First, the Good News

The special prosecutor's initial report finds no conspiracies or crimes, but the investigations continue

Starved for good news, the Clinton Administration got a double helping last week from Robert Fiske, the Whitewater special prosecutor. Reporting on the first phase of an investigation that began in January, Fiske concluded that White House deputy counsel Vincent Foster killed himself with a gunshot to the head last July 20, as police investigators reported at the time. Fiske confirmed that Foster suffered from severe depression, but found "no evidence that matters related to Whitewater" or other Clinton land and loan controversies "played any role in his death."

Fiske also declared that top aides to the President did nothing illegal...

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