budget achieving a budget surplus. Clinton left office with the highest end-of-office approval rating of any U.S. president since World War II.